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HTC U11 Life (32GB NA) vs Samsung Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between HTC U11 Life vs Samsung Galaxy A15 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A15 X HTC U11 Life (32GB NA) 10Points
5.2"
SLCD5

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

Octa-core

2600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
16Points Samsung Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB) Compare HTC U11 Life X
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2340

50
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)

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!

U11 Life (32GB NA)} 10 Advantages HTC U11 Life (32GB NA) vs Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)} 16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
+142 grams (4.97 ounces)41%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+424 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs396 PPI
+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 13MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G LTE-A) 450 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-corevs+2.2GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+128GB (108GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT Super LCD 5vs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
5.2"vs+6.5"25%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(triple camera) 50MP + 5MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Android 7.1 Nougatvs+Android 14Advantage
Android 14 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2600 mAhvs+5000 mAh92%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.3 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.3 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+13 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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📱 Model features

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
ModelU11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesT-Mobile HTC U11 Life (North America), HTC Ocean LifeGalaxy A15 4G LTE SM-A155M/Dual-SIM NFC
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Latin America)ColombiaCosta Rica
(Latin America), Colombia, Costa Rica
BrandHTCSamsung
Release date11/2/201712/16/2023, Announced: 12/11/2023
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72.9 x 149.09 millimeters (2.87 x 5.87 in)76.8 x 160.1 millimeters (3.02 x 6.3 in)
Weight142 grams (4.97 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported

📲 Display

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT Super LCD 5Super AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI396 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Refresh ratefeature not registered90Hz
Display featuresfeature not registered800nits[peak]

🤖 Operating System

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 7.1 NougatAndroid 14
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 6.1

⚙️ Processor

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)64bit: MediaTek Helio G99 (6nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
4x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A76 (Dual-core)
6x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 508ARM Mali-G57 MC2
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 317085 (v9), 375321 (v10)
Geekbench: 1928 (v5), 1936 (v6)

💽 Memory and storage

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)128GB (108GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📶 Mobile networks

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload450/75 Mbps300/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17,13,28,20,66)LTE Cat7 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat7 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(triple camera)
50 megapixels
5MP ultrawide f/2.2
2MP macro f/2.4
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@30fps
720p@120fps (slow motion)

📸 Front camera

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.3 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, wattsWired charging25W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredNot supported
Talk time autonomy17 hours51 hours (2.1 days)
Standby670 hours (27.9 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Black, Sapphire Blue, Ice White
• USB OTG On-The-Go
• Plastic body
• Plastic case included
• Amazon Alexa
• HTC Sense UI
• HTC BoomSound
• Hi-Res audio
• 24-bit/192kHz audio
• Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter
• Slow motion
• VoLTE
• Miracast
• IP67 certified: dust and water resistant up to 1m and 30min
• Colors: Brave Black, Optimistic Blue, Magical Blue, Personality Yellow

☢️ Radiation rate

HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Galaxy A15 (SM-A155M/DSN 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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