Nokia N8 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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Display

Display size

3.5 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

360 x 640 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

210 ppi
534 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

50.47 %
76.09 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.1 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.8; Focal length: 28.00 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

Xenon
LED

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inches (113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm)
5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gray, Pink, Orange, Green, Blue
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Single core, 680 MHz, ARM11
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Yes
Adreno 530

RAM

0.25 GB
4 GB

ROM

512 MB
 

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
24.4 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 200 GB

OS

Symbian (Belle, Anna, Symbian^3)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

1200 mAh
3600 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
 

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

5.83 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
36.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
13 hours

LTE

 
15 hours

Wi-Fi

 
15 hours

Music playback

50.00 hours
66.00 hours

Video playback

6.00 hours
19.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

HSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

3.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, e

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

HDMI

Mini HDMI (Type C)
 

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M4, T3

Other features

Voice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

MirrorLink, TV-out
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 26, 2010
Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value: PDNRM-596 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG935F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.03 W/kg
0.27 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Body

0.75 W/kg
0.66 W/kg

Measured in

1700 MHz
 

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.96 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

1.02 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 799
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