Meizu Note 8 VS. Samsung Galaxy A40s: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Meizu Note 8 VS. Samsung Galaxy A40s. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.1
Cost-effectiveness
8
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.5
7.6
Performance & Hardware
7.1
7.3
Camera
7.4
6.1
Connectivity
5.9
7.5
Battery
6.8
8.7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Note8, M822Q
SM-A3050, A3050

Release Date

Release date
October 2018, 7 months ago
April 2019, 2 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.5 mm
153.6 mm
7.9 mm
75.1 mm
159.0 mm
8.5 mm
Weight
168 g
174 g
Usable surface
80 %
84 %
Materials
Metal
Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Red

Violet
Black

Blue

Gold

Screen

Diagonal
6"
6.4"
Type
LCD IPS
Super Amoled
Resolution
1080 x 2160 px
720 x 1560 px
Density
402 Pixels per inch
268 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • 83
  • Capacitive
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Frameless
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Meizu Note 8
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy A40s
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904
CPU
8XKryo 250 1.8 GHz
2x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A73+ 6x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.8 GHz
1.8 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 506
ARM Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

RAM
4 GB
6 GB

Antutu

Score
102.354
Overall performance better than 78% of devices
109.452
Overall performance better than 79% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 57-62.8 GB
64 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 57-62.8 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
13 Mpx
Pixel size
1.400 µm
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Sensor
Sony IMX362 Exmor RS
Unknown Unknown
Type
CMOS
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/1.9
f/1.9
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • Triple camera
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
16 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HOGP
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
3600 mAh
5000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
FlyMe (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Android 9.0 Pie

Prices

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