Samsung Galaxy Note8 vs Samsung Galaxy A70

$430 VIEW ON AMAZON
$328 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
522 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
393 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

82.98 %
85.97 %

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 612

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
 

 
PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
8 MP (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

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 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) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
32 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
6.47 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

Midnight black, Maple gold, Orchid gray, Deep Sea blue
Black, Pink, Blue, White

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+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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, HSPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
25W charger

MSRP

$ 930
 
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