Phone Comparison - Alcatel Hero 2 vs Samsung Galaxy A8

Alcatel Hero 2
alcatel hero 2
Samsung Galaxy A8
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general General Info

Manufacturer Alcatel Samsung
Announced September 2014 July 2015
Status Coming Soon - September 2014 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Dark Gray Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 160.5 x 81.6 x 7.9 mm
(6.32 x 3.21 x 0.31 in)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
Weight 175 g (6.17 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - 8030B, 8030Y GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - 8030B, 8030Y HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 1800 - 8030B LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Dragontrail Glass, Oleophobic Coating, Stylus - Fingerprint sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT8392 [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Mali-450MP4 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB (12.9 GB user available) 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.84% 73.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio with RDS; recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13.1 MP, optical image stabilization [Similar] 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, optical stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 11 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB (12.9 GB user available), 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 3050 mAh
Stand by Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 380 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 15 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 10 h (3G)
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