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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Top 62%1,562 points
Top 62%
Top 41%2,404 points
Top 41%
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Top specs and features

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017): 94 facts in comparison

1. battery power

3.45% more battery power.
2900mAh
Energizer Power Max P16K Pro: 16000mAh
3000mAh

2. total clock speed

18.75% faster CPU clock speed.
8 x 1.6GHz
Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB: 10 x 2.6GHz
8 x 1.9GHz

3. pixel density

0.24% higher pixel density.
424ppi
Sony Xperia H8541: 847ppi
423ppi

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.2"
Huawei Mate 20 X: 7.2"
5.2"

5. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
2GB
OnePlus 6T: 8GB
3GB

6. megapixels

23.08% more megapixels (main camera).
13MP
Huawei Mate 20 X: 40 & 20 & 8MP
16MP

7. resolution

0% higher resolution.
1080 x 1920px
Sony Xperia H8541: 2160 x 4320px
1080 x 1920px

8. front camera megapixels

3.2x more megapixels (front camera).
5MP
Wiko View2 Pro: 16 & 16MP
16MP

9. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
86% have it

10. has branded damage resistant glass

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
41% have it

11. weight

2g lighter.
155g
Palm Phone: 62.5g
157g

12. internal storage

16GB more internal storage.
16GB
Smartisan Nut R1: 1024GB
32GB

13. thickness

0.6mm thinner.
7.3mm
Asus Zenfone AR 64GB: 4.6mm
7.9mm

14. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
10% have it

15. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
36% have it

16. has built-in optical image stabilization

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.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
14% have it

17. download speed

0% faster downloads.
300MBits/s
Huawei Mate 20 X: 1200MBits/s
300MBits/s

18. has a radio

It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
69% have it

19. video recording (main camera)

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.
1080 x 30fps
Crosscall Trekker-X4: 1080 x 120fps
1080 x 30fps

20. Is DLNA certified

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
30% have it

21. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
38% have it

22. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
37% have it

23. width

0.4mm narrower.
71mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
71.4mm

24. Has a fingerprint scanner

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
36% have it

25. Has a dual-tone LED flash

A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
27% have it

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