Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J8

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1480 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
274 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

73.28 %
75.79 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Phase detection autofocus, CCD image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; 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

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Flash
Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.00 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches (152.5 x 74.8 x 8 mm)
6.27 x 2.98 x 0.32 inches (159.2 x 75.7 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

6.38 oz (181 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink
Black, Gold, Pink, 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, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Adreno 506

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Available to use

10 GB
51 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3600 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Talk time (3G)

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

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 16 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

59.00 hours
112.00 hours

Video playback

18.00 hours
20.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, microUSB cable, Documentation, Quick Start Guide, Headphones and SIM removal tool.
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