Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) VS. Samsung Galaxy S7: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) VS. Samsung Galaxy S7. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
8.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.6
7.3
Performance & Hardware
6.9
7.4
Camera
6.4
7.9
Connectivity
8.4
8.1
Battery
4.8
4.8

Basics

Brand

Aliases
A530FD, SM-A530F
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Release Date

Release date
January 2018, 1 year ago
February 2016, 3 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.6 mm
149.2 mm
8.4 mm
69.6 mm
142.4 mm
7.9 mm
Weight
172 g
152 g
Usable surface
75 %
72 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance
IP68
IP68
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Gray
Black

Gold

Rose-gold

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5.6"
5.1"
Type
Super Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
1080 x 2220 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
576 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Touch sensitive

Prototypes





Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S7
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 2.3
CPU
2x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A73 + 6x 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A53
2.3GHz Quad (Custom Core) + 1.6GHz Quad (Cortex-A53)
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.2 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-G71
Arm Mali-T880 Mp12, 650 Mhz

RAM

RAM
3 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
116.643 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 78% of devices
158.723 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 85% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, on the front

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
16 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.120 µm
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Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Sony IMX260 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
BRITECELL
Aperture
f/1.7
f/1.7
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Dual front camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
16 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
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
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0
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)
  • HOGP
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

0.241 W/Kg on head
1.250 W/Kg on body
0.406 W/Kg on head
0.621 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

0.260 W/Kg on head
0.760 W/Kg on body
1.240 W/Kg on head
1.590 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

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

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 8.0 Oreo

Prices

Prices

Prices