58points

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

82points

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

Why is Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) better than Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • 0.1mm thinner
    7.9mmvs8mm
  • Has a radio
  • 2.8mm shorter
    146.1mmvs148.9mm
  • Uses HMP

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)?

  • 14.47% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs8 x 1.9GHz
  • 34.28% higher pixel density
    568ppivs423ppi
  • 11.54% bigger screen size
    5.8"vs5.2"
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs3GB
  • 2.06x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 1920px
  • 32GB more internal storage
    64GBvs32GB
  • 6g lighter
    151gvs157g
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

3.weight

157g

151g

Best

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62.5g

4.thickness

7.9mm

8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

71.4mm

68.1mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

146.1mm

148.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

3.pixel density

423ppi

568ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

4

5

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5.2"

5.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

2.GPU clock speed

950MHz (Samsung Exynos 7880)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

4.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7880)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

6.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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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Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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.video recording (main camera)

1080 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.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

16MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

For example

Huawei Honor Magic 2

6.widest aperture

f/1.9

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.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

3.number of microphones

2

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 radio
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

16h

22h

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

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

4.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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.

6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy S8

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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