• Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced August 2015 March 2017 January 2017
Status Available - August 2015 Available - April 2017 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price Rs. 40,800 ($600.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 33,490 ($425.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm
(6.03 x 3 x 0.3 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm
(6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in)
Weight 171 g (6.03 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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)
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- S Pen stylus
- - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 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
1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880
GPU Mali-T760MP8 Adreno 540 Mali-T860 MP4
RAM 4 GB 4 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 64 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.8 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 76.92% 84.06% 73.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 12 MP 16 MP
Flash LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Autofocus, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, Optical Stabilization, Dual-video Rec. 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps/ LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 3000 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -