Apple iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A6

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
720 x 1480 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

65.34 %
74.94 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Quad LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Flash

Design

Dimensions

5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)
5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray
Black, Gold, Purple, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

Lightning
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM, Recording option

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884

Processor

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Apple 3-core GPU
Mali-T830 MP1

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Available to use

 
22.1 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

 
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

1821 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
 

Talk time

14.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)
19.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Stand-by time

 
18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Music playback

40.00 hours
64.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
18.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2017
Aug 01, 2018

FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA600A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body

1.09 W/kg
1.40 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.09 W/kg
1.40 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Charger, microUSB cable, Headset and Documentation

MSRP price

$ 849
$ 360
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