Samsung Galaxy Note7 vs Samsung Galaxy Note8

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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
518 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
522 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

78.16 %
82.98 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), 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 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 540

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 MP
8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.04 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm)
6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light, Stylus

Colors

Blue coral, Gold platinum, Silver titanium, Black onyx
Midnight black, Maple gold, Orchid gray, Deep Sea blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
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

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 930
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