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Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS) vs Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Nokia 5.3 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 5.3 X Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS) 11Points
4.7"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

Octa-core

2350
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
6.55"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)

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!

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)} 11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS) vs 5.3 (64GB/4GB)} 14 Advantages Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
+138 grams (4.83 ounces)34%
Lighter
vs185 grams (6.48 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+312 PPI16%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+(4G LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
1.6GHz 64bit Octa-core (14nm)vs+2GHz 64bit Octa-core (11nm)51%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
4.7"vs+6.55"39%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(quad camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP70%
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/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2350 mAhvs+4000 mAh70%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.

25 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) 8MP
+18 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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๐Ÿ“ฑ Model features

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
ModelGalaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A3 Duos SM-A320F/Dual-SimNokia 5.3 TA-1223, TA-1227, TA-1229, TA-1234 (4GB RAM)
Country or region availableSouth AfricaAngolaSaudi ArabiaKazakhstanEgyptUnited Arab EmiratesPakistanRussiaUkraine
South Africa, Angola, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Russia, Ukraine
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungNokia
Release date1/13/20174/2/2020, Announced: 3/19/2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)66.2 x 135.4 millimeters (2.61 x 5.33 in)76.6 x 164.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.47 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)185 grams (6.48 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

๐Ÿ“ฒ Display

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size4.7" inches6.55" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)312 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registered450nits[typ]

๐Ÿค– Operating System

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
System versionAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

โš™๏ธ Processor

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit: Samsung Exynos 7870 (14nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (SM6125) (11nm)
CPUOcta-core, 1 processor:
8x 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Octa-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
4x 2GHz Kryo 260 Gold (Quad-core)
4x 1.8GHz Kryo 260 Silver (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 (700MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 610
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ’ฝ Memory and storage

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

๐Ÿ“ถ Mobile networks

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
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
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload300/50 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
America version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
India version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
LTE Cat4
Global version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38)
India version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedGlobal:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
America:
850/900/1700/1900/2100
India:
850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

๐Ÿ“ท Camera

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(quad camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide 13mm
2MP macro
2MP depth
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ“ธ Front camera

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12ยตm pixel

๐Ÿ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

๐Ÿ”Œ Connectivity

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

๐Ÿงญ Sensors

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

๐Ÿ”‹ Battery

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2350 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, wattsWired charging10W (5V/2A) Wired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredNot supported
Talk time autonomy17 hoursfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

โž• Other features

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice 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
Miscellaneousโ€ข Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
โ€ข Gorilla Glass on the back
โ€ข Samsung Grace UX
โ€ข Colors: Charcoal black, Cyan, Sand
โ€ข Android One
โ€ข 2.5D glass screen

โ˜ข๏ธ Radiation rate

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F/DS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.03W/kg (head), 0.95W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.349W/kg (head), 1.38W/kg (body)0.7W/kg (head), 1.39W/kg (body)
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