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Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S6 Active vs Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note8

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced June 2015 August 2015 August 2017
Status Available - June 2015 Available - August 2015 Coming Soon - September 2017
Price Rs. 595 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 40,800 ($600.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Yes Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum Black, Blue Coral, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm
(6.03 x 3 x 0.3 in)
162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
(6.4 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight 138 g (4.87 oz) 171 g (6.03 oz) 195 g (6.88 oz)
SIM Type - - Single/Dual SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800) LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- MIL-STD-810G certified - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation,
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- S Pen stylus
- IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
- Samsung Pay
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 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
GPU Mali-T760 Mali-T760MP8 Adreno 540 / Mali-G71 MP20
RAM 3 GB 4 GB 6 GB
Internal Memory 32/64/128 GB 32/64 GB 64/128/256 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5.7 inches 6.3 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (522 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.76% 76.92% 83.03%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels Dual 12 MP
Flash LED Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama 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 and f/2.4, 2X Optical Zoom, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, Optical Stabilization, Dual-video Rec. 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.7, AF [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps/ LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
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 barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2550 mAh 3000 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 23 h (3G) - -