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Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GB vs Samsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A6 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A5 X19Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GB
Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GB
5.6"
AMOLED

720x1480

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A6 X04Samsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
Samsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GB
Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBvsGalaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
 81%81%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR3vs2GB
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs16GB (11GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 16%16%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1480 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 12%12%
+Larger screen
5.6"vs5"
 25%25%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 13MP
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 5MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.0 OreovsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
FingerprintvsNot supported
 30%30%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3000 mAhvs2300 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP

04 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500LvsGalaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GB
 32%32%
+Lighter
123 grams (4.31 ounces)vs162 grams (5.67 ounces)
 15%15%
+Thinner
6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)vs7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported

23 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
294 PPI
Only digital zoom
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
ModelGalaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBGalaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
Also known asGalaxy A6 SM-A600F/Dual-sim 4GB/64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 2015 A500L, Galaxy A5 SM-A500L
Country or region availableSouth AfricaAngolaSaudi ArabiaEgyptUnited Arab EmiratesMoroccoPakistanChina
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMay, 2018November, 2014
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)
Size (width x height)70.8 x 149.9 millimeters (2.79 x 5.9 in)69.7 x 139.3 millimeters (2.74 x 5.48 in)
Weight162 grams (5.67 ounces)123 grams (4.31 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A531.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 306 450Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR32GB
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)16GB (11GB user available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.6" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75% (screen-to-body ratio)~71% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1480 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
LTE Cat4 850/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7)
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
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
Main camera16 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
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 on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
Front camera16 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender
- Aluminum body
- Infinity display 18.5:9
- Always-on display
- Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Pink, Blue, White, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- ANT+ support
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy A5 4G SM-A500L
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.43 W/Kg (head) | 1.12 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.487 W/Kg (head) | 1.386 W/Kg (body)0.373 W/Kg (head) | 0.619 W/Kg (body)