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Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A20 XSamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)13Points
Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
5.2"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

13mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)Compare Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/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 J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)vsGalaxy A20 (SM-A205G)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
+1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+160 grams (5.6 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+282 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1560 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
5.2"vs+6.4"23%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP39%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

27 Common items in both devices
32GB (22GB available) / 32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+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 J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
ModelGalaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
Other model namesGalaxy J5 2017 SM-J530G/Dual-Sim 32GB 2GB RAMGalaxy A20 SM-A205G Single-sim, SM-A205GZKLTCE
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
(Latin America)ArgentinaMexico
(Latin America), Argentina, Mexico
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJune, 2017April, 2019
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.3 x 146.2 millimeters (2.81 x 5.76 in)74.7 x 158.4 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight160 grams (5.6 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (14nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~85% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
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 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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 J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
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 J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution4128x3096 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)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
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 on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Pink, Gold
- 2.5D screen glass (curved)
- Dual Messenger
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Deep Blue, Red, Coral Orange
- Display HD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.04W/kg (head) | 1.5W/kg (body)0.32W/kg (head) | 0.46W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.349W/kg (head) | 1.36W/kg (body)feature not registered
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