14points

Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave

94points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
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Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Why is Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 40g lighter
    155gvs195g
  • Has a radio
  • 8.8mm narrower
    66mmvs74.8mm
  • 42.6mm shorter
    119.9mmvs162.5mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) better than Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave?

  • 2.36x more battery power
    3300mAhvs1400mAh
  • 21.75x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs1 x 0.8GHz
  • 3.16x higher pixel density
    521ppivs165ppi
  • 1.8x bigger screen size
    6.3"vs3.5"
  • 5.5GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs0.5GB
  • 7.62x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs3.15MP
  • 33.3x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs320 x 400px
  • Has branded damage resistant glass

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Design

1.weight

155g

195g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.thickness

13.7mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

66mm

74.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.Weather sealed
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

6.height

119.9mm

162.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.pixel density

165ppi

521ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

3.5"

6.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

320 x 400px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

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Performance

1.CPU speed

1 x 0.8GHz

4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

0.5GB

6GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

3.has an external memory slot
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.internal storage

1GB

256GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

28nm

10nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

6.Has integrated LTE
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

3.15MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

4.has a BSI sensor
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

5.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

6.has a two-stage shutter
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.

For example

Huawei Y9 (2018)

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a radio
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.has dedicated media keys
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

1400mAh

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

3.wireless charging
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.Supports fast charging
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

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Features

1.has NFC
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

2.Is DLNA certified
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

5.Bluetooth version

3.2

5

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

6.The browser has word wrap
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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Miscellaneous

1.has a 24p cinema mode
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

2.supports AVCHD format
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.Is a system camera
Alcatel OT-988 Shockwave
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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