60points

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

48points

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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119 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
60
points
48
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) better than Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 10g lighter
    157gvs167g
  • 0.2mm thinner
    7.9mmvs8.1mm
  • Has NFC
  • Is DLNA certified
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Weather sealed

Why is Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime better than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)?

  • 10% more battery power
    3300mAhvs3000mAh
  • 5.77% bigger screen size
    5.5"vs5.2"
  • Has manual ISO
  • Has manual white balance
  • Uses big.LITTLE technology
  • 5h longer battery life
    21hvs16h

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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

3.weight

157g

167g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.9mm

8.1mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

71.4mm

74.9mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

146.1mm

151.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

423ppi

401ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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"

5.5"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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

6.has an IPS screen
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

For example

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

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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.GPU clock speed

950MHz (Samsung Exynos 7880)

500MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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

4.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7880)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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

6.maximum memory bandwidth

16.5GB/s (Samsung Exynos 7880)

6.4GB/s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

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

Best

Sony Xperia XZ2 Dual SIM

29.9GB/s

Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

13MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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 J7 Prime

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

16h

21h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Vernee V2 Pro

96h

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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 J7 Prime

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 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

6.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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 J7 Prime
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

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 J7 Prime

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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