95points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

27points

Sony Xperia arco S

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) vs Sony Xperia arco S

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S
95
points
27
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) better than Sony Xperia arco S?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 3.3mm thinner
    8.6mmvs11.9mm
  • Wireless charging
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • Has a BSI sensor

Why is Sony Xperia arco S better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 48g lighter
    147gvs195g
  • 8.8mm narrower
    66mmvs74.8mm
  • 36.5mm shorter
    126mmvs162.5mm
  • 5.39% less body volume
    98.96cm³vs104.533cm³
  • Has a HDMI output

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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

3.thickness

8.6mm

11.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

195g

147g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

74.8mm

66mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

162.5mm

126mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

521ppi

342ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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"

4.3"

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 Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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.

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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 Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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

4.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.RAM

6GB

1GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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

1080 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

8MP

1.3MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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

6.Has laser autofocus
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Honor Magic 2

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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

Lenovo Z5s

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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

3.number of microphones

2

1

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)
Sony Xperia arco S

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3300mAh

1910mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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)
Sony Xperia arco S

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

4.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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)
Sony Xperia arco S

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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)
Sony Xperia arco S
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

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.

Miscellaneous

1.has a 24p cinema mode
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

2.supports AVCHD format
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.Is a system camera
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia arco S

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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