73points

Google Pixel 3a XL

82points

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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Google Pixel 3a XL vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Google Pixel 3a XL
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Google Pixel 3a XL
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
73
points
Google Pixel 3a XL
82
points
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Why is Google Pixel 3a XL better than Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus?

  • 5.71% more battery power
    3700mAhvs3500mAh
  • 1.67% more megapixels (main camera)
    12.2MPvs12MP
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 6g lighter
    167gvs173g
  • Has a radio
    ?
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
    ?
  • Has a serial shot mode
    ?
  • 178MHz higher ram speed
    ?

    1866MHzvs1688MHz

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus better than Google Pixel 3a XL?

  • 29.58% faster CPU speed
    8 x 2.3GHzvs2 x 2 & 6 x 1.7GHz
  • 31.59% higher pixel density
    529ppivs402ppi
  • 3.33% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.2"vs6"
  • 1.83x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 2160px
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
    ?
  • 1.71x faster downloads
    1024MBits/svs600MBits/s
  • 0.1mm thinner
    8.1mmvs8.2mm

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
?

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

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
2.Weather sealed
?

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

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
3.thinner
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

8.2mm

8.1mm

4.lighter
?

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

167g

173g

5.shorter
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

160.1mm

159.5mm

6.narrower
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

76.1mm

73.4mm

Display

1. higher resolution
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1080 x 2160px

1440 x 2960px

2. higher pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

402ppi

529ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
?

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

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
4. bigger screen size
?

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

6"

6.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
?

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

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6.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
?

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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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
2. higher ram speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Vernee X (64GB / 4GB RAM)

3200MHz

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 670)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

3.Has integrated graphics
?

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
4. more CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 670)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

5.Has out-of-order execution
?

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
6.Has AES
?

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Cameras

1. more megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

12.2MP

12MP

2. more megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Honor 20

32MP

8MP

8MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

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.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
4. better video recording quality (main camera)
?

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.

Best

Honor 20 Pro

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

5. wider aperture at minimum focal length
?

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.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

f/1.8

f/1.7

6. larger pixel size
?

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Vivo Y95

2.2 & 2.4µm

1.4µm

1.4µm

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
3. more microphone(s)
?

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

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

2

2

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
5.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Battery

1. more battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

3700mAh

3500mAh

2. longer battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Vernee V2 Pro

96h

30h

22h

3.Supports fast charging
?

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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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
4.has wireless charging
?

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

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Punkt. MP02

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
6.Has an ultra power save mode
?

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Sony Xperia L2 Dual SIM

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
2.Has offline voice recognition
?

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
3.Supports Java
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
4.Is free and open source
?

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
6.Has sharing intents
?

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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