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Blu Life One 2015 (16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Blu Life One (2015) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Blu Life One 2015 (16GB)
5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2420
mAh

(Removable)

vs
27PointsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Compare Blu Life One (2015) X
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)

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!

Life One 2015 (16GB)3 Advantages Blu Life One 2015 (16GB)vsGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
+120 grams (4.2 ounces)31%
Lighter
vs157 grams (5.5 ounces)
+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)5%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core105%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+64GB (52GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
294 PPIvs+424 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+5.2"4%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(back) 16MP25%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+EIS: Digital stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) VGA (640x480)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 5.0 Lollipopvs+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2420 mAhvs+3000 mAh24%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+15 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 featuresBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
ModelLife One 2015 (16GB)Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Other model namesBLU Life One 4G LTE Dual-Sim 16GB/2GB, Blu X010QGalaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-Sim
Country or region available(Global, International)(Latin America)USA
(Global, International), (Latin America), USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandBluSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2015January, 2017
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 143.5 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)
Weight120 grams (4.2 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Blu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 LollipopAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 306 450MhzARM Mali-T830 MP3
RAM memory2GB LPDDR23GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 4.5
64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/1700/2600 (Bands 4,7,17)LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
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
CameraBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, AACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Screen protector included
- Silicon Case included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2420 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standby39000 minutes | 650 hours | 27.1 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateBlu Life One 2015 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.522W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)
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