Samsung has released the Galaxy A5 2016 in December 2015 while the Galaxy J7 Prime has hit the stores in September 2016. Today we will compare these two devices, allowing you to see their pros and cons.
The Galaxy A5 2016 measures 144.8x71x7.3mm and weights 155 grams. The Galaxy J7 Prime is thicker and heavier as it measures 151.7x75x8mm and weights 167 grams. While the Galaxy A5 2016 looks like the Galaxy S7, as it features a glass and metal design, the Galaxy J7 Prime has a full metal body with thin lines running along the top and bottom of the back.
The Galaxy A5 2016 features a super AMOLED display of 5.2-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 424 ppi. The Galaxy J7 Prime has a bigger PLS TFT display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Galaxy A5 2016 comes in two variants, as follows:
- Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 or Exynos 7580 Octa
- Processor: quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz or an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz
- Graphics Card: Adreno 405 or Mali-T720MP2
- RAM: 2GB.
On the other hand, the Galaxy J7 Prime features an Exynos 7870 chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, a Mali-T830MP2 graphics card and 3GB of RAM.
The Galaxy A5 2016 has been released with an internal memory of 16GB, while the Galaxy J7 Prime comes in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB. However, both devices feature a microSD card slot that allows you to expand the storage up to 256GB.
Both smartphones sport a primary camera of 13MP that features LED flash, OIS, autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama. When it comes to the secondary camera, the Galaxy A5 2016 has a weaker one of 5MP, while with the Galaxy J7 Prime you can take great selfies, as the front camera supports 8MP.
The Galaxy A5 2016 is powered by a non-removable battery of 2900 mAh, which is weaker than the 3300 mAh non-removable battery that the Galaxy J7 Prime has.
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