Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy C7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 active

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced July 2015 May 2016 June 2016
Status Available - August 2015 Available - June 2016 Available - June 2016
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,500 ($400.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 53,640 ($794.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold White, Black, Gold White, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
156.6 x 77.2 x 6.7 mm
(6.17 x 3.04 x 0.26 in)
148.8 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz) 185 g (6.53 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor - -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 506 Adreno 530
RAM 2 GB 4 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.7 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.99% 74.27% 64.32%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 16 MP, f/1.9 Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (dual tone) Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Auto-Focus,Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto 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, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 3300 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -