36points

Huawei Honor Magic

60points

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Huawei Honor Magic
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Huawei Honor Magic vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
36
points
60
points

Why is Huawei Honor Magic better than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)?

  • 12g lighter
    145gvs157g
  • 0.1mm thinner
    7.8mmvs7.9mm
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • 1.5mm narrower
    69.9mmvs71.4mm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • 3.34% less body volume
    79.66cm³vs82.40916600000001cm³
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Supports fast charging

Why is Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) better than Huawei Honor Magic?

  • 3.45% more battery power
    3000mAhvs2900mAh
  • 2.16% bigger screen size
    5.2"vs5.09"
  • 2x more megapixels (front camera)
    16MPvs8MP
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 6x faster downloads
    300MBits/svs50MBits/s
  • Is DLNA certified

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

145g

157g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.8mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

69.9mm

71.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

146.1mm

146.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

577ppi

423ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

5.09"

5.2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Huawei Honor View 20 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

6.Has an AMOLED display
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has out-of-order execution
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

4.Has AES
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

6.RAM

4GB

3GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

16MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

For example

Nokia 8.1

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

8MP

16MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2.2 & f/2.2

f/1.9

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

For example

Huawei Honor View 20 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Lenovo Z5s

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

2900mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.wireless charging
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Umidigi One Max

4.has a removable battery
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
5.Is free and open source
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Huawei Honor Magic
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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