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Lenovo A5 (32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)

Side by side comparison between Lenovo A5 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Lenovo A5 (32GB)
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
29PointsSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)Compare Lenovo A5 X
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
5.6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)

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!

A5 (32GB)3 Advantages Lenovo A5 (32GB)vsGalaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)29 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
+160 grams (5.6 ounces)8%
Lighter
vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
1.5Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core81%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR433%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)17%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1440 pixelsvs+1080x2220 pixels131%
Higher resolution screen
295 PPIvs+441 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.45"vs+5.6"3%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(back) 16MP25%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP199%
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 8.1 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE 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+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
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

23 Common items in both devices
32GB (22GB available)
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
ModelA5 (32GB)Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Other model names联想A5 3GB RAM, Lenovo A5 Dual-sim갤럭시 A8 SM-A530N, KT, SKT, LG U+
Country or region availableChina
China
South Korea
South Korea
BrandLenovoSamsung
Release dateJune, 2018January, 2018
Depth9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)70.86 x 146.2 millimeters (2.79 x 5.76 in)70.6 x 149.2 millimeters (2.78 x 5.87 in)
Weight160 grams (5.6 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Lenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6739 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8100 570MhzARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.45" inches5.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1440 pixels1080x2220 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)295 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/75 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
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
CameraLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 on both cameras
2ª cameraLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP widef/1.91/4"1.12µm24mm
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)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 functionsLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Rose Gold
- Plastic body
- ZUI 3.9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- T-DMB TV (korean standard)
Power supplyLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateLenovo A5 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.253W/kg (head) | 0.798W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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