• Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced July 2015 December 2015 March 2016
Status Available - August 2015 Available - February 2016 Coming Soon - March 2016
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,250 ($165.44) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Pearl White, Metallic Black
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)
186.9 x 108.8 x 8.7 mm
(7.36 x 4.28 x 0.34 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 283 g (9.98 oz)
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 , EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
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
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
Adreno 306
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches 7.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.99% 74.11% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording FM radio with RDS; recording -
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 5 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash No
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 Auto focus, f/2.2, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 2 MP, f/2.2 [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 v4.0, A2DP
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 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB OTG microUSB v2.0
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

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 3300 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - Up to 78 h -
Talk Time - Up to 17 h (3G) Up to 11 h (multimedia)