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

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

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
6.7
Cost-effectiveness
No price,
no Ki
Design & Materials
5.5
5.6
Performance & Hardware
3.8
4.3
Camera
4.4
4.2
Connectivity
5.6
6.5
Battery
3.2
4

Basics

Brand

Aliases
SM-A310F, A310F
Galaxy Alfa, SM-G850A, SM-G850F, SM-G850T, SM-G850M, SM-G850Y, SM-G850FQ

Release Date

Release date
December 2015, 4 years ago
August 2014, 5 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
65.2 mm
134.5 mm
7.3 mm
65.5 mm
132.4 mm
6.7 mm
Weight
132 g
115 g
Usable surface
69 %
70 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black
Black

Blue

Gold

Silver

White

Screen

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

Prototypes





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

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7578
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430
CPU
4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex A15 + 4x 1.3 ARM Cortex-A7
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.5 GHz
1.8 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
No

Graphics

GPU
Mali-T720 MP2 600 MHz
ARM Mali-T628 MP6

RAM

RAM
1.5 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
34.000
Overall performance better than 37% of devices
50.928
Overall performance better than 53% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
No

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
ISO
--
Pixel size
--

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
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
  • 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
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
2.1 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • 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
  • 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
0.400 W/Kg on head
0.506 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
1.180 W/Kg on head
0.750 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
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2300 mAh
1860 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable

Removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Prices

Prices

Prices unavailable