Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Vs Vivo V5: Comparison


In the never ending race to become the best selling Smartphone vendor in the mobile industry, companies are literally experimenting with everything, hoping to make an increase their users or customers. Be it price, features, key specifications, and most importantly, the camera. The competition is increasing every day, with multiple new devices and brands getting launched rampantly.

And Samsung is also experimenting with its strategies to make more sales. The company has launched a few updated models of its Galaxy A series, which includes Samsung Galaxy A7 2017.

Vivo is another Chinese company trying to make it big in the Smartphone industry; however the company has centered its focus on offline market in India. Vivo V5 is one of the most hyped and well promoted products of the company, which focuses on targeting selfie lovers. Both of these phones were launched in January, and are doing great individually, but which is the better deal among the two?


Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 starts at a price of Rs. 33,490, which is much higher than Vivo V5, which ranges from Rs 25,152 – 27,980. However, Samsung definitely comes with a lot more goodwill and brand name, compared to later, which has been in the Indian market for two years only. However, price does play a role in sales, which can make Vivo V5, the first choice of the customers.


Vivo V5 comes with a 5.5 inch multi touch screen with 16 M colors and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It also supports corning gorilla glass protection and has Fun touch OS 2.6. Whereas, Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 has a 5.7 inch Super AMOLED touch screen with gorilla glass 4 protections. It also offers 16 M color, with better pixel quality of 1080 x 1920. Galaxy A7 also comes with dust and water resistant body which definitely adds more creditability under its name. Vivo V5 is available in two color options gray and gold. With Galaxy A7, you will get four color choices black sky, gold sand, peach cloud and blue mist.


Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 runs on Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow which is backed by its Exynos 7880 and 1.9 GHz Octa core processor. It comes with a 3 GB RAM and a 32 GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256 GB.

Vivo V5 also comes with Android Marshmallow v6.0, which is backed by its Mediatek chipset and 1.5 GHz octa core processor. It has greater RAM of 4 GB, and similar internal and external storage capacity of, 32 GB and 256 GB.

Samsung Galaxy A7 comes with a better interface, however V5 offers more RAM at a lesser price.


Being a selfie centric phone, Vivo V5 should definitely win this category. It comes with a 13 MP primary camera with LED flash, auto-focus and has a 20 MP front camera, with HD video recording of 1080p with 30 frames per second. The phone can do you no wrong in this department. Go and grab the deal right now, if camera is your priority.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017, doesn’t stand far away in the line, it has a 16 MP rear camera with LED flash and a 16 MP front camera, with a 27mm pixel quality, which ensures amazing pictures in any lighting.

Battery and Key features

Vivo V5 is backed by a 300 mAh Li-Ion non removable battery. Whereas Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 comes with a 3600 mAh Li-Ion non removable battery, which supports quick charging and a talk time of 23 hours.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017, supports more sensors than V5, which include gyro and barometer, it also comes with an ANT+ support built it in it.


Vivo V5 is a less expensive choice that will offer you pretty much all the features provided by the latter. It is a selfie centric phone, and serves its purpose perfectly, by delivering you the best quality pictures, all you have to do are click and share, and we guarantee that your followers will automatically increase. Although Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 is a little heavy on the price, it does come with the latest features and better screen protection that ensure its longevity. It has great reviews for its user interface and processing speed, which offers you a lag free and smooth gaming experience.

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