Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy Note FE

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced July 2015 March 2017 Not announced yet
Status Available - August 2015 Available - April 2017 Rumored
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
(6.04 x 2.91 x 0.31 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM), 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) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 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 - - Fingerprint Sensor
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Stylus
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 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
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 8890 Octa
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 540 Mali-T880 MP12
RAM 2 GB 4 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 64 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
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display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.8 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.99% 84.06% 79.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 12 MP 12 MP
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 26mm, OIS, 1/2.5" Sensor Size, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, AF [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, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9/Cat10 or LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX 4.2, A2DP, EDR, 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
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USB OTG - Supported Not 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate 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 3000 mAh 3200 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -