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Samsung Galaxy A6 (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 XSamsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)20Points
Samsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)
5.6"
AMOLED

720x1480

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsSamsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)Compare Samsung Galaxy A6 X
Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/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 A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)vsGalaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)
+1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core81%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs2GB
+64GB (51GB user free)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (11GB user free)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vseMMC 4.5
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+720x1480 pixels16%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+5.6"12%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 16MP25%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
vsAutofocus
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(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 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh30%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2300 mAh
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 version A2DP
162 grams (5.67 ounces)vs+123 grams (4.31 ounces)32%
Lighter
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs+6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)15%
Thinner
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

24 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Super AMOLED
16 million
294 PPI
Only digital zoom
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
+17 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 A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)
ModelGalaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)
Other model namesGalaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F/Dual-sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Samsung Galaxy A5 2015 A500L, Galaxy A5 SM-A500L
Country or region availableSouth AfricaAngolaSaudi ArabiaEgyptUnited Arab EmiratesMoroccoPakistan
South Africa, Angola, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Pakistan
China
China
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, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)
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 free)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (11GB user free)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung 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)
Display resolution720x1480 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 A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung 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)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 2100
Primary 4G 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 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 A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung 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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)
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 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
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 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung 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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung 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 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung 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
Hall effect
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender
- 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 supplySamsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2300 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 (4G SM-A500L)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.43W/kg (head) | 1.12W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.487W/kg (head) | 1.386W/kg (body)0.373W/kg (head) | 0.619W/kg (body)
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