Huawei puts its best foot forward with the Honor 8. The successor to the excellent Honor 7. And a strong competitor to the Galaxy A5 2016, rival for the Honor 8. Samsung refreshed the Galaxy A series of smartphones late last year, South Korean manufacturer launched an entry level smartphone Galaxy A5 (2016). positioned in the upper mid-range segment.


One of the biggest leaps of Honor 8, is its design. Honor especially worked well on  this point. Mixes aluminum and glass. The lines are fine, uncluttered. At the back, excellent ratio size / screen. And a beautiful camera.

The Honor 8 sports a 5.2-inch screen, but the format looks like really compact. Design is very nice, especially   rounded edges for a good grip. The screen is very bright and offers a faithful color rendering. Again, the size / screen ratio is excellent with very thin borders especially on the sides.

HONOR 8 VS GALAXY A5 2016 Specs And Comparison

For its part, the Galaxy A5 2016 also makes a great leap forward. Sports at 5.2-inch display. Samsung has chosen glass to its A5 edition 2016. Galaxy A5 2016 looks like two drops of water to the Galaxy S6. Despite the high quality of the Honor 8 screen that is comparable to the best in the market, Samsung still remains at the top with its Full HD Super AMOLED screen of 5.2 inches.


As for its upscale precedent Honor equipped with a home processor, the Kirin 950. It comes with 4 GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. In terms of performance, Honor 8 positioned on the top place, but it can easily handle for intensive use. better multitasking support, And equipped with a quality graphic card Mali-T880 MP4 for playing video  games graphically gourmet. In terms of power.

The Galaxy A5 2016 is also equipped with a home processor, the Exynos 7580, more powerful than  Snapdragon 615, better performer  on mid-range smartphones. We note, however, less good graphics performance and especially on games.  Galaxy A5 2016 remains good performance and it will satisfy the needs of most users. Its multi-function fingerprint sensor makes it possible to push back the uses of the smartphone. You can easily unlock your phone.

Camera: Double Sensor Makes Fly

It must be said that Honor has integrated a technology that few smartphones currently have: dual photo sensor. This dual 12-megapixel sensor offers much greater capability than the Galaxy A5 2016 13-megapixel sensor.

The Honor 8 allows, for example to make high quality photos and videos, work on the depth of field and much more. Because the photo modes are numerous on the Honor 8 and the camera application is very intuitive. dual cameras on the Honor 8 make up is one of the highlight feature.  Samsung has not changed much on its Galaxy A5 2016 compared to its previous model the side of the picture.  entitled to a very good camera for a mid-range smartphone.


Honor 8 is positioned at the top side with its battery of 3000 mAh. Using the bundled adapter and cable, The smartphone supports two days of use. better support to the 4k video recording. But  Galaxy A5 2016 powered by the battery of 2900 mAh.  the Galaxy A5 2016. Fully charged battery, smartphone will give two days smartphone usages.

Other Features

Honor 8 runs on Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), Galaxy A5 runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system, On the connectivity side, Samsung offers VolTE support. Compatible with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS+GLONASS.

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