Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
samsung galaxy a8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
samsung galaxy s21 5g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced December 2017 2021, January 14
Status Coming Soon - January 2018 Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, January 29
Price Rs. 37,750 ($589.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 69,999 ($799.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.97 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) 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 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- Samsung Pay
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- 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+
Notification LED Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) Android 11
User Interface - One UI 3.1
Processor Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7885 Octa [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 Mali-G71 [Similar] Mali-G78 MP14 - International / Adreno 660 - USA/China/Korea [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified Version) 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 5.6 inches [Similar] 6.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2220 (441 ppi) 1080 x 2400 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.51% 86.12%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP [Similar] 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 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 Dual 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 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-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
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/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM UFS 3.1
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
USB OTG Not Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer 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-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 3000 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -