Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

    Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 Comparison

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    Key Specs
    Battery
    Battery 3000 mAh 3500 mAh
    Display
    Display 5.8 inches 6 inches
    Front Camera
    Front Camera 8 MP 16 MP + 8 MP
    Processor
    Processor Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
    RAM
    RAM 4 GB 6 GB
    Rear Camera
    Rear Camera 12 MP 16 MP
    Battery
    Capacity
    Capacity 3000 mAh 3500 mAh
    Quick Charging
    Quick Charging Yes, Fast Yes, Fast
    Removable
    Removable No No
    TalkTime
    TalkTime Up to 20 Hours(3G) Up to 23 Hours(3G)
    Type
    Type Li-ion Li-ion
    USB Type-C
    USB Type-C Yes Yes
    Wireless Charging
    Wireless Charging Yes -
    Design
    Architecture
    Architecture 64 bit 64 bit
    CPU
    CPU Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core)
    Chipset
    Chipset Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
    Fabrication
    Fabrication - 14 nm
    Graphics
    Graphics Mali-G71 MP20 Mali-G71
    RAM Type
    RAM Type LPDDR4 -
    Display
    Aspect Ratio
    Aspect Ratio 18.5:9 18.5:9
    Bezel-less display
    Bezel-less display Yes Yes
    Display Type
    Display Type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
    Pixel Density
    Pixel Density 568 ppi 411 ppi
    Resolution
    Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels 1080 x 2220 pixels
    Screen Protection
    Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v5, Yes
    Screen Size
    Screen Size 5.8 inches (14.73 cm) 6 inches (15.24 cm)
    Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)
    Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 84.57 % 75.82 %
    Touch Screen
    Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
    Front Camera
    Autofocus
    Autofocus Yes No
    Camera Features
    Camera Features Wide Angle Selfie Fixed Focus
    Camera Setup
    Camera Setup - Dual
    Flash
    Flash Yes, Screen flash No
    Resolution
    Resolution 8 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera (25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size) 16 MP f/1.9, Primary Camera (27 mm focal length, 3.1" sensor size, 1µm pixel size) 8 MP Camera (4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)
    Video Recording
    Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps -
    General
    Launch Date
    Launch Date May 5, 2017 (Official) January 20, 2018 (Official)
    Operating System
    Operating System Android v7.0 (Nougat) Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
    Main Camera
    Autofocus
    Autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus
    Camera Features
    Camera Features 8 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Digital image stabilization Face detection Touch to focus Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus
    Camera Setup
    Camera Setup Single Single
    Flash
    Flash Yes, Dual-color LED Flash Yes, LED Flash
    Image Resolution
    Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels 4616 x 3464 Pixels
    OIS
    OIS Yes No
    Resolution
    Resolution 12 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera (26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size) 16 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera (26 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)
    Sensor
    Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor -
    Settings
    Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control
    Shooting Modes
    Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Continuos Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
    Video Recording
    Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 60 fps 1280x720 @ 120 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
    Multimedia
    Audio Jack
    Audio Jack 3.5 mm 3.5 mm
    FM Radio
    FM Radio No Yes
    Loudspeaker
    Loudspeaker Yes Yes
    Network & Connectivity
    Bluetooth
    Bluetooth Yes, v5.0 Yes, v5.0
    GPS
    GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
    NFC
    NFC Yes Yes
    Network Support
    Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
    SAR Value
    SAR Value - Head: 0.290 W/kg
    SIM 1
    SIM 1 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
    SIM 2
    SIM 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
    SIM Size
    SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid) SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
    SIM Slot(s)
    SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
    USB Connectivity
    USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging Mass storage device, USB charging
    VoLTE
    VoLTE Yes Yes
    Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
    Wi-Fi Features
    Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
    Performance
    Build Material
    Build Material Case: Metal Back: Metal -
    Colours
    Colours Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Burgundy Red Black, Gold
    Height
    Height 148.9 mm Compare Size 159.9 mm Compare Size
    Ruggedness
    Ruggedness Dust proof Dust proof
    Thickness
    Thickness 8.0 mm 8.3 mm
    Waterproof
    Waterproof Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68 Yes, Water resistant, IP68
    Weight
    Weight 155 grams 191 grams
    Width
    Width 68.1 mm 75.7 mm
    Sensors
    Fingerprint Sensor
    Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
    Fingerprint Sensor Position
    Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear Rear
    Heart Rate Monitor
    Heart Rate Monitor Yes -
    IRIS Scanner
    IRIS Scanner Yes -
    Other Sensors
    Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
    Storage
    Expandable Memory
    Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 256 GB Yes, Up to 256 GB
    Internal Memory
    Internal Memory 64 GB 64 GB
    Storage Type
    Storage Type - eMMC 5.1
    USB OTG
    USB OTG Yes Yes
    User Available Storage
    User Available Storage Up to 52.3 GB Up to 51.2 GB

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