Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)

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Display

Size:

5.6 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 441 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 411 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

75.60 %
74.55 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3300 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

16 MP (PDAF)
24 MP (PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 18 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

16 MP (Dual-Camera)
24 MP (Flash)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)
6.29 x 3.02 x 0.30 inches (159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm)

Weight:

6.07 oz (172.0 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light
Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Orchid grey, Blue
Black, Gold, Pink, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

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; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 14, 2017
Sep 13, 2018

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA530F link
A3LSMA750FN link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.26 W/kg
0.50 W/kg

Body:

0.76 W/kg
0.39 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.54 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.98 W/kg
1.05 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

Charger, microUSB cable, Headphones, SIM Removal Tool, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 19, 2017
Sep 20, 2018
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