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Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS) vs Alcatel U5 (5044D)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) vs Alcatel U5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Alcatel U5 XSamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)25Points
Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Alcatel U5 (5044D)
5"
TFT

480x854

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2050
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/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 A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)vsU5 (5044D)5 Advantages Alcatel U5 (5044D)
+2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Core112%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.1Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR32 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+32GB (23GB available)5 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB available)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)39%
Thinner
vs10 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1080x1920 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+386 PPI97%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
+5.7"14%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 7.0 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
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
+3300 mAh61%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2050 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
182 grams (6.37 ounces)vs+168 grams (5.88 ounces)8%
Lighter
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
+10 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 A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
ModelGalaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)U5 (5044D)
Other model namesGalaxy A8 2016 A810F/Dual-SimAlcatel U5 Dual-Sim, OT-5044d
Country or region availableSaudi ArabiaUnited Arab EmiratesTurkey(Global, International)
Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, (Global, International)
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandSamsungAlcatel
Release dateOctober, 2016April, 2017
Depth7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)10 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)76.8 x 156.6 millimeters (3.02 x 6.17 in)71.8 x 140.7 millimeters (2.83 x 5.54 in)
Weight182 grams (6.37 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6737M (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53 (GTS)
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T760 MP8 772MhzARM Mali-T720 MP2 550Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (23GB available)
eMMC 5.1
8GB (4GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size5.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 2-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)386 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-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 Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
LTE Cat4 800/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,8,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
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
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
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 A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
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 A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKVfeature not registered
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACfeature not registered
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Other features- Colors: Blue, Pink, Silver, Gold
- 2.5D glass screen
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
TLi020F1
Battery capacity3300 mAh2050 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A8 2016 (SM-A810F/DS)Alcatel U5 (5044D)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.127W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)1.01W/kg (head) | 1.56W/kg (body)
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