Samsung Galaxy A55 Vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Samsung Galaxy A55 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Should you buy Samsung Galaxy A55 or Samsung Galaxy S8? Find out which mobile phone is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of price and key specs like performance, price, camera, display, ram, storage, battery capacity, ...operating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy A55Samsung Galaxy S8
Price39999.049990.0
Operating SystemAndroid v14Android v7.0 (Nougat)
Battery5000 mAh3000 mAh
Display6.6 inches (16.76 cm)5.8 inches (14.73 cm)
Camera50 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP And 32 MP12 MP And 8 MP
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Key Specs

Battery

Battery

5000 mAh 3000 mAh

Display

Display

6.6 inches (16.76 cm) 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)

Front Camera

Front Camera

32 MP 8 MP

Processor

Processor

Samsung Exynos 1480 Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

RAM

RAM

8 GB 4 GB

Rear Camera

Rear Camera

50 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP 12 MP

Battery

Capacity

Capacity

5000 mAh 3000 mAh

Quick Charging

Quick Charging

Yes, Fast, 25W Yes, Fast

Removable

Removable

No No

TalkTime

TalkTime

- Up to 20 Hours(3G)

Type

Type

Li-ion Li-ion

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

Yes Yes

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging

- Yes

Design

Build Material

Build Material

Back: Gorilla Glass Case: Metal Back: Metal

Colours

Colours

Awesome Iceblue, Awesome Lilac, Awesome Navy Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Burgundy Red

Height

Height

161.1 mm 148.9 mm

Ruggedness

Ruggedness

Dust proof Dust proof

Thickness

Thickness

8.2 mm 8.0 mm

Waterproof

Waterproof

Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1 meter), IP67 Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Weight

Weight

213 grams 155 grams

Width

Width

77.4 mm 68.1 mm

Display

Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9 18.5:9

Bezel-less display

Bezel-less display

Yes with punch-hole display Yes

Brightness

Brightness

550 nits -

Display Type

Display Type

Super AMOLED Super AMOLED

Pixel Density

Pixel Density

390 ppi 568 ppi

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate

120 Hz -

Resolution

Resolution

1080x2340 px (FHD+) 1440x2960 px (QHD+)

Screen Protection

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass, Glass Victus Plus Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Screen Size

Screen Size

6.6 inches (16.76 cm) 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

85.57 % 84.57 %

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

86.5 % -

Touch Screen

Touch Screen

Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Front Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

No Yes

Camera Features

Camera Features

- Wide Angle Selfie

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Single -

Flash

Flash

No Yes, Screen flash

Resolution

Resolution

32 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.74" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size) 8 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size)

Video Recording

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
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General

Brand

Brand

Samsung Samsung

Custom UI

Custom UI

Samsung One UI -

Launch Date

Launch Date

March 14, 2024 (Official) May 5, 2017 (Official)

Operating System

Operating System

Android v14 Android v7.0 (Nougat)

Main Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

Camera Features

Camera Features

10 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus 8 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Digital image stabilization Face detection Touch to focus

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Triple Single

Flash

Flash

Yes, LED Flash Yes, Dual-color LED Flash

Image Resolution

Image Resolution

8150 x 6150 Pixels 4000 x 3000 Pixels

OIS

OIS

Yes Yes

Resolution

Resolution

50 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(1.56" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.2, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(3" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera 12 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)

Sensor

Sensor

- IMX260, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Settings

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes

Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Macro Mode Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video Recording

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 60 fps 3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 60 fps 1280x720 @ 120 fps

Video Recording Features

Video Recording Features

Slo-motion Video HDR Video Pro Mode -

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos -

Audio Jack

Audio Jack

USB Type-C 3.5 mm

FM Radio

FM Radio

No No

Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker

Yes Yes

Stereo Speakers

Stereo Speakers

Yes -

Network & Connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Yes, v5.3 Yes, v5.0

GPS

GPS

Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

NFC

Yes Yes

Network Support

Network Support

5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G 5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G

SAR Value

SAR Value

Head: 1.148 W/kg -

SIM 1

SIM 1

5G Bands: FDD N1 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N26 / N28 / N66 TDD N40 / N41 / N77 / N78 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) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 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

SIM 2

SIM 2

5G Bands: FDD N1 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N26 / N28 / N66 TDD N40 / N41 / N77 / N78 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) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 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

SIM Size

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid) SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) 5GHz 6GHz, MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi Calling

Yes -

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot Mobile Hotspot

Performance

Architecture

Architecture

64 bit 64 bit

CPU

CPU

Octa core (2.75 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A78 + 2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55) Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Chipset

Chipset

Samsung Exynos 1480 Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

Fabrication

Fabrication

4 nm -

Graphics

Graphics

AMD Xclipse 530 Mali-G71 MP20

RAM type

RAM Type

LPDDR5 LPDDR4

Sensors

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

Yes Yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Fingerprint Sensor Position

On-screen Rear

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Optical -

Heart Rate Monitor

Heart Rate Monitor

- Yes

IRIS Scanner

IRIS Scanner

- Yes

Other Sensors

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Storage

Expandable Memory

Expandable Memory

Yes, Up to 1 TB Yes, Up to 256 GB

Internal Memory

Internal Memory

128 GB 64 GB

Storage Type

Storage Type

UFS 3.1 -

USB OTG

USB OTG

Yes Yes

User Available Storage

User Available Storage

Up to 109 GB Up to 52.3 GB
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