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Huawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Huawei Y6II Compact vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) XHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)02Points
Huawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)
5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
26PointsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)Compare Huawei Y6II Compact X
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
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-A520S)

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!

Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)2 Advantages Huawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)vsGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
+140 grams (4.9 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs157 grams (5.5 ounces)
+Dual LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
1Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core158%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
16GB (10GB user free)vs+32GB (22GB user free)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
TFT LCD IPSvs+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
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 5.1.1 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+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2200 mAhvs+3000 mAh36%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
4.0 version A2DPvs+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
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
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+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 featuresHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
ModelY6II Compact (LYO-L01)Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
Other model namesHuawei Y6II Compact Single-Sim, Huawei LyonGalaxy A5 2017 (SK Telecom) SM-A520S
Country or region availableEurope
Europe
South Korea
South Korea
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2016January, 2017
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72.5 x 144.2 millimeters (2.85 x 5.68 in)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)
Weight140 grams (4.9 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)Huawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6735P (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2 400MhzARM Mali-T830 MP3
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (10GB user free)32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
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 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 800/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,8,20)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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
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
CameraHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature 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 sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot 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
MultimediaHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold
- Emotion UI 3.1
- VoLTE
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
18W
Battery capacity2200 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei Y6II Compact (LYO-L01)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520S)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.337W/kg (head) | 0.987W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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