Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Comparison

Compare Specification and Price of Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 and Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

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Samsung Galaxy A8 2016
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Price $716.50 $683.17
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Overview
Class Smartphone Smartphone
SIM Type Dual SIM (GSM+GSM) Micro-SIM
Network 2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network: LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Operating System Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) Exynos 7420 Octa Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Browser HTML5 HTML5
Form Factor Candy bar Candybar
In The Box -- Handset, Standard Battery 2800 mAh, Charger, USB, Data Cable, 3.5 mm Headset, User Guide
Physical Dimensions
Dimension (HxWxD) 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm 144.78 x 73.41 x 8.9 mm
Weight 182 g 170 g
Display
Size 5.7 inches (~386 ppi) 5.1 inches (~432 ppi)
Technology Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Colors 16M colors 16 M
Other Features -- Dust and Water Resistant, Salt, Dust, Humidity, Rain, Vibration, Solar radiation, Transport and Thermal shock resistant
Memory and Storage
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 16 GB
External Memory Yes, Up to 256 GB via microSD microSD, up to 64 GB
RAM 3 GB 2 GB
Battery
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery Li-Ion 2800 mAh Battery
Talk Time -- Up to 29 h
Stand-by Time -- Up to 480 h
Camera
Primary Camera(Rear) 16 MP with LED flash 16 MP with LED Flash
Secondary Camera(Front) 8 MP 2 MP
Resolution 4616 x 3464 Pixels 3456 x 4608 pixels
Digital/Optical Zoom Digital Zoom Yes, Digital
Video 1080p Yes, 1080p
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Video recorder, Camera Effects, Video Stabilisation, Smile detection, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Touch focus, Autofocus, Video Sharing, Video player, Video streaming, Image Viewer, HDR, Smile Shot, 3D Tour, Beauty Face
Data & Connectivity
GPRS Yes Yes, Class 33
EDGE Yes Yes, Class 33
3G Yes, HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps Yes, HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
4G Yes, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps Yes, LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, DLNA
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
HDMI Port -- No
Multimedia
Music Player Yes, Supports MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC player Yes, Supports WAV, AAC, AMR, MP3, MIDI, AAC+, eAAC+
MP3 Ringtone Yes Yes
Poly Ringtone -- Yes
LoudSpeaker Yes Yes
Video Player Yes, Supports MP4, WMV, H.264 player Yes, Supports 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263
Video recording 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Messaging
SMS Yes Yes
MMS Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes
Push mail Yes --
Instant Messaging Yes Yes
Features
Java No Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass Accelerometer, Barometer, Geomagnetic Sensor, Gesture Sensor, Gyro Sensor, HRM Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
FM Radio Yes No
FM Radio recording Yes --
Additional Features - ANT+ support Rugged Design, Water, Dust and Shock Proof, Private Mode, Kids Mode, Power Saving Mode, Active Noise Cancellation, Air Commands, My Magazine, Action Memo, S-Voice Natural Language Commands and Dictation
S Finder, S Note, S Translator, S Health, Story Album, Activity Zone, AT&T Services, NFC
Colors Available
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Mint Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Ruby Red


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