Samsung Galaxy S8 vs BLU Bold N1

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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

570 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

84.26 %
85.40 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.8"

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"

Video recording

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

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Pop-up

Design

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)
6.25 x 2.92 x 0.34 inches (158.7 x 74.1 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Purple, Pink, Blue
 

Colors

 
Raven black

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Mediatek Helio P70

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Available to use

 
118 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0, EDR
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
USB OTG

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), 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, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

UMTS

850, 900, 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 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Talk time

30.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)
 

Stand-by time

13.4 days (321 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
20.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Internet use

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

Music playback

88.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 06, 2017
Jul 16, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMG950U link
FCC ID value: YHLBOLDN1 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
0.60 W/kg

Body

0.48 W/kg
0.44 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
1.35 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.46 W/kg
0.54 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 250
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