• 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
  • 4.7" (1334x750) IPS LCD
  • 2GB
    A9 SoC
    16GB/64GB/128GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 1715 mAh

Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)iPhone 6s
ProductGalaxy A8 (2018), Price: 724 USD at AmazoniPhone 6s (2015), Price: 147 USD at Amazon
Display5.6" 2220x1080 Super AMOLED 4.7" 1334x750 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
  • 29mm 12-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 27mm 8-MP f/1.9
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • A9 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB/64GB/128GB Storage
  • None
Battery3000 mAh1715 mAh
DesignIP68, 172g (6.1oz), 70.6x149.2x8.4 mm (2.78 x 5.87 x 0.33 inches)IP Rating, 143g (5oz), 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches)
Price (Market)$724$147
Price at Launch$649
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Display
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)iPhone 6s
TypeSuper AMOLEDIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)5.6"4.7"
Display/Body Ratio75.6%65.6%
Resolution2220x10801334x750
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI326 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Always-On
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)iPhone 6s
Megapixel16-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.7f/2.2
Focal Length (35mm) 29mm
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)iPhone 6s
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh1715 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time19 hours14 hours
Music Playback Time50 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)iPhone 6s
Processor BrandApple
Processor NameSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885A9
Processor ModelA9
Processor # Cores82
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.2 GHz1.84 GHz
RAM Options4GB2GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/64GB16GB/64GB/128GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXCNone
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1.1
Communications
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)iPhone 6s
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT11 603 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 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
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head0.26 W/Kg1.14 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.76 W/Kg1.14 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.241 W/Kg0.87 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.25 W/Kg0.98 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)iPhone 6s
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)iPhone 6s
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
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
  • AAC
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VC-1
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • WMV7
  • WMV8
  • XVID
  • MP4
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

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