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Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) vs Samsung Galaxy A7

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 191 grams and size 162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm.. It has a screen of 6.3 inches, camera 24 MP and memory 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)

Samsung Galaxy A7 is smartphone from 2015 year with weight of 141 grams and size 151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm.. It has a screen of 5.5 inches, camera 13 MP and memory 16 GB, 2 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) - A700FD
Octa-core (4x1.8 Cortex-A15 GHz & 4x1.3 Cortex-A7 GHz) - A700F

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


Common features
Release date 2018 2015
Dimensions (HxWxD) 162.4 Х 77 Х 7.6 mm 151 Х 76.2 Х 6.3 mm
Weight 191 g 141 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Aluminum frame, plastic back
Colors Black, White Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Battery 3700 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 54 h
Approximate price 350 EUR 300 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8 (Oreo) Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) - Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) - A700FD
-Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm) - A700F
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) - Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) - A700FD
-Octa-core (4x1.8 Cortex-A15 GHz & 4x1.3 Cortex-A7 GHz) - A700F
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 512 Adreno 405 - A700FD
Mali-T628 MP6 - A700F
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu score 38700
GeekBench Single Core 568
GeekBench Multi-Core 1471
GeekBench RenderScript 1984

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.3" inc 5.5" inc
Screen area 100.7 cm2 83.4 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 80.6% 72.5%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 px 1080 x 1920 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 392 PPI 401 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Other specs - Samsung Experience 9 UX
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 24 MP, Dual 13 MP, Single
Camera specs -24 MP, f/1.7
-16 MP, f/1.7, PDAF
-13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm (wide), AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 24 MP, Single 5 MP, Single
Specifications 24 MP, f/2.0 5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - China
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A700FD, A700F
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - A700F 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - A700FD
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 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, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.43 W/kg (head)     1.79 W/kg (body)    
SAR - 1.05 W/kg (head)     0.80 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.41 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio FM radio, RDS, recording
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 9V/1.67A
-ANT+
- Samsung Pay

- ANT+
-S-Voice
Versions
- Versions: A8 Star (Global, SEA, South Korea); A9 Star (China)

- Versions: A700F (EMEA), A700FD (Malaysia, Pakistan), A700K/A700S/A700L (Korea)

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