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Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB) vs Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Micromax Canvas 5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Micromax Canvas 5 XSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)22Points
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2900
mAh

(Non 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)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)vsCanvas 5 (E481)2 Advantages Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
+1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core53%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+3GB LPDDR4Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+64GB (52GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (14GB available)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+(back) 16MP25%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+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 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2900 mAh
+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
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
157 grams (5.5 ounces)vs+143 grams (5.01 ounces)10%
Lighter
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light

27 Common items in both devices
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
424 PPI
5.2"
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+20 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)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
ModelGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Canvas 5 (E481)
Other model namesGalaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-SimMicromax E481 Canvas 5 LTE
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
India
India
BrandSamsungMicromax
Release dateJanuary, 2017November, 2015
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)73.6 x 148 millimeters (2.9 x 5.83 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)143 grams (5.01 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)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6753 (28nm)
CPU processor1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP3ARM Mali-T720 MP3 700Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (14GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 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)
LTE Cat4 850/1800 (Bands 3,5)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
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 supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
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)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
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
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
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)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
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)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
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
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Metal body
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2900 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered16500 minutes | 275 hours | 11.5 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Micromax Canvas 5 (E481)
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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