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Lenovo Z5 (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)

Side by side comparison between Lenovo Z5 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Lenovo Z5 (128GB)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

16
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Compare Lenovo Z5 X
Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Lenovo Z5 (128GB)

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!

Z5 (128GB)18 Advantages Lenovo Z5 (128GB)vsGalaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core39%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (109GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 4.5
+1080x2246 pixels17%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.2"19%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(dual camera) 16MP + 8MP87%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3300 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2900 mAh
+15W50%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs10W
+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
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
165 grams (5.78 ounces)vs+155 grams (5.43 ounces)6%
Lighter
7.85 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)8%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
402 PPIvs+424 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
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.
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

27 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
ModelZ5 (128GB)Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
Other model names联想Z5 L78011 (128GB + 6GB RAM)Galaxy A5 Duos SM-A5100 Dual-Sim, Galaxy A5-6
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
ChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
BrandLenovoSamsung
Release dateJune, 2018January, 2016
Depth7.85 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)75.65 x 153 millimeters (2.98 x 6.02 in)71 x 144.8 millimeters (2.8 x 5.7 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Lenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 509Qualcomm Adreno 405 550Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2246 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
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
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
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, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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
CallingLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung 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
CameraLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MP
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Aurora, Blue
- 2.5D glass screen
- 2.5D glass back panel
- ZUI 3.9
- U-Touch
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh2900 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging10W Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateLenovo Z5 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.06W/kg (head) | 1.31W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.182W/kg (head) | 0.72W/kg (body)
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