Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Apple iPhone 7

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Apple iPhone 7

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Reasons to consider the Galaxy A5 (2017)

compatibility-score Better headphone support 1.0 vs 0.0 Almost the same
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1,920x1,080 vs 1,334x750 More than 2x higher resolution screen
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 423 PPI vs 325 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 16 MP vs 12 MP Take photos with more than 30% more detail for larger prints
Screen size Larger screen 5.2"" vs 4.7"" More than 20% larger screen
Apple iPhone 7

Reasons to consider the iPhone 7

Internal storage Much more internal storage 256 GB vs 32 GB 8x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Movie format Higher resolution movies UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 2340 MHz vs Unknown, 1900 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 20% faster)
App store More apps available iPhone App Store vs Android App Market The iPhone App Store has over 500,000 apps vs 400,000 (around 30% more)
Weight Lighter 138 g vs 169 g Around 20% lighter
Size Smaller 67×138×7 mm vs 71×146×8 mm More than 20% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 7 mm vs 8 mm More than 10% thinner


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
Galaxy A5 (2017)16 MP
iPhone 712 MP
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Galaxy A5 (2017)Unknown, 1900 MHz
iPhone 7Unknown, 2340 MHz
Thickness Thin
Galaxy A5 (2017)8 mm
iPhone 77 mm
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Galaxy A5 (2017)423 PPI
iPhone 7325 PPI
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Galaxy A5 (2017)32 GB
iPhone 7256 GB
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Galaxy A5 (2017)1,920x1,080
iPhone 71,334x750
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Screen size Large screens
Galaxy A5 (2017)5.2""
iPhone 74.7""
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support
GPS Lack assisted GPS

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

We're not aware of any interesting cons shared by these two products.


Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Apple iPhone 7


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