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Samsung Galaxy J8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution:

1480 x 720 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 274 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

75.79 %
71.51 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880

Processor:

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 506
Mali-T830 MP3

RAM:

4GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 51 GB
32GB, available to use: 23.1 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (PDAF, CCD image sensor)
16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm

Second camera:

5 MP (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:

16 MP (Flash, HDR)
16 MP

Design

Dimensions:

6.27 x 2.98 x 0.32 inches (159.2 x 75.7 x 8.2 mm)
5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

6.24 oz (177.0 g)
5.61 oz (159.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 06, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA520F

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg

Body:

0.55 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 27, 2018
Jan 02, 2017
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