Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2016 March 2017 January 2017
Status Available - March 2016 Available - April 2017 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 28,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Gold, Silver Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) -
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by) 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 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
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 - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- -
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
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 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 Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12 Adreno 540 Mali-T860 MP4
RAM 4 GB 4 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 64 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 2 TB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5.8 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.33% 84.06% 71.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 12 MP 16 MP
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) 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, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [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 Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X 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/ac, dual-band, 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, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
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 microSD, up to 2 TB 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
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present barometer sensor
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor present 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 3000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -