Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (CDMA) vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (CDMA)
samsung galaxy s7 edge (cdma)
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
samsung galaxy a8 (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2016 September 2016
Status Available - March 2016 Coming Soon - October 2016
Price Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 39,240 ($588.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, Gold Platinum Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Mint
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm
(6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 in)
Weight 157 g (5.54 oz) 182 g (6.42 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G935V
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G935A
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G935T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G935A LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
SAR US 1.03 W/kg (head)
1.59 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 2.15 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7420 Octa [Similar]
GPU Adreno 530 [Similar] Mali-T760MP8 [Similar]
RAM 3/4 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 76.13% 74.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio - FM radio, RDS, recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 26 mm, 1/2.6" Sensor Size, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face 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, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X 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 microUSB v2.0, USB Host 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 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM - G935R 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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 3600 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -