• 5.6" (2220x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 SoC
    32GB/64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.7 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh
  • 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh W-Charge

Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy S7
ProductGalaxy A8 (2018), Price: 724 USD at AmazonGalaxy S7 (2016), Price: 350 USD at Amazon
Display5.6" 2220x1080 Super AMOLED 5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
  • 26mm 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 27mm 8-MP f/1.9
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • MicroSD (200GB max.)
Battery3000 mAh3000 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP68, 172g (6.1oz), 70.6x149.2x8.4 mm (2.78 x 5.87 x 0.33 inches)IP68, 152g (5.4oz), 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm (5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$724$350
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Display
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy S7
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.6"5.1"
Display/Body Ratio75.6%72.3%
Resolution2220x10802560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI576 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Always-On
  • Multitouch
  • Tweakable Resolution
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy S7
Megapixel16-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.7f/1.7
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1440p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
  • 480p/30fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy S7
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Talk Time19 hours22 hours
Music Playback Time62 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy S7
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8
Processor ModelMSM8996
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.2 GHzquad-core 2.3 & quad-core 1.6 GHz
RAM Options4GB4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/64GB128GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXCMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size200GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1.1Android 6.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy S7
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT11 603 MbpsLTE CAT9 452 Mbps
LTE Bands18, 19, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head0.26 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.76 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.241 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.25 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy S7
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy S7
Multimedia Features
  • Daydream VR
  • IR
  • Java
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VC-1
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • WMV7
  • WMV8
  • XVID
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

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