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Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB) vs Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Sony Xperia 10 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia 10 XSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)13Points
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
6"
IPS

1080x2520

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2870
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)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)vsXperia 10 (i3123)12 Advantages Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
+64GB (52GB available)24%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (42GB available)
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs162 grams (5.67 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.4 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
+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) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh5%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2870 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)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2520 pixels31%
Higher resolution screen
424 PPIvs+457 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+6"15%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP12%
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
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

30 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR4 / 3GB LPDDR4X
eMMC 5.1
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+23 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)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
ModelGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Xperia 10 (i3123)
Other model namesGalaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-SimSony Xperia 10 I3123 (3GB RAM), Sony Kirin
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
CanadaUSA
Canada, USA
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateJanuary, 2017February, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)68 x 155.7 millimeters (2.68 x 6.13 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)162 grams (5.67 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
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)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPU processor1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 508 650Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (42GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)1080x2520 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI457 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps600/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 25, 28, 29, 66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
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)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
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)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.422mm1/4"1.4µm
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 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 length27mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
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 supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
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
Pedometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Navy, Silver, Pink
- 21:9 display
- DSEE HX/LDAC audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Quick Charge 3.0
- USB Power Delivery
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2870 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Sony Xperia 10 (i3123)
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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