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Apple iPhone 5S (16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
4"
IPS

640x1136

8
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

1560
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)Compare Apple iPhone 5S X
Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
4.7"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone 5S (16GB)8 Advantages Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)vsGalaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
+16GB (13GB available)30%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+112 grams (3.92 ounces)18%
Lighter
vs132 grams (4.62 ounces)
+326 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs312 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 64bit Dual-Corevs+1.5Ghz 64bit Quad-Core19%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+1.5GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
eMMCvs+eMMC 4.5Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)4%
Thinner
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
640x1136 pixelsvs+720x1280 pixels27%
Higher resolution screen
4"vs+4.7"18%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1560 mAhvs+2300 mAh47%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

24 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE
+17 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
ModeliPhone 5S (16GB)Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
Other model namesApple iPhone 5S A1453, iPhone A1457, A1530, A1533Galaxy A3 SM-A310M (Single-Sim)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2013January, 2016
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)58.6 x 123.8 millimeters (2.31 x 4.87 in)65.2 x 134.5 millimeters (2.57 x 5.3 in)
Weight112 grams (3.92 ounces)132 grams (4.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
Operating systemiOS 7.0Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateiOS 12Android 7.0 Nougat
HardwareApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL069864bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7578 (28nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone ARM v81.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 quad-coreARM Mali-T720 MP2 600Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR31.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)
eMMC
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size4" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~60.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution640x1136 pixels (16:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)326 PPI312 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1700/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA1453/A1533 GSM model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1453/A1533 CDMA model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

A1457/A1530 model:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat3

A1453 model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,8,13,17,18,19,20,25,26)

A1533 model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,8,13,17,19,20,25)

A1457 model:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

A1530 model:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2600 (Bands 38,39,40)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.5µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold
- Touch ID
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1560 mAh2300 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standby15000 minutes | 250 hours | 10.4 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 5S (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.12W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)1.026W/kg (head) | 1.289W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1W/kg (head) | 0.8W/kg (body)0.402W/kg (head) | 0.482W/kg (body)
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