• 5.1" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3050 mAh
  • 5.7" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Exynos 7420 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh W-Charge
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2016)Galaxy Note 5
ProductGalaxy A8 (2016) (2016)Galaxy Note 5 (2015), Price: 495 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED 5.7" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP (Primary)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Exynos 7420 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • None
Battery3050 mAh3000 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP Rating, 158x76.8x6 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.24 inches)IP Rating, 171g (6oz), 153.2x76.1x7.6 mm (6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$495
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Display
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2016)Galaxy Note 5
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"5.7"
Display/Body Ratio59.1%76.8%
Resolution1920x10802560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)432 PPI515 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2016)Galaxy Note 5
Megapixel16-MP16-MP
Aperturef/1.9
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm1.12 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Dual-Shot
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2016)Galaxy Note 5
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3050 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Talk Time22 hours
Music Playback Time64 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2016)Galaxy Note 5
Processor BrandSamsungSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7420 OctaExynos 7420
Processor ModelExynos 7420
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.1 GHzquad-core 1.5 & quad-core 2.1 GHz
RAM Options3GB4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDNone
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1Android 5.1.1
Communications
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2016)Galaxy Note 5
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 MbpsLTE CAT9 452 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head1.53 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.28 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.45 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.58 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2016)Galaxy Note 5
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2016)Galaxy Note 5
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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