60points

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

55points

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)
60
points
55
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) better than Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Is DLNA certified
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Weather sealed
  • 3.8mm shorter
    146.1mmvs149.9mm
  • Has a serial shot mode

Why is Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) better than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)?

  • 7.69% bigger screen size
    5.6"vs5.2"
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs3GB
  • 32GB more internal storage
    64GBvs32GB
  • 0.2mm thinner
    7.7mmvs7.9mm
  • 10.53% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.7 vs1.9f
  • 0.6mm narrower
    70.8mmvs71.4mm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

3.thickness

7.9mm

7.7mm

Best

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4.6mm

4.width

71.4mm

70.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

146.1mm

149.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

82.41cm³

81.72cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

720 x 1480px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

423ppi

294ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

5.2"

5.6"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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 A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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 A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

3.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7880)

8 (Samsung Exynos 7870)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

5.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)

3.1 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

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

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

16MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

16MP

16MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/1.9

f/1.7

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
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

4.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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.

For example

Huawei Honor View 20

6.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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 A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018)

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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