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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2017, December | 2017, March
  • Dimensions: 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm | 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 172 g | 155 g
  • Screen: 5.6", Super AMOLED | 5.8", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 16 MP | Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Dual, 16 MP | Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM | 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3000 mAh | 3000 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 270 EUR | 390 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2017 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 149.2 Х 70.6 Х 8.4 mm 148.9 Х 68.1 Х 8 mm
Weight 172 g 155 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red
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 20 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 67 h
Approximate price 270 EUR 390 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Exynos 7885 Octa (14 nm) - Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) - 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
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G71 Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
Adreno 540 - USA & China
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 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 116745 202356
GeekBench Single Core 1482 1763
GeekBench Multi-Core 4208 6028
GeekBench RenderScript 3704 8798
GeekBench Battery 3410

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.6" inc 5.8" inc
Screen area 79.6 cm2 84.8 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 75.6% 83.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 441 PPI 570 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version) Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - Always-on display - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-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 8 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
8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1440p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 73
DxOMark Photo 71
DxOMark Video 75
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)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), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 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 / 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), 66(1700/2100), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 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, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
SAR - 0.44 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.27 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
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-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)

- 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)
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: G950F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G950FD (Global Dual-SIM); G950U (USA Unlocked); G950A (AT&T); G950P (Sprint); G950T (T-Mobile); G950V (Verizon); G950R4 (US Cellular); G950W (Canada); G950

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