Samsung Galaxy A10 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) compare

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A10 and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

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Smartphone 1

Samsung Galaxy A10

Samsung Galaxy A10

Smartphone 2

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

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Samsung Galaxy A10 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

What is the difference between the Samsung Galaxy A10 and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A10 Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Rating (+0) (+0)
Review Samsung Galaxy A10 Review
Release date 2019, February 2017, January
Dimensions (HxWxD) 155.6 x 75.6 x 7.9 mm | 6.13 x 6.13 x 2.98 in 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm | 5.75 x 5.75 x 2.81 in
Weight 168 g | 5.93 oz 157 g | 5.54 oz
Body Build Front glass, plastic body Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Blue, Black, Red Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
Battery 3400 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 21 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 72 h
Talking time - Up to 16 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 53 h
Approximate price 120 EUR 250 EUR


Technology IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.2" inc 5.2" inc
Screen area 95.9 cm2 74.5 cm2
Screen format 19:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 81.6% 71.5%
Screen resolution 720 x 1520 px 1080 x 1920 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 271 PPI 424 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Other specs - Always-on display

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 13 MP, Single 16 MP, Single
Camera specs -13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF -16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 5 MP, Single 16 MP, Single
Specifications 5 MP, f/2.0 16 MP, f/1.9
Functions LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Exynos 7884 Octa (14 nm) - Exynos 7880 Octa (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x1.6 GHz & 6x1.35 GHz) - Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G71 MP2 Mali-T830MP3
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu 8 107182 103094
Antutu 7
GeekBench 5 Single Core 200 143
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 496 926
GeekBench 4 Single Core 832 773
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 3019 4104
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 3000
GeekBench 4 Battery 3041

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation SAR - 0.19 W/kg (head) 1.20 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.09 W/kg (body)    
SAR - 0.88 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.52 W/kg (head)     1.39 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other extras
- Fast battery charging
- Samsung Pay
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Versions: SM-A105F/DS (Global)

- Versions: A520F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); A520F/DS (Global Dual-SIM); A520K/L/S (South Korea). Also known as Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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