Samsung Galaxy S8 Active vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Refine

Display

Display size

5.8 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

568 ppi
267 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

74.89 %
71.45 %

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
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 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: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

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
13 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

5.99 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (152.1 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm)
6.03 x 3 x 0.34 inches (153.2 x 76.2 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

7.34 oz (208 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.38 oz (181 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

MIL-STD-810 certified

Yes
 

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Gold, Gray
Gold

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-T830 MP1

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 400 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3300 mAh

Charging

Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
 

Talk time

32.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
31.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

5.0 days (120 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
 

Music playback

113.00 hours
 

Video playback

 
20.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30
Bands 25, 26

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.1, EDR
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, i
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility

M4, T3
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
Yes

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 30, 2017
May 07, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMG892A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMJ737P link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.57 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Body

0.37 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.44 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

3.88 W/kg
3.91 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, USB Cable, Important Information Booklet

MSRP price

$ 850
 
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