Samsung Galaxy A5 VS. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy A5 VS. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
No price,
no Ki
7.2
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
4.7
6.9
Performance & Hardware
3.3
6.2
Camera
5.8
7.4
Connectivity
5.9
6.8
Battery
3.1
3.4

Basics

Brand

Aliases
SM-A500F
G925F

Release Date

Release date
October 2014, 5 years ago
March 2015, 4 years ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
69.7 mm
139.3 mm
6.7 mm
70.5 mm
143.4 mm
6.9 mm
Weight
123 g
138 g
Usable surface
71 %
71 %
Materials
Metal
Glass
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Pink

Silver

White
Black

Gold

Green

White

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.1"
Type
Super Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
294 Pixels per inch
576 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Dual Edge display
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy A5
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
CPU
4xARM Cortex-A53 1.2GHz
4x2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57 +4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.2 GHz
2.1 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 306
ARM Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

RAM
2 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
20.878
Overall performance better than 17% of devices
83.917 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 70% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
128 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
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.136 µm
1.120 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX135 Exmor RS
Sony IMX240 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/2.2
f/1.9
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B12 (700)
  • 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
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

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

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage

SAR

European measurement

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

0.230 W/Kg on head
0.403 W/Kg on body
0.334 W/Kg on head
0.594 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

0.648 W/Kg on head
0.478 W/Kg on body
1.580 W/Kg on head
1.340 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2300 mAh
2600 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Prices

Prices unavailable

Prices