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Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S7 active vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy Note8

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced June 2016 March 2017 August 2017
Status Available - June 2016 Available - April 2017 Coming Soon - September 2017
Price Rs. 53,640 ($794.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors White, Gray, Gold Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Black, Blue Coral, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 148.8 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
(6.4 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight 185 g (6.53 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 195 g (6.88 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM Single/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 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
- Samsung Pay
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
Processor Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 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
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 Adreno 530 Adreno 540 Adreno 540 / Mali-G71 MP20
RAM 4 GB 4 GB 6 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 64 GB 64/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5.8 inches 6.3 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (522 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.32% 84.06% 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 Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 12 MP Dual 12 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 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, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR [Similar] 8 MP, AF [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 Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX 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, USB Host v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) 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 present barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 3000 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -