71points

Apple iPhone 7 Plus

70points

Essential PH-1

76points

LG G6

67points

OnePlus 5

86points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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142 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone 7 Plusvs Essential PH-1vs LG G6vs OnePlus 5vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
71
points
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
70
points
Essential PH-1
76
points
LG G6
67
points
OnePlus 5
86
points
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Why is Apple iPhone 7 Plus better than the others?

  • Number of microphones
    ?

    3vs2,2,2,2
  • Thickness
    ?

    7.3mmvs7.8,7.9,7.3,8.6mm
  • Number of flash LEDs
    ?

    4vs1,1,2,1
  • Emojis available
    ?

    1896vs1500,1500,1500,1500
  • Has timelapse function
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Has Force Touch/3D Touch
    ?

Why is Essential PH-1 better than the others?

  • Shoots 360° panorama
    ?
  • Has laser autofocus
    ?
  • Width
    ?

    71.1mmvs77.9,71.9,74.1,74.8mm
  • Height
    ?

    141.5mmvs158.2,148.96,154.2,162.5mm
  • Volume
    ?

    78.47cm³vs89.963594,84.61076960000001,83.41140599999997,104.533cm³

Why is LG G6 better than the others?

  • Pixel density
    ?

    565ppivs401,504,401,521ppi
  • Has a radio
    ?
  • Has manual shutter speed
    ?

Why is OnePlus 5 better than the others?

  • CPU speed
    ?

    8 x 2.45GHzvs2 x 2.34 & 2 x 1.1,4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9,2 x 2.35 & 2 x 1.6,4 x 2.3 & 4 x 1.7GHz
  • RAM
    ?

    8GBvs3,4,4,6GB
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    20MP & 16MPvs12 & 12,13 & 13,13 & 13,12 & 12MP
  • Megapixels (front camera)
    ?

    16MPvs7,8,5,8MP
  • Weight
    ?

    153gvs188,185,163,195g

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than the others?

  • Resolution
    ?

    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 1920,1312 x 2560,1440 x 2880,1080 x 1920px
  • Screen size
    ?

    6.3"vs5.5,5.71,5.7,5.5"
  • Supports ANT+
    ?
  • Has a heart rate monitor
    ?
  • Uses HMP
    ?
  • Wide aperture (front camera)
    ?

    f/1.70 vs2.2,2.2,2.2,2f
  • Has an iris scanner
    ?
  • Uses 3D facial recognition
    ?

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Price comparison

Apple iPhone 7 Plus

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 7 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Jet Black - ...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Jet Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$317.39
Apple iPhone 7 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Black - for ...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Black - for AT&T/T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$349.00
Apple iPhone 7 Plus aliexpressApple iPhone 7 Plus iPhone 7 3GB RAM 32/...Apple iPhone 7 Plus iPhone 7 3GB RAM 32/128GB/256GB ROM IOS 10 Cell Phone 12.0MP Camera Quad-Core Fingerprint 12MP 2910mA
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$173.88

LG G6

Buy used:

$107.00

ProductStorePrice
LG G6 aliexpressUnlocked Original Cellphone LG G6 H871/H...Unlocked Original Cellphone LG G6 H871/H872/H873 5.7" inch 4GB RAM 32GB ROM Snapdragon 821 Dual Back Camera LTE Fingerprint
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$85.88

OnePlus 5

ProductStorePrice
OnePlus 5 AmazonOne Plus 5 A5000 Factory Unlocked Dual S...One Plus 5 A5000 Factory Unlocked Dual Sim Dual Camera - US Vesion - Midnight Black (8GB+128GB)
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$600.00

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Bl...Samsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Black - Fully Unlocked (Renewed)
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$319.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Bl...Samsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$339.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Bl...Samsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Black - For Verizon (Renewed)
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$329.00
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon + GSM...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon + GSM Unlocked (Midnight Black) (Renewed)
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$324.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Unlocked GSM ...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Unlocked GSM LTE Android Phone w/ Dual 12 Megapixel Camera - Midnight Black
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$422.04
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Bl...Samsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Black - For AT&T (Renewed)
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$324.90
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 N950U 64GB Unlocke...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 N950U 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Android Smartphone w/Dual 12 MegaPixel Camera (Renewed) (Orchid Grey)
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$319.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 9, 128GB, Ocean Blue...Samsung Galaxy Note 9, 128GB, Ocean Blue - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$389.00
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 AT&T GSM Unlocked ...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AT&T GSM Unlocked 64GB (Renewed) (Midnight Black)
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$322.89
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9, 64GB, Midnight Black ...Samsung Galaxy S9, 64GB, Midnight Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$299.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 walmartUsed (Refurbished - Good) Samsung Galaxy...Used (Refurbished - Good) Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950U 64GB Factory Unlocked Android
walmart logo
$209.00
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 aliexpressOriginal Samsung Galaxy Note 8 6GB RAM 6...Original Samsung Galaxy Note 8 6GB RAM 64GB ROM 6.3 inch Octa Core Dual Back Camera 12MP 3300mAh Unlocked Smart Mobile Phone
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$252.59

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.weight

188g

185g

163g

153g

195g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.thickness

7.3mm

7.8mm

7.9mm

7.3mm

8.6mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
5.width

77.9mm

71.1mm

71.9mm

74.1mm

74.8mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.height

158.2mm

141.5mm

148.96mm

154.2mm

162.5mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

1.pixel density

401ppi

504ppi

565ppi

401ppi

521ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1312 x 2560px

1440 x 2880px

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2960px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
3.screen size

5.5"

5.71"

5.7"

5.5"

6.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. 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
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 2.34GHz & 2 x 1.1GHz (Apple A10 Fusion)

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

2 x 2.35GHz & 2 x 1.6GHz

8 x 2.45GHz

4 x 2.3GHz & 4 x 1.7GHz (Samsung Exynos 8895)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

3GB

4GB

4GB

8GB

6GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

256GB

128GB

64GB

128GB

256GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPhone 7 Plus (Apple A10 Fusion)
Essential PH-1 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Samsung Exynos 8895)
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

12MP & 12MP

13MP & 13MP

13MP & 13MP

20MP & 16MP

12MP & 12MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

7MP

8MP

5MP

16MP

8MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.has built-in optical image stabilization
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
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.
4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
5.wide aperture (main camera)

f/1.8 & f/1.8

f/1.9 & f/1.9

f/2.4 & f/1.8

f/2.6 & f/1.7

f/2.4 & f/1.7

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
6.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.Has a radio
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.number of microphones

3

2

2

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.Has dedicated media keys
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.battery power

2900mAh

3040mAh

3300mAh

3300mAh

3300mAh

Battery power, also called battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. Measured in milliampere-hours (mAh), it indicates how much electric power can be used over time. More battery power translates into longer battery life.
2.has a removable battery
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has wireless charging
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.Supports fast charging
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
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.
5.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Apple iPhone 7 Plus (iOS 10)
Essential PH-1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
OnePlus 5 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.
6.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.download speed

450MBits/s

150MBits/s

600MBits/s

600MBits/s

600MBits/s

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
2.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
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.
3.has NFC
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
5.is DLNA-certified
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Essential PH-1
LG G6
OnePlus 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
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.
6.Bluetooth version

4.2

5

4.2

5

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Price comparison

Apple iPhone 7 Plus

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 7 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Jet Black - ...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Jet Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$317.39
Apple iPhone 7 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Black - for ...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Black - for AT&T/T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$349.00
Apple iPhone 7 Plus aliexpressApple iPhone 7 Plus iPhone 7 3GB RAM 32/...Apple iPhone 7 Plus iPhone 7 3GB RAM 32/128GB/256GB ROM IOS 10 Cell Phone 12.0MP Camera Quad-Core Fingerprint 12MP 2910mA
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$173.88

LG G6

Buy used:

$107.00

ProductStorePrice
LG G6 aliexpressUnlocked Original Cellphone LG G6 H871/H...Unlocked Original Cellphone LG G6 H871/H872/H873 5.7" inch 4GB RAM 32GB ROM Snapdragon 821 Dual Back Camera LTE Fingerprint
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$85.88

OnePlus 5

ProductStorePrice
OnePlus 5 AmazonOne Plus 5 A5000 Factory Unlocked Dual S...One Plus 5 A5000 Factory Unlocked Dual Sim Dual Camera - US Vesion - Midnight Black (8GB+128GB)
Amazon logo
$600.00

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Bl...Samsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Black - Fully Unlocked (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$319.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Bl...Samsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$339.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Bl...Samsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Black - For Verizon (Renewed)
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$329.00
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon + GSM...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Verizon + GSM Unlocked (Midnight Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$324.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Unlocked GSM ...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB Unlocked GSM LTE Android Phone w/ Dual 12 Megapixel Camera - Midnight Black
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$422.04
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Bl...Samsung Galaxy Note 8, 64GB, Midnight Black - For AT&T (Renewed)
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$324.90
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 N950U 64GB Unlocke...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 N950U 64GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Android Smartphone w/Dual 12 MegaPixel Camera (Renewed) (Orchid Grey)
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$319.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 9, 128GB, Ocean Blue...Samsung Galaxy Note 9, 128GB, Ocean Blue - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$389.00
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy Note 8 AT&T GSM Unlocked ...Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AT&T GSM Unlocked 64GB (Renewed) (Midnight Black)
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$322.89
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S9, 64GB, Midnight Black ...Samsung Galaxy S9, 64GB, Midnight Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$299.99
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 walmartUsed (Refurbished - Good) Samsung Galaxy...Used (Refurbished - Good) Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950U 64GB Factory Unlocked Android
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$209.00
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 aliexpressOriginal Samsung Galaxy Note 8 6GB RAM 6...Original Samsung Galaxy Note 8 6GB RAM 64GB ROM 6.3 inch Octa Core Dual Back Camera 12MP 3300mAh Unlocked Smart Mobile Phone
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$252.59

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