Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced August 2016 September 2016
Status Available - August 2016 Coming Soon - October 2016
Price Rs. 59,900 ($850.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 39,240 ($588.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, Blue Coral, Gold Platinum Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Mint
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
(6.04 x 2.91 x 0.31 in)
156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm
(6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz) 182 g (6.42 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network 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)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- Iris Scanner
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Stylus
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Fast Charging and Wireless Charging
- Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 2.3 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
Quad-core 2.3 GHz + Quad-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Exynos 8890 [Similar]
Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7420 Octa [Similar]
GPU Adreno 530
Mali-T880 MP12 [Similar]
Mali-T760MP8 [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 64 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
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microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 79.05% 74.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, Dual Pixel [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7, 26mm, 1/2.6" sensor size, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, OTG microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
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microSD, up to 256 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Iris Scanner iris scanner supported iris scanner not supported
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3500 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -