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Sony Xperia M5 Dual vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

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Summary
73%
76%
Display

5.0" (12.7 cm)

Full HD, 441 PPI

5.2" (13.21 cm)

Full HD, 424 PPI

Performance

Octa Core

2 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Octa Core

1.9 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Storage

16 GB

200 GB (Expandable)

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

21.5 MP (Primary)

13 MP(Front)

16 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

2600 mAh

12 h talktime (3G)

3000 mAh

16 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

3.6/5 based on 3,836 ratings

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4.1/5 based on 1,087 ratings

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General
Launch Date

September 9, 2015 (Official)

March 15, 2017 (Official)

Brand

Sony

Samsung

Model

Xperia M5 Dual

Galaxy A5 2017

Operating System

Android v5.0 (Lollipop)

Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

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

Fingerprint Sensor

no  No

yes

Quick Charging

no  No

yes Fast

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 145 mm
Width: 72 mm
Thickness: 7.6 mm

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

Weight

142.6 grams

159 grams

Colours

Black, Gold, White

Black Sky, Gold Sand

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP65, IP68

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

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Display
Good
Very Good
Screen Size

5.0 " (12.7 cm)

5.2 " (13.21 cm)

Screen Resolution

Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)

Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)

Aspect Ratio

16:9

Pixel Density

441 ppi

424 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

yes

Corning Gorilla Glass v4

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

65.86 %

71.29 %

Performance
Good
Good
Chipset

MediaTek MT6795

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880

Processor

Octa core, 2 GHz, ARM Cortex A57

Octa core, 1.9 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

PowerVR G6200

Mali-T830 MP3

RAM

3 GB

3 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

16 GB

32 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 200 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 23.1 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

21.5 MP Primary Camera

16 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor, Exmor-R CMOS image sensor

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes Hybrid autofocus, Phase Detection autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F1.9

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

5352 x 4016 Pixels

4616 x 3464 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Touch to focus

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

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

13 MP Front Camera

16 MP Front Camera

Sensor

Exmor RS

CMOS

Autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.9

Flash

no  No

no  No

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Good
Very Good
Capacity

2600 mAh

3000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 12 Hours(3G) / Up to 12 Hours(2G)

Up to 16 Hours(3G)

Standby time

Up to 607 Hours(4G) / Up to 656 Hours(3G) / Up to 671 Hours(2G)

Quick Charging

no  No

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

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

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

VoLTE

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 150 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 4)
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) / 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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SIM 2

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

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
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SAR Value

Head: 0.311 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.1

yes v4.2

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes RDS

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

no  No

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Front

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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

Applications

Samsung Pay

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    Answered By Riya Chopra | 2 years ago

    Recording calls on Galaxy A5 2017


    To record calls in Galaxy A5 2017 you have to download the ACR Call Recording app which you can download using this link: Call Recorder App.


    Simply install the app and press the three bar in the top left corner of the app and turn it on.

    Your call will start getting recorded.


  • Whether Galaxy A5 2017 has USB OTG support?

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    Answered By Akhila Bhatnagar | 2 years ago
    Yes it supports OTG.
  • Which is a better phone betweenSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 or Xperia M5 Dual?

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    Answered By Sulalita Sahni | 1 years ago

    Both the phones have their pros and cons,lets analyze both

    Advantages of Sony Xperia M5 Dual

    1.Better Camera Resolution:- More resolution generally means better picture quality, though it's not always necessary.

    Advantages of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) :-

    1.Supports VoLTE:-Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is VoLTE Enabled. You can use this to make calls over 4G network. It is compatible with Reliance Jio.

    2.More Storage Capacity:-More memory allows you to store more songs, videos, photos and install more applications.

    3.Bigger Battery:-It  can generally last more time, 

    4.Has Fingerprint Sensor:-Fingerprint sensor support allows you to quickly unlock your device using your fingerprint.


    Verdict - In my opinion, Sony Xperia M5 Dual is better overall performance and price ,if you need fingerprint sensor and better battery  you can go for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) .

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  • Should I buy Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 or wait for Samsung Galaxy A5 2018?

    Answered By AKSSHITH VARMA | 1 years ago
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    Answered By surajthapa4911 | 1 years ago
    Sony xperia m5 have dual volte support.
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