Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Samsung Galaxy S8+

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)
samsung galaxy alpha (s801)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced August 2014 March 2017
Status Available - September 2014 Available - April 2017
Price - Rs. 64,900 ($845.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
(6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 173 g (6.1 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP68 certified
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 [Similar] 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 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 540 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 4/6 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 64/128 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 6.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2960 pixels (531 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.43% 83.31%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi 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
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 3500 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -