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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2017, August | 2016, February
  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm | 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 195 g | 152 g
  • Screen: 6.3", Super AMOLED | 5.1", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Dual, 12 MP | Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP | Single, 5 MP
  • Memory: 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM | 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3300 mAh | 3000 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 550 EUR | 290 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2017 2016
Dimensions (HxWxD) 162.5 Х 74.8 Х 8.6 mm 142.4 Х 69.6 Х 7.9 mm
Weight 195 g 152 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame
Colors Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only) Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 74 h
Talking time - Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 62 h
Approximate price 550 EUR 290 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo); TouchWiz UI
Chipset - Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
- Exynos 8890 Octa (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
- Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
Adreno 540 - USA & China
Mali-T880 MP12
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 204196 158900
GeekBench Single Core 1792 1536
GeekBench Multi-Core 6277 3718
GeekBench RenderScript 9051 4791
GeekBench Battery 3822 1939

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.3" inc 5.1" inc
Screen area 101.1 cm2 71.5 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.2% 72.1%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px 1440 x 2560 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 521 PPI 577 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Other specs - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
- Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
-12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
Functions LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Main Score 94
DxOMark Photo 100
DxOMark Video 84
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 5 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm (wide), 1/4.1'', 1.34µm
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1440p@30fps 1440p
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) - G930FHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - G930FD
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - G930FD
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G930F, G930FD, G930W8
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G930F, G930FD 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G930W8
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation SAR - 1.40 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.41 W/kg (head)     0.62 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
-Stylus

- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Versions
- Versions: N950F (Single SIM: Europe, Australia); N950FD (Global Dual SIM: Europe, LATAM, Brazil; Australia); N950U/U1 (USA); N950W (Canada); N9500 (China); N950N (South Korea) Also known as Samsung Ga

- Versions: G930F (Global); G930FD (Global; Southeast Asia); G930W8 (Canada) Also known as Samsung Galaxy S7 Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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