Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Apple iPhone SE

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Apple
Announced July 2015 December 2015 March 2016
Status Available - August 2015 Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,499 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) -
SIM Type - - Single-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) iOS 9.3
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister, Apple A9
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
PowerVR GT7600
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB 16/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.99% 74.11% 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording FM radio with RDS; recording No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.2, 29mm, 1/3" sensor size, 1.22 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB OTG v2.0, Reversible Connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 3300 mAh 1642 mAh
Stand by - Up to 78 h -
Talk Time - Up to 17 h (3G) -