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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2017, December | 2017, January
  • Dimensions: 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm | 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 172 g | 157 g
  • Screen: 5.6", Super AMOLED | 5.2", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 16 MP | Single, 16 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Dual, 16 MP | Single, 16 MP
  • Memory: 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM | 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3000 mAh | 3000 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 270 EUR | 250 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2017 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 149.2 Х 70.6 Х 8.4 mm 146.1 Х 71.4 Х 7.9 mm
Weight 172 g 157 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 24 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 66 h
Talking time - Up to 16 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 53 h
Approximate price 270 EUR 250 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Exynos 7885 Octa (14 nm) - Exynos 7880 Octa (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) - Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G71 Mali-T830MP3
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu 8 score 137850 100578
Antutu 7 score 116745 61345
GeekBench 5 Single Core 310 144
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 999 920
GeekBench 4 Single Core 1482 773
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 4208 4104
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 3704 3000
GeekBench 4 Battery 3041

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.6" inc 5.2" inc
Screen area 79.6 cm2 74.5 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 75.6% 71.5%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 px 1080 x 1920 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 441 PPI 424 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 16 MP, Single
Camera specs -16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF -16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Dual 16 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
16 MP, f/1.9
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
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Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 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, WiFi 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 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
SAR - 0.88 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.52 W/kg (head)     1.39 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes Yes
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)

- Fast battery charging
-ANT+
- Samsung Pay
-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: A520F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); A520F/DS (Global Dual-SIM); A520K/L/S (South Korea). Also known as Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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