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Nokia 3.1 Plus (16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)

Side by side comparison between Nokia 3.1 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)
6"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsSamsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Compare Nokia 3.1 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)

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!

3.1 Plus (16GB)10 Advantages Nokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)vsGalaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+180 grams (6.3 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs186 grams (6.51 ounces)
+6"5%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP12%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras 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
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
8.19 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1440 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels100%
Higher resolution screen
268 PPIvs+386 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
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) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3500 mAhvs+3600 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+16 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 featuresNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Model3.1 Plus (16GB)Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Other model namesNokia 3.1 Plus (MediaTek) TA-1115, TA-1118Samsung Galaxy A7 SM-A720F Single-Sim
Country or region available(Latin America)India
(Latin America), India
(Global, International)AlgeriaAustraliaIsraelTurkey
(Global, International), Algeria, Australia, Israel, Turkey
BrandNokiaSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2018January, 2017
Depth8.19 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.44 x 156.88 millimeters (3.01 x 6.18 in)77.6 x 156.8 millimeters (3.06 x 6.17 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Nokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 8.0 Oreo
HardwareNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 650MhzARM Mali-T830 MP3
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~77.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1440 pixels (18:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI386 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
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 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTA-1115 (Latin America) version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
TA-1118 (India) version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE
TA-1115 (Latin America) version:
LTE (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
TA-1118 (India) version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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
CallingNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.4
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm 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 on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Blue, White, Gray
- Android One
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Metal body
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- Fast battery charging
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5meter and 30min
Power supplyNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh3600 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia 3.1 Plus (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.21W/kg (head) | 1.33W/kg (body)
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