82points

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

95points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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148 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
82
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95
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

  • 26g lighter
    169gvs195g
  • 0.7mm thinner
    7.9mmvs8.6mm
  • 0.9mm narrower
    73.9mmvs74.8mm
  • 9mm shorter
    153.5mmvs162.5mm
  • 14.29% less body volume
    89.61cm³vs104.533cm³

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

  • 0.58% higher pixel density
    521ppivs518ppi
  • 10.53% bigger screen size
    6.3"vs5.7"
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs4GB
  • 2x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs12MP
  • 15.63% higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1440 x 2560px
  • 1.6x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs5MP
  • 192GB more internal storage
    256GBvs64GB
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

3.thickness

7.9mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

169g

195g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

73.9mm

74.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

153.5mm

162.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

518ppi

521ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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.

4.screen size

5.7"

6.3"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

5

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

Huawei Honor View 20

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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 Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

3.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 8890)

8 (Samsung Exynos 8895)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

5.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

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

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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.

3.video recording (main camera)

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.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

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.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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 Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

38h

38h

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 Note 7
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.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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.

6.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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 Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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 Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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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