61points

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

81points

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
61
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81
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Why is Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) better than Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)?

  • Has a radio
  • 3.3mm narrower
    70.6mmvs73.9mm
  • 4.3mm shorter
    149.2mmvs153.5mm
  • 4nm smaller semiconductor size
    10nmvs14nm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • 1.25% less body volume
    88.48cm³vs89.61483500000003cm³
  • Supports fast charging
  • Has a barometer

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) better than Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)?

  • 16.67% more battery power
    3500mAhvs3000mAh
  • 17.46% higher pixel density
    518ppivs441ppi
  • 1.79% bigger screen size
    5.7"vs5.6"
  • 1.54x higher resolution
    1440 x 2560pxvs1080 x 2220px
  • 3g lighter
    169gvs172g
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 0.5mm thinner
    7.9mmvs8.4mm
  • 2x faster downloads
    600MBits/svs300MBits/s

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

3.thickness

8.4mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

172g

169g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

70.6mm

73.9mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

149.2mm

153.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 2220px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

441ppi

518ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

4.screen size

5.6"

5.7"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

3.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7885)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

5.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

3.1 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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.front camera megapixels

16MP & 8MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.widest aperture

f/1.7

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

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

Samsung Galaxy S10

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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 A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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 a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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 A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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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