Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

282 ppi
411 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.63 %
75.43 %

Features

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

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.7

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Flash
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm)
6.30 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.74 oz (191 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Soft keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, White
Black, Gold, Gray, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, RDS
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Mali-G71

RAM

2 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Available to use

10.9 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

 
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

71.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Nov 09, 2017

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA730F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
0.20 W/kg

Body

1.17 W/kg
0.75 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.92 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.95 W/kg
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