Features Key features of the Galaxy A5  vs P8 lite 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy A5
1280 x 720
P8 lite
1280 x 720

memory

Galaxy A5
2 GB
P8 lite
2 GB

processor

Galaxy A5
Quad core
P8 lite
Octa core

camera resolution

Galaxy A5
13 MP
P8 lite
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy A5

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Samsung Galaxy A5

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Slightly lighter 123 g vs 131 g More than 5% lighter
Thinner 6.7 mm vs 7.7 mm Around 15% thinner
View of Huawei P8 lite

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Huawei P8 lite

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More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy A5  vs
P8 lite 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5" 5"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 293 ppi 293 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Octa core
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 13 MP
Resolution 13 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 900 min 780 min
Capacity 2,300 mA·h 2,200 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy A5  vs
P8 lite 
Weight 123 g 131 g
Thickness 6.7 mm 7.7 mm
Size 69.7 x 139.3 x 6.7 mm 70.6 x 143 x 7.7 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No Yes

software

Operating system Android 5.0 Android 6.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Samsung Galaxy A5
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Huawei P8 lite
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