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Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 vs Samsung Galaxy A6 vs Honor 8C

Summary
80%
83%
82%
Display

5.2" (13.21 cm)

Full HD, 424 PPI

5.6" (14.22 cm)

720x1480 px, 294 PPI

6.26" (15.9 cm)

720x1520 px, 269 PPI

Performance

Octa Core

1.9 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Octa Core

1.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

1.8 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

16 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

16 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

13 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

Battery

3000 mAh

16 h talktime (3G)

3000 mAh

20 h talktime (3G)

4000 mAh

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User Rating

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General
Launch Date

March 15, 2017 (Official)

May 22, 2018 (Official)

December 10, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Honor

Model

Galaxy A5 2017

Galaxy A6

8C

Operating System

Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Custom UI

EMUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

no  No

Design
Size Compare
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Dimensions

Height: 146.1 mm
Width: 71.4 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Height: 149.9 mm
Width: 70.8 mm
Thickness: 7.7 mm

Height: 158.7 mm
Width: 75.9 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Weight

159 grams

162 grams

167 grams

Colours

Black Sky, Gold Sand

Black, Blue, Gold

Aurora Blue, Midnight Black

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Very Good
Good
Average
Screen Size

5.2 " (13.21 cm)

5.6 " (14.22 cm)

6.26 " (15.9 cm)

Screen Resolution

Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)

720 x 1480 pixels

720 x 1520 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9

18.5:9

19:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes

Pixel Density

424 ppi

294 ppi

269 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v4

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

71.29 %

75.33 %

80.8 %

Performance
Good
Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Qualcomm Snapdragon 632

Processor

Octa core, 1.9 GHz, Cortex A53

Octa core, 1.6 GHz, Cortex A53

Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 250 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 250)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-T830 MP3

Mali-T830

Adreno 506

RAM

3 GB

4 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

32 GB

32 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 23.1 GB

Up to 22.1 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Good
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

16 MP Primary Camera

16 MP Primary Camera

13 MP + 2 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.9

F1.7

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4616 x 3464 Pixels

4616 x 3464 Pixels

4128 x 3096 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

16 MP Front Camera

16 MP Front Camera

8 MP Front Camera

Sensor

CMOS

Physical Aperture

F1.9

F1.9

F2.0

Flash

no  No

yes LED Flash

yes Soft light flash

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3000 mAh

3000 mAh

4000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 16 Hours(3G)

Up to 20 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast

no  No

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 300 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 6)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 300 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 6)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.311 W/kg

Head: 0.336 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v4.2

yes v4.2

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

no  No

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Front

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Applications

Samsung Pay

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