• 5.2" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7880 Octa SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1x Camera
  • 3000 mAh
  • 5" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 1.5GB
    Spreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320A SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1x Camera
  • 2600 mAh
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Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A5 (2017) (2017), Price: 535 USD at AmazonGalaxy J3 (2016) (2015), Price: 175 USD at Amazon
Display5.2" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED5" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
  • 8-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 16-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Exynos 7880 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Spreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320A SoC
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3000 mAh2600 mAh
DesignIP68, 157g (5.5oz), 146.1x71.4x7.9 mm (5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches)IP Rating, 138g (4.9oz), 142.3x71x7.9 mm (5.60 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$535$175
Display
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.2"5"
Display/Body Ratio71.5%68.2%
Resolution1920x10801280x720
Sharpness (PPI)424 PPI294 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Camera 0
NameRear CameraRear Camera
Megapixel16-MP8-MP
Aperturef/1.9f/2.2
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
Camera 1
NameFront CameraFront Camera
Megapixel16-MP5-MP
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh2600 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Removable
Talk Time22 hours
Music Playback Time77 hours
Computing
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7880 OctaSpreadtrum SC9830Exynos 3475 Quad - J320A
Processor # Cores84
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.9 GHz1.5 or 1.3 GHz
RAM Options3GB1.5GB
Internal Storage Options32GB16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1Android 5.1.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 MbpsLTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head1.17 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.12 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.52 W/Kg0.48 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.39 W/Kg0.42 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMMicro 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
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • MP4
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

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