Phone Comparison - Asus Zenfone AR vs Samsung Galaxy Note8

Asus Zenfone AR
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Samsung Galaxy Note8
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general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Samsung
Announced January 2017 August 2017
Status Available - June 2017 Coming Soon - September 2017
Colors Black Black, Blue Coral, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158.7 x 77.7 x 9 mm
(6.25 x 3.06 x 0.35 in)
162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
(6.4 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight 170 g (6 oz) 195 g (6.88 oz)
SIM Type Dual-SIM Single/Dual SIM
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Fingerprint sensor
Scratch Resistant Display
Tango Support
DayDream Support
- IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
- Samsung Pay
Notification LED Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
User Interface ZEN UI 3.0 -
Processor Dual-core 2.4 GHz Kryo & dual-core 2.0 GHz Kryo, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) / Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835/ Exynos 8895 Octa [Similar]
GPU Adreno 530 [Similar] Adreno 540 / Mali-G71 MP20 [Similar]
RAM 6/8 GB [Browse Similar] 6 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 64/128/256 GB 64/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 2 TB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches [Similar] 6.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2960 pixels (522 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.72% 83.03%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM Radio with Recording No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 23 MP [Similar] Dual 12 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Auto-focus, Laser AutoFocus, OIS, EIS, Depth-sensing camera, Motion-sensing camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 and f/2.4, 2X Optical Zoom, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.7, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, ANT+ v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 64/128/256 GB, 6/8 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 2 TB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

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