Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy S7
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2016 December 2017
Status Available - March 2016 Coming Soon - January 2018
Price Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 37,750 ($589.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Gold, Silver Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network 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 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Samsung Pay
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
User Interface TouchWiz UI -
Processor Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 8890 [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7885 Octa [Similar]
GPU Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12 [Similar] Mali-G71 [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 2 TB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified Version)
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches [Similar] 5.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 2220 (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.33% 75.51%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio - FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 ┬Ám Pixel Size,Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [Similar] Dual 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
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, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 2 TB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Not Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

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