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Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F) vs Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Nokia 5 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 5 XSamsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)08Points
Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)
4.7"
AMOLED

720x1280

12
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Octa

1860
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)

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 Alpha (SM-G850F)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)vs5 (Single-Sim)11 Advantages Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
+1.8GHz 32bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+32GB (25GB available)150%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)28%
Thinner
vs8.55 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+312 PPI11%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs282 PPI
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
4.7"vs+5.2"11%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(back) 13MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 5.0.2 Lollipopvs+Android 7.1 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1 Nougat is newer and safer
1860 mAhvs+3000 mAh61%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster

28 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
720x1280 pixels
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
ModelGalaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)5 (Single-Sim)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Alpha 4G LTE G850F, Samsung SM-G850FNokia 5 (Global)
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungNokia
Release date9/1/20143/1/2017
Depth6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)8.55 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)65.5 x 132.4 millimeters (2.58 x 5.21 in)72.5 x 149.7 millimeters (2.85 x 5.89 in)
Weight115 grams (4.03 ounces)feature not registered
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
System versionAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipopfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430 (20nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 (28nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
1.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T628 MP6Qualcomm Adreno 505 450Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (25GB available)16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size4.7" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)312 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
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 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600LTE Cat4 700/800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x2592 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1860 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy11 hoursfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Silver, White, Gold, Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Dual Shot camera (video + photo)
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Dropbox 50GB
- ANT+ support
- Colors: Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, Copper
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- 2.5D Arc Glass screen
- LED notification
- 500 nits display brightness
- VoLTE

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F)Nokia 5 (Single-Sim)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.18W/kg (head), 0.75W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.4W/kg (head), 0.506W/kg (body)feature not registered
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