Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Apple iPhone XR

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
samsung galaxy a8 (2018)
Apple iPhone XR
apple iphone xr
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple
Announced December 2017 September 2018
Status Coming Soon - January 2018 Coming Soon - October 2018
Price Rs. 37,750 ($589.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 59,999 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
(5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz) 194 g (6.84 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM and e-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- Samsung Pay
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Notification LED Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) iOS 12
Processor Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7885 Octa [Similar] Hexa-core, Apple A12 Bionic
GPU Mali-G71 [Similar] Apple GPU (4-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 64/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified Version) IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.6 inches [Similar] 6.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2220 (441 ppi) 828 x 1792 pixels (324 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.51% 79.83%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes no
Radio FM radio No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP [Similar] 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash Quad-LED dual-tone flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR f/1.8, 28mm, 1/2.55", 1.4┬Ám, OIS, PDAF, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@60fps
Front Camera Dual 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm, HDR, 1080@60fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE 5.0, 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/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No
USB OTG Not Supported Not Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not 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 present barometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3000 mAh -
Stand by - -
Talk Time - Up to 25 h (3G)