59points

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

49points

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro

84points

Xiaomi Mi 8

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Comparison winner
Xiaomi Mi 8
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145 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 8

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8
59
points
49
points
84
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) better than Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro & Xiaomi Mi 8?

  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Weight
    157gvs172,175g
  • Weather sealed
  • Width
    71.4mmvs77.2,74.8mm
  • Height
    146.1mmvs156.5,154.9mm
  • Supports ANT+
  • Volume
    82.41cm³vs84.57260000000001,88.057552cm³
  • Uses HMP

Why is Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro better than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) & Xiaomi Mi 8?

  • Thickness
    7mmvs7.9,7.6mm

Why is Xiaomi Mi 8 better than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) & Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro?

  • Battery power
    3400mAhvs3000,3300mAh
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs8 x 1.9,8 x 2GHz
  • Screen size
    6.21"vs5.2,5.7"
  • RAM
    6GBvs3,4GB
  • Megapixels
    12MP & 12MPvs16,16MP
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2248pxvs1080 x 1920,1080 x 1920px
  • Front camera megapixels
    20MPvs16,16MP
  • Internal storage
    256GBvs32,64GB

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

3.weight

157g

172g

175g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.9mm

7mm

7.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

71.4mm

77.2mm

74.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

146.1mm

156.5mm

154.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1080 x 1920px

1080 x 2248px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

423ppi

386ppi

402ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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"

5.7"

6.21"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. 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 10i

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

3.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7880)

8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

5.maximum memory bandwidth

16.5GB/s (Samsung Exynos 7880)

7.45GB/s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

29.9GB/s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

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

31.79GB/s

6.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

16MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

16MP

16MP

20MP

Best

Huawei Honor 10i

32MP

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

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

f/1.8

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 phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

3.number of microphones

2

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 C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

5.Has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

3300mAh

3400mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

For example

ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G

3.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

For example

Punkt. MP02

4.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

5.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8
6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 8

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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