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Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS) vs Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 XSamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)01Point
Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

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01PointSamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 X
Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)

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 (4G SM-A500M/DS)1 Advantage Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)vsGalaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)1 Advantage Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

45 Common items in both devices
1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
2GB
16GB (11GB user free)
eMMC 4.5
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
123 grams (4.31 ounces)
6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)
+38 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 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
ModelGalaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy A5 2015 A500M/Dual-Sim, Galaxy A5 DuosSamsung Galaxy A5 2015 SM-A500F, Galaxy A5 Single-Sim
Country or region availableBrazil
Brazil
EuropePhilippines
Europe, Philippines
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2014November, 2014
Depth6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)
Size (width x height)69.7 x 139.3 millimeters (2.74 x 5.48 in)69.7 x 139.3 millimeters (2.74 x 5.48 in)
Weight123 grams (4.31 ounces)123 grams (4.31 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 306 450MhzQualcomm Adreno 306 450Mhz
RAM memory2GB2GB
Internal storage16GB (11GB user free)
eMMC 4.5
16GB (11GB user free)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,4,5,7,17)LTE 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Pink, Blue, White, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- ANT+ support
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Pink, Blue, White, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- ANT+ support
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh2300 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.46W/kg (head) | 1.07W/kg (body)0.648W/kg (head) | 0.478W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.322W/kg (head) | 0.348W/kg (body)0.23W/kg (head) | 0.403W/kg (body)
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