Features Key features of the Galaxy J7  vs A5 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy J7
1280 x 720
Galaxy A5
1280 x 720

memory

Galaxy J7
2 GB
Galaxy A5
2 GB

camera resolution

Galaxy J7
13 MP
Galaxy A5
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

View of Samsung Galaxy J7

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy J7

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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
More battery capacity 3,300 mA·h vs 2,300 mA·h Around 45% more battery capacity
Faster processor 1.6 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 35% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Bigger screen 5.5" vs 5" 10% bigger screen
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Samsung Galaxy A5

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Significantly lighter 123 g vs 169 g More than 25% lighter
Better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s More than 2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Slightly sharper screen 293 ppi vs 267 ppi Around 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Thinner 6.7 mm vs 7.8 mm Around 15% thinner

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy J7  vs
A5 
Type AMOLED AMOLED
Size 5.5" 5"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 267 ppi 293 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.2 GHz
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)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,380 min 900 min
Capacity 3,300 mA·h 2,300 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy J7  vs
A5 
Weight 169 g 123 g
Thickness 7.8 mm 6.7 mm
Size 76 x 151.7 x 7.8 mm 69.7 x 139.3 x 6.7 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 6.0 Android 5.0
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 Bluetooth v4.0
Samsung Galaxy J7
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