Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) VS. Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) VS. Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
No price,
no Ki
No price,
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Design & Materials
4.4
6.1
Performance & Hardware
5.9
6.3
Camera
4.8
7.2
Connectivity
6.7
7.5
Battery
5.7
4.5

Basics

Brand

Aliases
SM-A810, A810
Galaxy Note 5, SM-N920A, N920A, SM-N920F, N920F, SM-N920I, N920I, SM-N920P, N920P, SM-N920R, N920R, SM-N920V, N920V

Release Date

Release date
September 2016, 3 years ago
August 2015, 4 years ago
State
Not available
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
76.8 mm
156.6 mm
7.2 mm
76.1 mm
153.2 mm
7.6 mm
Weight
182 g
171 g
Usable surface
74 %
76 %
Materials
Metal
Glass
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

White
Black

Gold

Silver

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.7"
5.7"
Type
Super Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
386 Pixels per inch
515 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
CPU
4x2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57 +4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4x2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57 +4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.1 GHz
2.1 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-T760 MP8
ARM Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

RAM
3 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
87.267 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 69% of devices
116.050 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 74% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
16 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
16 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX240 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
ISO
50 - 3200
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/2.6
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • 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
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Single Sim
Type
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 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • 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
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage

SAR

European measurement

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

--
0.428 W/Kg on head
0.471 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

--
1.140 W/Kg on head
1.270 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3300 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Prices

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