Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) VS. Samsung Galaxy A3: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) VS. Samsung Galaxy A3. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
6.8
Cost-effectiveness
6.1
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.7
4.8
Performance & Hardware
4.1
3
Camera
4.9
3.3
Connectivity
5.9
6.4
Battery
3.3
2.1

Basics

Brand

Aliases
SM-A310F, A310F
SM-A300F, SM-A300F/DS, SM-A300FU

Release Date

Release date
December 2015, 3 years ago
October 2014, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
65.2 mm
134.5 mm
7.3 mm
65.5 mm
130.1 mm
6.9 mm
Weight
132 g
110 g
Usable surface
69 %
65 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black
Black

Blue

Gold

Pink

Silver

White

Screen

Diagonal
4.7"
4.5"
Type
Super Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
540 x 960 px
Density
312 Pixels per inch
245 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy A3
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7578
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916v2
CPU
4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.5 GHz
1.4 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Mali-T720 MP2 600 MHz
Qualcomm Adreno 306

RAM

RAM
1.5 GB
1 GB

Antutu

Score
34.000
Overall performance better than 40% of devices
20.096
Overall performance better than 16% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
16 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Geomagnetic
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • RGB

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
8 Mpx
Pixel size
--
--
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS
Aperture
f/1.9
f/2.4
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.621 W/Kg on head
0.524 W/Kg on body
0.390 W/Kg on head
0.554 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.310 W/Kg on head
1.270 W/Kg on body
1.462 W/Kg on head
1.153 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • Mirrorlink
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2300 mAh
1900 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Prices

Prices

Prices