Compare Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Feature Comparison

  • The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)'s Screen Size measures in at 5.2 inch. When compared to the other product's Screen Size, it is 1.0% more
  • Both Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) have same Internal Storage
  • RAM of Samsung Galaxy S5 is the same as Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
 
Samsung Galaxy S5
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Spec Score 
74 /100
100 /100
  
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76 Value For Money Score
86 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
5.1 inch 5.2 inch   
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels   
Screen Type
Super AMOLED Super AMOLED   
Pixel Density
432 PPI 424 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 4   
Bezel Less
No No   
Screen Features
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Samsung Exynos Samsung Exynos   
Processor Speed
1.9GHz 1.6GHz   
Processor
Exynos 5422 Exynos 7580   
Processor Type
Octa-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
2GB 2GB   
Graphics
Mali-T628 MP6 -   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
16MP 13MP   
Dual Rear Camera
No No   
Front Camera Resolution
2MP 5MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No No   
Camera Details
Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video and Image Recording, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face and Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
4K Video Recording (2160p) Full HD Video Recording (1080p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), LED Flash Autofocus, OIS, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 4.4 KitKat Android 5.1 Lollipop   
OS Detail
- -   
OS Upgradable To
Android 6.0 Android 7.0   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB Micro USB   
Features
Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer   
IP Rating
IP67 (Dust and Water Resistant - 1 meter for 30 minutes) -   
Dimensions (mm)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 144.8 x 71 x 7.3   
Weight
145 grams 155 grams   
Connectivity
3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Charcoal Black, Electric Blue, Copper Gold, Shimmery White Midnight Black, Gold, White   
Build Material
Polycarbonate Glass, Metal   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories 1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months Accessories Warranty   
Body SAR
1.58W/kg 0.47W/kg   
Head SAR
1.2W/kg 0.29W/kg   
In The Box
Device, Charger, Earphone, User Manual Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual   
Audio Features
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
16GB 16GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
10GB 10.83GB   
Card Slot
Yes Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
128GB 128GB   
OTG Support
Yes Yes   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Single Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Micro SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)   
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 UMTS 2100   
4G Bands
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
2800mAh 2900mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
Yes No   
Wireless Charging
Yes No   
Fast Charging
No Yes, Adaptive Quick Charging   

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Specs

Specs
Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)  
Screen Size 5.1 inch5.2 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 16MP13MP  
RAM 2GB2GB  
Battery Capacity 2800mAh2900mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 2MP5MP  

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Premium design with Metal and Glass body construction
  • Decent battery backup with the 2900mAh unit
  • Fast and accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Brilliant AMOLED display with 424PPI and Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Good camera performance and has OIS
The Bad
  • Not the latest Android version, runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box
  • Does not support 4K video recording

Samsung Galaxy S5 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Stunning AMOLED display with a pixel density of 432PPI
  • Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Powerful battery
  • Dust and Water resistant IP67 certification
  • Fingerprint scanner
The Bad
  • Bloated TouchWiz UI
  • Slightly sluggish performance
  • Delayed Android software updates
  • Mediocre hardware gives average performance

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This page helps you compare Samsung Galaxy S5 with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). When you see Samsung Galaxy S5 Vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) comparison on Pricebaba, watch-out for the specifications of these phones and also the VFM score. With Pricebaba’s Value For Money Score, you can know how Samsung Galaxy S5 stands against Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and which one you should buy. The best price of Samsung Galaxy S5 is currently Rs. 21,999. The lowest price for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is Rs. 16,499. The prices for both these products were updated December 18, 2017.
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