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Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is smartphone from 2017 year with weight of 172 grams and size 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm.. It has a screen of 5.6 inches, camera 16 MP and memory 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is smartphone from 2016 year with weight of 157 grams and size 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm.. It has a screen of 5.5 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 32/64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM. Its processor is Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo) - G9350
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) - G935FD, G935F, G935W8

For a full comparison of all specs check the table below .


Common features
Release date 2017 2016
Dimensions (HxWxD) 149.2 Х 70.6 Х 8.4 mm 150.9 Х 72.6 Х 7.7 mm
Weight 172 g 157 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold, Black Pearl, Coral Blue
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 24 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 66 h
Talking time - Up to 27 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 74 h
Approximate price 270 EUR 400 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 7885 Octa (14 nm) - Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 (14 nm) - G9350
-Exynos 8890 Octa (14 nm) - G935FD, G935F, G935W8
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) - Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo) - G9350
-Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) - G935FD, G935F, G935W8
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G71 Adreno 530 - G9350
Mali-T880 MP12 - G935FD, G935F, G935W8
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 116745 158530

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.6" inc 5.5" inc
Screen area 79.6 cm2 83.4 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 75.6% 76.1%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 px 1440 x 2560 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 441 PPI 534 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version) Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Other specs - Always-on display - Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 16 MP, Single 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF -12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Dual 5 MP, Single
Specifications 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm
8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1/4'', 1.12µm
5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm (wide), 1/4.1'', 1.34µm
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) - G935F, G935W8Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - G935FD
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), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - G935FD, G9350
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G935F, G935FD, G935W8 
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 & TD-SCDMA - G9350
-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) - G935F, G935FD 
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), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G9350 
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) - G935W8
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 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, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
SAR - 1.17 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.26 W/kg (head)     0.51 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- Fast battery charging
-ANT+
- Samsung Pay
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

- 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: A530F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); A530F/DS (Global Dual-SIM) Also known as Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

- Versions: G935F (Global); G935FD (Southeast Asia, India); G9350 (Hong Kong); G935W8 (Canada) Also known as Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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