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Five Highlights of The Xperia M5 VS Galaxy A8 Review Comparison

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The recently concluded mid-ranged battle of Samsung’s Galaxy A8 and Sony’s Xperia M5 was one for the ages and in regards to this particular battle, we decided to show off a few notable highlights of the battle and our thoughts on these particular highlights. Check out five highlights of Xperia M5 and Galaxy A8’s comparison.

Camera capability shines most on the Xperia M5

In the concluded battle of these two mid-ranged powerhouses, we were very particular when it comes to their camera performance. both devices were really excellent shooters overall and a worthy smartphone to have for the usual camera shooting, but we were able to conclude from the comparison that the Sony Xperia M5 showcased a better overall camera performance for still images and video. In still images, the Xperia M5’s high end 21.2MP rear shooter, as well as its 13MP selfie shooter trumps the Galaxy A8’s 16MP rear shooter and 5MP selfie shooter, which was actually expected, but was not heavily predetermined. The outputs of the Xperia M5 showed exemplary actions and outputs, which can be considered at a flagship level. With that, we sealed the deal in the camera department and gave the win over to Sony’s mid ranged powerhouse smartphone.

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An excellent showing in system performance for the Galaxy A8

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Upon reaching the performance department, it seems that the tide of battle was swayed over to the Galaxy A8’s favour, with the latter landing exemplary performances, in terms of system an provided high-end  experiences for system. The Galaxy A8 showcased a powerful and up-to-date system, which was triumphant against the Xperia M5. A true blue system powerhouse, the Galaxy A8 was all, but better system-wise, though truth be told, the Xperia M5’s system wasn’t all that bad and since the Xperia M5 performed decently, despite being underwhelmed by the Galaxy A8, its still worth the buy system-wise, however, the Galaxy A8 just shows more interest  and power that first priority for phone performance should be the Galaxy A8, in comparison to the Xperia M5.

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The Xperia M5 has the better speaker

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Upon closing in to the last rounds of the comparison, we eventually got to the speaker department. From hear, the Xperia M5 was able to showcase a better feature performance overall and was eventually decided that it was better in speaker performance than the Galaxy A8. A thing that might not be important to some, but the most important to others. The Xperia M5 showcased an overall better sound output than its competition, as well as projected great outputs volume-wise. If music is your think and would want to share your tunes with the world, without isolating your tunes for your own, then the Xperia M5 is a sound choice for you, by all means.

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Sony’s IP 68 certification and Samsung’s OLED technology

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This two are probably each company’s trademarks on their respective smartphone devices, Samsung’s OLED technology and Sony’s IP 68 certification is something to look at all right. Samsung’s formidable OLED technology has helped the majority of Samsung devices to deliver great display imagery and quality, especially on daylight, showcasing good viewing angles and display implementation with ease, and as for Sony’s IP 68 certification devices, it helps in establishing utility and function of water proof and dust-resistance features on their devices, which means extra sturdiness and robustness for the Sony products. Both trademarks of Samsung and Sony had carried their brands to their respective places in the smartphone industries, and hopefully, in the near future, they’re system and features evolves and showcases a more heightened version of these particular features.

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Metallic and polycarbonated back covers

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The devices carry individualized metallic and polycarbonated back covers. For the Galaxy A8, it delivers a robust and sturdy looking metallic back cover, which is quite reminiscent of the Galaxy Note 5 that are currently in our possession, while for the Xperia M5, it carries a oleophobic-coated polycarbonated back, which highly resembles the Z-series premium and sophisticated back design, which actually showcases the power and appeal for the Xperia M5. Both devices were really good and was able to deliver excellent design exteriors which eventually lead to their tie in the design department.

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And also, please can check out the Xperia M5 and Galaxy A8 review comparison in video.

Specs/PH Price

Samsung Galaxy A8 specs, PH price, features

Sony Xperia M5 specs, PH price, features

Display 5.7-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, 386ppi 5-inch IPS 1080p LCD display, Bravia engine, 441ppi
Size 5.9mm thickness, 151g weight 7.6mm thickness, 142g weight
Color Pearl white, midnight black, champagne gold Black, gold, white
Protection Cornings Gorilla Glass 4 scratch-resistant glass, IP68   water and dust resistant
Chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset MediaTek Helio X10 octacore chipset
Processor Quad-core 1.8GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex-A53 processor 8x 2.0GHz Cortex A54 processor
Graphics Adreno 405 GPU PowerVR G6200 GPU
Memory 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, microSD card up to 128GB 3GB RAM, 16GB internal, microSD card 200GB max
Main shooter 16MP rear shooter 21.2MP AF, phase detection, fast focus, LED flash
Multimedia 1080p@30fps video 4K UHD video, HDR
Front facing shooter 5MP selfie shooter, 1080p 13MP AF, 1080p video
Connectivity 4G LTE, WiFi ac, BT 4.1, GPS, GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, FM Radio   with RDS recording WiFi ac, Bt 4.1, GPS, NFC, dual SIM 4G LTE, FM radio
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.0 Lollipop update to 6.0 Marshmallow
Software feature Ok Google, Android TV Xperia UI (close to stock Android experience)
Battery Capacity 3050mAh battery 2600mAh battery
Ports and charging microUSB v2.0 microUSB 2.0, MHL
Release date August September
Official Price Php 24,990 PH price in Lazada PH, as of October 16, 2015 P23,390 from Sony PH | Our unit bought from hotgadgets
Where to buy? Online stores like Lazada, Hotgadgets and official retail stores, Samsung stores Lazada, Hotgadgets, Sony PH store and other Online stores or retail sellers

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