Samsung Galaxy A6 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

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Display

Size

5.6 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1480 x 720 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
294 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
392 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.94 %
80.77 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP1
Adreno 512

RAM

3GB
6GB

Internal storage

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3700 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP
16 MP

Features

PDAF, CMOS image sensor
PDAF

Second camera

 
24 MP

Features

 
PDAF, CMOS image sensor

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP
24 MP

Features

Flash
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm)
6.39 x 3.03 x 0.30 inches (162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.74 oz (191 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, Gold, Lavender, Blue
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, microUSB cable, Headset and Documentation
Charger, USB Type-C cable, Headphones, SIM Removal Tool, Documentation

MSRP

$ 360
 
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