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Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100) vs Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Sony Xperia Z3 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia Z3 XSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)11Points
Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

Octa-core

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

20.7
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

Quad-core

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)

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 A5 2016 (SM-A5100)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)vsXperia Z3 (TV)13 Advantages Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 5MP143%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2.1MP
+Android 7.0 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(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
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
1.5GHz 64bit Octa-corevs+2.5GHz 32bit Quad-core23%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+16GB (12GB available)20%
More internal storage for applications and files
155 grams (5.43 ounces)vs+152 grams (5.32 ounces)2%
Lighter
(back) 13MPvs+(back) 20.7MP62%
Higher resolution main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2900 mAhvs+3100 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
424 PPI
5.2"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+22 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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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
ModelGalaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Xperia Z3 (TV)
Other model namesGalaxy A5 Duos SM-A5100 Dual-Sim, Galaxy A5-6Sony Xperia Z3 D6643 TV, Sony D6643, Sony Pegasus
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
Brazil
Brazil
BrandSamsungSony
Release date1/8/20169/1/2014
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)71 x 144.8 millimeters (2.8 x 5.7 in)72 x 146 millimeters (2.83 x 5.75 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
System versionAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)32bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
4x 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 2.5GHz Krait 400 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 330 578Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 4.5
16GB (12GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Scratch-resistant glass
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
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 / Upload300/50 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat4 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20)
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels20.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5248x3936 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical 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/video only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.8 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, XviD, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL-3
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2900 mAh3100 mAh
Charger, watts10W Wired charging Wired charging
Talk time autonomy16 hours16 hours
Standbyfeature not registered740 hours (30.8 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Colors: Black, White, Copper, Silver Green
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Sony TRILUMINOS display
- Sony Exmor RS sensor
- PlayStation PS4 remote play
- S-Force front Surround speakers
- ANT+ support
- Miracast
- Digital TV 1Seg
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1m and 30 minutes

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Sony Xperia Z3 (TV)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.06W/kg (head), 1.31W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.182W/kg (head), 0.72W/kg (body)feature not registered
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