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Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F) vs Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A71 vs Google Pixel 5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 5 XSamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)15Points
Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
6"
OLED

1080x2340

12.2
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4080
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)

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 A71 (SM-A715F)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)vsPixel 5 (GD1YQ)16 Advantages Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
vsOLED
+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+6.7"12%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MP
+1/1.72" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4080 mAh
+25W39%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs18W
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
179 grams (6.27 ounces)vs+151 grams (5.29 ounces)19%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
393 PPIvs+430 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps5 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

27 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+20 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 A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
ModelGalaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy A71 SM-A715F (128GB + 6GB RAM)Google Pixel 5 5G UW (Ultra Wideband) GD1YQ
Country or region availableSouth AfricaMexicoPeru
South Africa, Mexico, Peru
USA
USA
BrandSamsungGoogle
Release dateJanuary, 2020October, 2020
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 163.6 millimeters (2.99 x 6.44 in)70.4 x 144.7 millimeters (2.77 x 5.7 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)151 grams (5.29 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SDM730 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 470 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 470 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
Display typeSuper AMOLED PlusOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~86.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI430 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz90Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload800/150 Mbps5000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1700/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 28, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78)
mmWave (260, 261)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
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 A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.2107º1.0µm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + 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, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue
- One UI 2
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Just Black, Sorta Sage
- Always-on display
- Google Pay
- Google Cast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4080 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging
5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A71 (SM-A715F)Google Pixel 5 (GD1YQ)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.983W/kg (head) | 0.901W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.512W/kg (head) | 1.562W/kg (body)feature not registered
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