Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A80

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Display

Display size

6.3 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1080 x 2400 pixels

Pixel density

522 ppi
393 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

82.98 %
85.86 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera, Swivel

Main camera

12 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
HQVGA (240x160)

Hardware Features

 
Time-of-Flight (ToF)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.2; Focal Length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/6"; Pixel size: 10 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
 

Features

Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
6.50 x 3.01 x 0.37 inches (165.2 x 76.5 x 9.3 mm )

Weight

6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
7.76 oz (220 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Stylus
Notification light

Colors

Black, Gray
Black, Gold, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

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

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 618

RAM

6 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Available to use

53 GB
108.2 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3700 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Fast charging

Talk time

22.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Talk time (4G)

 
30 hours

Internet use

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

Music playback

74.00 hours
51.00 hours

Video playback

16.00 hours
17.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 28, 2017
Apr 19, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMN950U link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA805F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.70 W/kg
0.30 W/kg

Body

0.14 W/kg
0.71 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
3.79 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.36 W/kg
1.36 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.96 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Data Cable (USB type C-to-C), USB power adaptor, Earphones(USB Type-C), Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide, Protective Cover, Protective Film

MSRP price

$ 930
 
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