Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Google Pixel 3 XL

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
samsung galaxy a8 (2018)
Google Pixel 3 XL
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Google
Announced December 2017 October 2018
Status Coming Soon - January 2018 Available - November 2018
Price Rs. 37,750 ($589.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 65,000 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue Clearly White, Just Black, Not Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
158 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz) 184 g (6.49 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM card & eSIM
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), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 42(3500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600)
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
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Notification LED Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) Android 9.0 (Pie)
Processor Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7885 Octa [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.5 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.6 GHz Kryo 385 Silver), Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) [Similar]
GPU Mali-G71 [Similar] Adreno 630 [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified Version) P-OLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.6 inches [Similar] 6.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2220 (441 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (522 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.51% 83.28%
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] 12.2 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR 12.2 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4┬Ám, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Auto-HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
Front Camera Dual 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 19mm (ultrawide), no AF, Auto-HDR, 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 (5CA) Cat16 1024/75 Mbps
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
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 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No
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
Capacity 3000 mAh 3430 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -