78points

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

85points

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8
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85
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Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 Active better than Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • 0.1mm shorter
    148.8mmvs148.9mm
  • Has AF tracking
  • Has a barometer

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than Samsung Galaxy S7 Active?

  • 2.02x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs4 x 2.15GHz
  • 13.73% bigger screen size
    5.8"vs5.1"
  • 15.63% higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1440 x 2560px
  • 1.6x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs5MP
  • 34g lighter
    151gvs185g
  • 1.9mm thinner
    8mmvs9.9mm
  • 1.71x faster downloads
    1024MBits/svs600MBits/s
  • Wireless charging

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

3.weight

185g

151g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.9mm

8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

75mm

68.1mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

148.8mm

148.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

577ppi

568ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

5.1"

5.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

4

5

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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 S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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 820 MSM8996)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

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

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

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

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

6.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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/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.pixel size

1.96µm

1.4µm

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Meizu 16 (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1 & 1.55µm

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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 S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

Battery

1.battery power

4000mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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 S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

4.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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 S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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 S7 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8

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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