Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) VS. Samsung Galaxy S5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) VS. Samsung Galaxy S5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.6
Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
8.2
7.7
Performance & Hardware
6.8
6.8
Camera
8.8
8.3
Connectivity
8.7
7.2
Battery
5
6.1

Basics

Brand

Aliases
SM-A320F, A320F
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Presentation

Unveiled
January 2017, 1 year ago
April 2014, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
66.2 mm
135.4 mm
7.9 mm
72.5 mm
142.0 mm
8.0 mm
Weight
138 g
145 g
Usable surface
68 %
69 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
-
Resistance
IP68
IP67
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
4.7"
5.1"
Type
Super Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
312 Pixels per inch
432 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes




Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
CPU
ARM Cortex-A53
4x1.9 GHz ARM Cortex-A15+ 4x1.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A7
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.6 GHz
1.9 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
No

Graphics

GPU
Arm Mali-T830
ARM Mali-T628 MP6

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
45.259
Overall performance better than 66% of devices
44.329
Overall performance better than 64% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Geomagnetic
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Pedometer
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Humidity
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Thermometer

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
15.9 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.120 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX258
Samsung S5K2P2XX
Type
CMOS
ISOCELL
Aperture
f/1.9
f/2.2
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • 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
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30.0 fps
Yes
60.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
2 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
-

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HOGP
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

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

0.349 W/Kg on head
1.380 W/Kg on body
0.638 W/Kg on head
0.326 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

0.860 W/Kg on head
0.740 W/Kg on body
1.030 W/Kg on head
1.260 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Capacity
2350 mAh
2800 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Removable

Software

Operating System
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

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