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Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L) vs Xiaomi Amazfit Bip

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Xiaomi Amazfit Bip devices, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Amazfit Bip XSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)33Points
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
1.28"
TFT

176x176

N/A
MP

1MB
RAM

32bit Single

190
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)

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-A520L)33 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)vsAmazfit Bip3 Advantages Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
+1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core19 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs208Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+3GB LPDDR43071 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1MB SDRAM
+32GB (22GB available)5631 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs4MB
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsFlash (EEPROM)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)20%
Thinner
vs9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs260 thousand
+1080x1920 pixels66 times
Higher resolution screen
vs176x176 pixels
+424 PPI119%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs194 PPI
+5.2"3 times
Larger screen
vs1.28"
+(back) 16MPAdvantage
With a camera you can take pictures anywhere
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsNot supported
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)249999 times
More apps available to download and use
vs10 apps
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
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 mAh15 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs190 mAh
+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
vsNot supported
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
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
vsNot supported
+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
+USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsNot supported
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsNot supported
157 grams (5.5 ounces)vs+32 grams (1.12 ounces)4 times
Lighter
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device

11 Common items in both devices
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Compass
Barometer
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
+4 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
ModelGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Amazfit Bip
Other model namesGalaxy A5 2017 (LG U+) SM-A520LXiaomi Huami Amazfit Bip A1608, A1608B
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateJanuary, 2017October, 2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)34.1 x 39.4 millimeters (1.34 x 1.55 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)32 grams (1.12 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 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowProprietary OS
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)32bit - MediaTek MT2523 (55nm)
CPU processor1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53208Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-M4
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP3feature not registered
RAM memory3GB LPDDR41MB SDRAM
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
4MB
Flash (EEPROM)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size5.2" inches1.28" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~39.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels176x176 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI194 PPI
Colors16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandTri-Band 900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100Not supported
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-ANot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderNot supported
CameraSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixelsNot supported
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsNot supported
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 stabilizationNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoomNot supported
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
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-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVfeature not registered
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMONot supported
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5Not supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Compass
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Preto, Cinza, Verde, Laranja
- 22mm standard watch band
- 2.5D glass display
- Dock charger included
- Always-on display
- Languages: Chinese, English, Spanish
- Mi Fit app compatible
- Compatible with Android 4.4, iOS 8 and above
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh190 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered64800 minutes | 1080 hours | 45 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520L)Xiaomi Amazfit Bip
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.337W/kg (head) | 1.07W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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