Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) vs HTC U Play

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
samsung galaxy a8 (2016)
HTC U Play
htc u play
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC
Announced September 2016 January 2017
Status Coming Soon - October 2016 Available - January 2017
Price Rs. 39,240 ($588.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 29,800 ($440.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Mint blue, black, pink, white
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm
(6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 in)
145.99 x 72.9 x 7.99 mm
(5.75 x 2.87 x 0.31 in)
Weight 182 g (6.42 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
SIM Type - Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
User Interface - HTC Sense
Processor Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7420 Octa [Similar] Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T760MP8 [Similar] Mali-T860MP2 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3/4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.66% 69.92%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes no
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording To be confirmed
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual-tone)
Features Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), f/2.0, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 16 MP, f/2.0 [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, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG - Not 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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -