• 5" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon 410 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/2 Rear: 1x Camera
  • 2300 mAh
  • 5.7" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon 615 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1x Camera
  • 3050 mAh
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Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A5 (2014), Price: 230 USD at AmazonGalaxy A8 (2015), Price: 495 USD at Amazon
Display5" 1280x720 Super AMOLED5.7" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/2 (Primary)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 410 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
  • Snapdragon 615 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (128GB max.)
Battery2300 mAh3050 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 123g (4.3oz), 139.3x69.7x6.7 mm (5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 inches)IP Rating, 151g (5.3oz), 158x76.8x5.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 inches)
Price (Market)$230$495
Display
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5"5.7"
Display/Body Ratio71.0%73.8%
Resolution1280x7201920x1080
Sharpness (PPI)294 PPI386 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Camera 0
NameRear CameraRear Camera
Megapixel13-MP16-MP
Aperturef/2f/1.9
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Max. Photo Resolution4128x30965312x2988
Camera 1
NameFront CameraFront Camera
Megapixel5-MP5-MP
Battery
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2300 mAh3050 mAh
Talk Time15 hours17 hours
Music Playback Time68 hours51 hours
Computing
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 410Snapdragon 615
Processor ModelMSM8916MSM8939
Processor # Cores48
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHzquad-core 1.8 et quad-core 1.3 GHz
RAM Options2GB2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB128GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.4.4Android 5.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
SAR US Head0.65 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.48 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.23 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.4 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

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