Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) comparison

 
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General
Release dateJanuary 2017January 2017December 2015
Form factorTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)156.80 x 77.60 x 7.90146.10 x 71.40 x 7.90151.50 x 74.10 x 7.30
Weight (g)--172.00
Battery capacity (mAh)360030003300
Removable batteryNoNoNo
ColoursBlack Sky, Blue Mist, Gold Sand, Peach CloudBlack Sky, Blue Mist, Gold Sand, Peach CloudGold, Pink, White, Black
SAR ValueNANANA
Display
Screen size (inches)5.705.205.50
TouchscreenYesYesYes
Resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Hardware
Processor1.9GHz octa-core1.9GHz octa-core1.6GHz octa-core
Processor makeExynos 7870Exynos 7870-
RAM3GB3GB3GB
Internal storage32GB32GB16GB
Expandable storageYesYesYes
Expandable storage typemicroSDmicroSDmicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)256256128
Camera
Rear camera16-megapixel16-megapixel13-megapixel
FlashNoYesYes
Front camera16-megapixel16-megapixel5-megapixel
Software
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0Android 6.0Android 5.1
Connectivity
Wi-FiYesYesYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n
GPSYesYesYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.20Yes, v 4.20Yes, v 4.10
NFCYesYesYes
InfraredNoNoNo
Headphones3.5mm3.5mm3.5mm
FMYesYesNo
Number of SIMs221
SIM1
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIMRegular
GSM/CDMAGSMGSMGSM
3GYesYesYes
4G/LTEYesYesYes
SIM2
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM-
GSM/CDMAGSMGSM-
3GYesYes-
4G/LTEYesYes-
Sensors
Compass/ MagnetometerYesYesYes
Proximity sensorYesYesYes
AccelerometerYesYesYes
Ambient light sensorNoNoYes
GyroscopeYesYesYes
BarometerYesYesNo
Temperature sensorNoNoNo