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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2017, August | 2016, August
  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm | 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 195 g | 169 g
  • Screen: 6.3", Super AMOLED | 5.7", 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 | 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3300 mAh | 3500 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 550 EUR | 850 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2017 2016
Dimensions (HxWxD) 162.5 Х 74.8 Х 8.6 mm 153.5 Х 73.9 Х 7.9 mm
Weight 195 g 169 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
Colors Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only) Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 74 h
Approximate price 550 EUR 850 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow); 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 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 204196 135683
GeekBench Single Core 1792 1519
GeekBench Multi-Core 6277 3865
GeekBench RenderScript 9051 3308
GeekBench Battery 3822

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.3" inc 5.7" inc
Screen area 101.1 cm2 88.5 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.2% 78.0%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px 1440 x 2560 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 521 PPI 518 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
- HDR10
-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, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
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)
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1440p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
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 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9/Cat10 or LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 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, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.25 W/kg (head)     1.28 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 - Iris scanner, 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
-Qi 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)
-Stylus
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: N930 (USA); N930F (Europe); N930G (India) Also known as Samsung Galaxy Note7 Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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