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Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F) vs Samsung Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy K Zoom phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy K Zoom X Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F) 23Points
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

Octa-core

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05Points Samsung Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115) Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) X
4.8"
AMOLED

720x1280

20.7
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

Hexa-core

2430
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)

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 2017 (SM-A520F)} 23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F) vs Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)} 5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
+1.9GHz 64bit Octa-core84%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.7GHz 32bit Hexa-core
+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+32GB (22GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (5GB available)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.0
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)27%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)110%
Thinner
vs16.6 millimeters (0.65 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+424 PPI39%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs306 PPI
+5.2"8%
Larger screen
vs4.8"
+f/1.9 (aperture)63%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/3.1 (aperture)
+(front) 16MP7 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2.1MP
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
+(4G LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh23%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2430 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4]
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + 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
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
(back) 16MPvs+(back) 20.7MP30%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Xenon flashAdvantage
The Xenon flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

21 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE-A / 4G LTE
+14 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 A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
ModelGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
Other model namesGalaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F (Single-Sim)Samsung Galaxy S5 zoom, Galaxy K zoom LTE C115L
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Global, International)USA
(Global, International), USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date1/13/20176/1/2014
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)16.6 millimeters (0.65 inches)
Size (width x height)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)70.8 x 137.5 millimeters (2.79 x 5.41 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)200 grams (7 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 A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches4.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI306 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

๐Ÿค– Operating System

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
System versionAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

โš™๏ธ Processor

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
Chipset64bit: Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)32bit: Samsung Exynos 5 Hexa 5260 (28nm)
CPUOcta-core, 1 processor:
8x 1.9GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Octa-core)
Hexa-core, 2 processors:
2x 1.7GHz ARM Cortex-A15 (Dual-core)
4x 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP3ARM Mali-T624 MP4
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ’ฝ Memory and storage

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
8GB (5GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

๐Ÿ“ถ Mobile networks

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

๐Ÿ“ท Camera

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels20.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5248x3936 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashLED flashXenon flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/3.1 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ“ธ Front camera

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1ยตm pixelfeature not registered

๐Ÿ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

๐Ÿ”Œ Connectivity

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

๐Ÿงญ Sensors

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

๐Ÿ”‹ Battery

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2430 mAh
Charger, watts18W Wired fast chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy16 hours14 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

โž• Other features

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), 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, Electric Blue, Shimmery White
โ€ข 2 processors: Quad-core 1.3GHz + Dual-core 1.7GHz
โ€ข Samsung TouchWiz UX
โ€ข Dropbox 50GB
โ€ข Java framework

โ˜ข๏ธ Radiation rate

Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F)Galaxy K Zoom (4G SM-C115)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.513W/kg (head), 1.074W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.522W/kg (head), 1.39W/kg (body)0.404W/kg (head), 0.369W/kg (body)
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