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Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DS vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DS vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100 phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 X06Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DS
Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DS
5.2"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3100
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 X09Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


06 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DS
Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSvsGalaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
 10%10%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (11GB user available)vs16GB (10GB user available)
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
Advantage
+Android 7.1.1 Nougat is newer and safer
Android 7.1.1 NougatvsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 7%7%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3100 mAhvs2900 mAh
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)

09 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100vsGalaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DS
 39%39%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 3%3%
+Lighter
155 grams (5.43 ounces)vs159 grams (5.57 ounces)
 11%11%
+Thinner
7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
 125%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 50%50%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
424 PPIvs282 PPI
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (front-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported

31 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Super AMOLED
16 million
5.2"
(back) 13MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
f/1.9 (aperture)
(front) 5MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM with RDS / FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
4.1 version A2DP
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0 / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
BrandSamsungSamsung
ModelGalaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSGalaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Also known asSamsung Galaxy J5 2016 SM-J510MN/Dual-Sim, Galaxy J5-6Galaxy A5 Duos SM-A5100 Dual-Sim, Galaxy A5-6
Country or region where it's soldLatin AmericaBrazilChinaHong Kong
Release dateJuly, 2016January, 2016
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)72.3 x 145.8 millimeters (2.85 x 5.74 in)71 x 144.8 millimeters (2.8 x 5.7 in)
Weight159 grams (5.57 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 306 450MhzQualcomm Adreno 405 550Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (11GB user available)
eMMC 4.5
16GB (10GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,28)LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Main camera13 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical 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
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: White, Black, Gold, Rose Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3100 mAh2900 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered10W
Talk time1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy J5 Metal Duos SM-J510MN/DSSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 SM-A5100
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.25 W/Kg (head) | 1.37 W/Kg (body)1.06 W/Kg (head) | 1.31 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.453 W/Kg (head) | 1.17 W/Kg (body)0.182 W/Kg (head) | 0.72 W/Kg (body)