45points

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

42points

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

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Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
45
points
42
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) better than Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)?

  • 0.6mm thinner
    7.3mmvs7.9mm
  • 3.7mm narrower
    62.5mmvs66.2mm
  • 0.9mm shorter
    134.5mmvs135.4mm
  • Has integrated LTE
  • 13.34% less body volume
    61.37cm³vs70.81149200000002cm³
  • Has integrated graphics
  • Has AES
  • Has dynamic frequency scaling

Why is Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) better than Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)?

  • 2.17% more battery power
    2350mAhvs2300mAh
  • 2.13x faster CPU speed
    8 x 1.6GHzvs4 x 1.5GHz
  • 0.5GB more RAM memory
    2GBvs1.5GB
  • 1.6x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs5MP
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 2x faster downloads
    300MBits/svs150MBits/s
  • Weather sealed

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

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

3.thickness

7.3mm

7.9mm

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4.6mm

4.width

62.5mm

66.2mm

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Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

134.5mm

135.4mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

61.37cm³

70.81cm³

Best

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36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

312ppi

312ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (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

4.7"

4.7"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

4

4

Best

Sony Xperia 1 Dual SIM

6

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (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
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (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
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

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

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ZTE Blade V8 16GB

4.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)

3.1 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

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4

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

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

Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

13MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (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.

3.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

Best

Huawei P30 Lite

32MP

4.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

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/1.9

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

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

6.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

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

2.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

3.Has a radio
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Battery

1.battery power

2300mAh

2350mAh

Best

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16000mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (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
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (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.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (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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