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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB

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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB better than Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)?

  • 4nm smaller semiconductor size
    10nmvs14nm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Has out-of-order execution
  • Has a stylus
  • Has an iris scanner
  • Uses 3D facial recognition

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB?

  • 9.09% more battery power
    3600mAhvs3300mAh
  • 19.54% faster CPU speed
    8 x 2.6GHzvs4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9GHz
  • 2.5% higher pixel density
    534ppivs521ppi
  • 38g lighter
    157gvs195g
  • 0.9mm thinner
    7.7mmvs8.6mm
  • 2.2mm narrower
    72.6mmvs74.8mm
  • 11.6mm shorter
    150.9mmvs162.5mm
  • 26MHz faster GPU clock speed
    650MHzvs624MHz

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

3.weight

195g

157g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.6mm

7.7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

74.8mm

72.6mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

162.5mm

150.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

521ppi

534ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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"

5.5"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

5

Best

Sony Xperia 1 Dual SIM

6

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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)

650MHz (Samsung Exynos 8890)

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

Best

Samsung Galaxy A40

1300MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

4.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

8 (Samsung Exynos 8890)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

6.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

For example

Xiaomi Mi Play

5.Has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

3600mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

3.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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

For example

Punkt. MP02

4.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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 Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) 256GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
6.Has sharing intents
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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

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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