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Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Samsung Galaxy S9+ is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 189 grams and size 158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm.. It has a screen of 6.2 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM - China
128 GB, 6 GB RAM - LATAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is smartphone from 2017 year with weight of 191 grams and size 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm.. It has a screen of 6 inches, camera 16 MP and memory 64 GB, 6 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)

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


Common features
Release date 2018 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 158.1 Х 73.8 Х 8.5 mm 159.9 Х 75.7 Х 8.3 mm
Weight 189 g 191 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue, Polaris Blue Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
Battery 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 23 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 73 h
Approximate price 620 EUR 400 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Chipset - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
- Exynos 7885 Octa (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China
- Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
Mali-G71
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM - China
128 GB, 6 GB RAM - LATAM
64 GB, 6 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 250896 116876

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.2" inc 6" inc
Screen area 98.3 cm2 91.4 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 84.2% 75.5%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px 1080 x 2220 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 529 PPI 411 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
Other specs - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
- Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 16 MP, Single
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 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
-16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF
Functions LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 16 MP, Dual
Specifications 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm
8 MP, f/1.9, 1/4.0'', 1.12µm
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1440p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) 
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global, USA 
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
-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) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
-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)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 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, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.30 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only) FM radio
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 - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
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)

- Fast battery charging
-ANT+
- Samsung Pay
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Versions
- Versions: G965F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G965F/DS (Europe, Global Dual-SIM); G965U (USA); G965W (Canada); G9650 (China, LATAM)

- Versions: A730F (Global Single-SIM); A730F/DS (Global Dual-SIM). Also known as Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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