Samsung Galaxy A90 5G vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Display

Display size

6.7 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2400 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

393 ppi
522 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

85.99 %
82.98 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

48 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

5 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Depth information
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

32 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.49 x 3.01 x 0.33 inches (164.8 x 76.4 x 8.4 mm)
6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

7.27 oz (206 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light, Stylus

Colors

 
Black, Gray

Colors

Black, White
 

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink, SlimPort

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 540

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
64 GB

Available to use

 
53 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

 
USB OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Cellular

5G

Bands NSA, Sub-6
 

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

4500 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

 
22.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

 
74.00 hours

Video playback

 
16.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jul 28, 2017

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMN950U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.70 W/kg

Body

 
0.14 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.36 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 930
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