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Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB) vs LG Joy (3G H220)

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

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Compare LG Joy XSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)32Points
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG Joy (3G H220)
4"
TFT

480x800

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

1900
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)

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/DS 64GB)32 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)vsJoy (3G H220)2 Advantages LG Joy (3G H220)
+1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core164%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+3GB LPDDR45 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs512MB LPDDR2
+64GB (52GB available)28 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs4GB (1.78GB available)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)52%
Thinner
vs11.99 millimeters (0.47 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1080x1920 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x800 pixels
+424 PPI82%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs233 PPI
+5.2"30%
Larger screen
vs4"
+(back) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 16MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)4 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsWVGA (800x480)
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps13 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh58%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1900 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
157 grams (5.5 ounces)vs+128 grams (4.48 ounces)23%
Lighter
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
+8 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
ModelGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Joy (3G H220)
Other model namesGalaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-SimLG Joy H220, LG H220, LG Y30
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateJanuary, 2017May, 2015
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)11.99 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)64 x 122.7 millimeters (2.52 x 4.83 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)128 grams (4.48 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8210
CPU processor1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A531.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 302
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4512MB LPDDR2
Internal storage64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
4GB (1.78GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size5.2" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~58% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI233 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsWVGA (800x480) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
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 size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue
- Knock Code
- WiFi Direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh1900 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day420 minutes | 7 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registered36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)LG Joy (3G H220)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.522W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)feature not registered
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