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Apple iPhone 5 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

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Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Apple iPhone 5S (16GB) (Gold, Silver, B/W and Space Gray)

Apple iPhone 5C (16GB) (Green, Blue, Yellow, Pink and White)


All Features Differences
Apple iPhone 5 16GB
Rs. 16,100
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Rs. 15,999
Overview Advantages (Factors To Decide Which Device You Should Buy) Remove All Devices
Rankings # 2# 1
Specs Score   51 / 100   64 / 100
Operating System iOS, v6 Android, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Features Present In Only One Device
(Unique Features)

Light Weight

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
112 grams
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
132 grams

Around 15% lighter than Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016). Light weight devices are easier to hold without tiring your arms.

Has Dual Sim

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Use multiple sims at the same time. It allows you to use two services without the need to carry two devices at the same time

Quad Core CPU

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
Dual Core
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Quad Core

More cores result in better parallelism, meaning more tasks can be processed in parallel without slowing down the User Interface.

Faster CPU

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
1.3 GHz
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
1.5 GHz

Around 15% faster CPU than Apple iPhone 5 16GB. Faster CPU means more smooth experience.

More RAM

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
1 GB
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
1.5 GB

Around 50% more RAM than Apple iPhone 5 16GB. More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster.

Bigger Screen

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
4 inches
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
4.7 inches

Around 17% bigger screen than Apple iPhone 5 16GB. Reading, browsing internet and watching movies is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.

Better Screen Resolution

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
640 x 1136 px
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
720 x 1280 px

Around 26% more pixels than Apple iPhone 5 16GB. More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.

Better Camera Resolution

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
8 MP
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
13 MP

Around 62% more mega pixels (MP) than Apple iPhone 5 16GB. More resolution generally means better picture quality, though it's not always necessary.

Supports Memory Card

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) has a slot for a memory card. Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more songs, photos and videos.

Supports FM Radio

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Listen to your favourite radio stations on your device. Enjoy music on the go with FM Radio.

Bigger Battery

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
1440 mAH
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
2300 mAH

Around 59% more Battery Capacity than Apple iPhone 5 16GB. With more battery size, device's battery can generally last more time, though it depends on various other factors too.

Supports NFC

Apple iPhone 5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

NFC enables wireless payments through your device. You can also connect two NFC enabled devices just by touching them with each other.

Dual SimNoYes
Sim SizeNano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateSeptember, 2012
Dimensions123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
Weight112 g132 g
TypeColor IPS screen, 16M colorsColor Super AMOLED screen, 16M colors
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size4 inches, 640 x 1136 pixels4.7 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels
PPI~ 326 PPI~ 312 PPI
FeaturesCorning Gorilla Glass 4 (To be confirmed) Screen Protection
Internal16 GB inbuilt, 1 GB RAM16 GB inbuilt, 1.5 GB RAM
Card SlotNoYes, upto 128 GB
3GYes, 42 Mbps Download, 5.76 Mbps UploadYes
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v4.0Yes, v4.1
USBYes v2.0Yes, microUSB v2.0
CameraYes, 8 MP with autofocusYes, 13 MP with autofocus
FeaturesFace detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focusFace detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video RecordingYes, 1080p @ 30fpsYes, 1080p @ 30fps
Front CameraYes, 1.2 MPYes, 5 MP
OSiOS, v6Android, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
CPU1.3 GHz, Dual Core Processor1.5 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Processor
GPUPowerVR SGX 543MP3 (triple-core graphics)Adreno 306
BrowserYes, supports HTMLYes, supports HTML
SupportsMMS, Instant Messaging, Voice CommandsMMS, Instant Messaging
EmailYes, with Push MailYes, with Push Mail
MusicYesMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
VideoMP4, WMV, H.264
FM RadioNoYes
Document ReaderYesYes
GPSYes, with A-GPS SupportYes, with A-GPS Support
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size1440 mAH, Li-Po Battery2300 mAH, Li-ion Battery
Standby time9.4 days, 9.4 days on 3G
Talk time8 hours, 8 hours on 3G
Music Playback time40 hours
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