• 5.1" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP Rear: 1x Camera
  • 3050 mAh
  • 5.2" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7880 Octa SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1x Camera
  • 3000 mAh
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Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A8 (2016) (2016)Galaxy A5 (2017) (2017), Price: 535 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED5.2" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP (Primary)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 16-MP
Computing
  • Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Exynos 7880 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3050 mAh3000 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 158x76.8x6 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.24 inches)IP68, 157g (5.5oz), 146.1x71.4x7.9 mm (5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$535
Display
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"5.2"
Display/Body Ratio59.1%71.5%
Resolution1920x10801920x1080
Sharpness (PPI)432 PPI424 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-MP16-MP
Aperturef/1.9
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Camera 1
NameFront CameraFront Camera
Megapixel5-MP16-MP
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3050 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Computing
Processor BrandSamsungSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7420 OctaExynos 7880 Octa
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.1 GHz1.9 GHz
RAM Options3GB3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1Android 6.0.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBUSB Type C
SAR EU Head0.52 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.39 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
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • WMV
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

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