Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

Samsung Galaxy A8
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Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced July 2015 2021, January 14
Status Available - August 2015 Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, January 29
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 69,999 ($799.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.97 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Type - Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor - Fingerprint Sensor (under display, ultrasonic)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support) ANT+

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android 11
User Interface - One UI 3.1
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar] Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International / Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680 - USA/China/Korea, Exynos 2100 - International / Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 - USA/China/Korea [Similar]
GPU Adreno 405 [Similar] Mali-G78 MP14 - International / Adreno 660 - USA/China/Korea [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
120Hz Refresh Rate
HDR10+
1300 nits (peak)
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 5.7 inches [Similar] 6.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 2400 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.99% 86.12%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes no
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar] 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Auto-HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Dual video call, Auto-HDR, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM UFS 3.1
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Capacity 3050 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -