Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime

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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9
 

Pixel density

570 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body

84.26 %
69.74 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Touchscreen

 
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 8917

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 308

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
1.5 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64 GB
16 GB

Available to use

 
9.1 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
 

Talk time

30.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)
20.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)

Stand-by time

13.4 days (321 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
3G: 11 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

88.00 hours
71.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.9

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Manual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Effects, Frames, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Panorama, Burst mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

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
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
2 megapixels

Features

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

Video capture

2560x1440 (QHD)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)
5.54 x 2.76 x 0.34 inches (140.7 x 70.1 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.22 oz (148 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

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

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

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 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
 

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0, EDR
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 06, 2017
Mar 15, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMG950U link
FCC ID value: A3LSMJ327T link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
0.44 W/kg

Body

0.48 W/kg
0.30 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
1.40 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.46 W/kg
0.30 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 29, 2017
Apr 28, 2017
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