Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

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Display

Display size

6.3 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

233 ppi
570 ppi

Technology

Super Clear LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.27 %
84.26 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 540

RAM

1.5 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (4.4.2, 4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.9 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

6.60 x 3.46 x 0.31 inches (167.6 x 88 x 8 mm)
5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)

Weight

7.02 oz (199 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, White
Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink, Burgundy red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 18(800 Lower), 5(850), 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)
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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Video out
Charging, Video out, Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 
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