• 5.1" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP Rear: 1x Camera
  • 3050 mAh
  • 5.5" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 1x Camera
  • 3600 mAh W-Charge
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Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A8 (2016) (2016)Galaxy S7 Edge (2016), Price: 560 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED5.5" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP (Primary)
  • 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (200GB max.)
Battery3050 mAh3600 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP Rating, 158x76.8x6 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.24 inches)IP68, 157g (5.5oz), 150.9x72.6x7.7 mm (5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$560
Display
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"5.5"
Display/Body Ratio59.1%76.1%
Resolution1920x10802560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)432 PPI534 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Camera 0
NameRear CameraRear Camera
Megapixel16-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.7
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1440p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
Max. Photo Resolution4032x3024
Camera 1
NameFront CameraFront Camera
Megapixel5-MP5-MP
Video Resolutions
  • 1440p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3050 mAh3600 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Talk Time27 hours
Music Playback Time74 hours
Computing
Processor BrandSamsungQualcomm
Processor NameExynos 7420 OctaSnapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890
Processor ModelMSM8996
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.1 GHzquad-core 2.3 et quad-core 1.6 GHz
RAM Options3GB4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB200GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1Android 6.0
Communications
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
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head1.17 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.59 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.26 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.51 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Multimedia Features
  • IR
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
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 S7 Edge Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

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