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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2017, December | 2016, September
  • Dimensions: 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm | 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 172 g | 188 g
  • Screen: 5.6", Super AMOLED | 5.5", LED-backlit IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Single, 16 MP | Dual, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Dual, 16 MP | Single, 7 MP
  • Memory: 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM | 32/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3000 mAh | 2900 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | No
  • Approximate price: 270 EUR | 690 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2017 2016
Dimensions (HxWxD) 149.2 Х 70.6 Х 8.4 mm 158.2 Х 77.9 Х 7.3 mm
Weight 172 g 188 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Front glass, body
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Red
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 24 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 66 h
Stand by time - Up to 384 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 21 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 60 h
Approximate price 270 EUR 690 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Chipset - Exynos 7885 Octa (14 nm) - Apple A10 Fusion (16 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) - Quad-core 2.34 GHz (2x Hurricane + 2x Zephyr)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G71 PowerVR Series7XT Plus (six-core graphics)
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No
Internal memory 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu score 116745 181234
GeekBench Single Core 1482 3441
GeekBench Multi-Core 4208 5797
GeekBench RenderScript 3704
GeekBench Battery 2329

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED LED-backlit IPS LCD
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% 67.7%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 px 1080 x 1920 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 441 PPI 401 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version) Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Other specs - Always-on display - Wide color gamut
-3D Touch display & home button
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 16 MP, Single 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF -12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/3'', OIS, PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.8, 56mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 2x optical zoom, AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps
DxOMark Main Score 88
DxOMark Photo 89
DxOMark Video 84
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Dual 7 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
7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
Functions Face detection, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / 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 - A1661, A1784 
CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1661
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1661, A1784 
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO & TD-SCDMA - A1661
-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), 27(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1661, A1784
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, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 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, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
SAR - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.19 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 1.24 W/kg (head)     1.00 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio No
Headphone jack Yes No
Others - 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- 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
Other extras
- Fast battery charging
-ANT+
- Samsung Pay
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
-Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
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

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