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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB better than Samsung Galaxy S7 Active?

  • 1.3mm thinner
    8.6mmvs9.9mm
  • Wireless charging
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • 0.2mm narrower
    74.8mmvs75mm
  • 4nm smaller semiconductor size
    10nmvs14nm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Has USB Type-C
  • 5.39% less body volume
    104.53cm³vs110.484cm³

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 Active better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB?

  • 21.21% more battery power
    4000mAhvs3300mAh
  • 10.75% higher pixel density
    577ppivs521ppi
  • 10g lighter
    185gvs195g
  • Has a radio
  • 13.7mm shorter
    148.8mmvs162.5mm

Top specs and features

Design

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

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

3.weight

195g

185g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.6mm

9.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

74.8mm

75mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

162.5mm

148.8mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

521ppi

577ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
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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

6.3"

5.1"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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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.

For example

Xiaomi Mi Play

6. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

4

Best

Sony Xperia 1 Dual SIM

6

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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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

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

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

Best

Samsung Galaxy A40

1300MHz

3.RAM speed

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

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

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

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

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

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

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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

8MP

5MP

Best

Huawei P30 Lite

32MP

4.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

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/2.4 & 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

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

2.2 & 1.2f

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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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

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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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
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A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

5.Has dedicated media keys
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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)

Battery

1.battery power

3300mAh

4000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

38h

32h

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

For example

Punkt. MP02

5.Supports fast charging
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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
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
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4.Is free and open source
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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
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6.Has sharing intents
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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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