Specs Comparison: Samsung Galaxy C5 vs Vivo V3 Max

Specs Comparison: Samsung Galaxy C5 vs Vivo V3 Max

Samsung’s Galaxy C5 smartphone with 5.2-inch Full HD display, octa-core CPU and 4GB RAM, has arrived in the Philippines via Widget City. There’s another smartphone though that packs similar specs at almost the same price – the Vivo V3 Max. Which one is better on paper? Let’s find out in the quick specs comparison below.

Samsung Galaxy C5Vivo V3 Max
5.2-inch Full HD sAMOLED display, 424ppi5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, 401ppi
1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 octa-core CPU1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 octa-core CPU
Adreno 405Adreno 510
32GB, 64GB internal storage32GB internal storage
microSD card (via SIM 2 slot)microSD card (via SIM 2 slot)
16MP AF rear camera w LED flash, f/1.9 aperture13MP PDAF rear camera w/ LED flash
8MP front camera, f/1.9 aperture8MP front camera
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/nWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.1
Fingerprint scannerFingerprint scanner
Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
2,600mAh battery3,000mAh battery
145.9 x 72 x 6.7 mm153.9 x 77.1 x 7.6 mm
143 g168 g
Php17,990 (32GB)Php16,990
Available thru online sellers (service warranty)Officially available in the country

Summary of advantages


Samsung Galaxy C5:
* Higher display density
* Higher rear camera resolution w/ wide aperture
* Updated Bluetooth version
* Android Marshmallow out of the box
* Thinner and lighter body

Vivo V3 Max:
* Slightly larger display
* Better SoC
* Phase-Detect AF
* Larger battery
* Cheaper by Php1,000
* Officially offered in the PH with warranty

Based on the comparison above, both smartphones have their merits. The Galaxy C5 looks like a good shooter based on camera specs and also has NFC and updated Android version. It also has a thinner and lighter body and a design that reminds of the Apple iPhone.

The Vivo V3 Max, on the other hand, has an upper-hand where it matters – better CPU, larger battery, cheaper price tag, and official availability with warranty which is important in the event that you need it repaired or replaced.

This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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1 Response

  1. xynthus says:

    kaso ang available color lang ay black and gold. wala gold rose ang widget city..

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