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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950F vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950F vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD phones. Which is the best phone?

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00 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950F vs 01 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950F
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
6.3"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

Non removable

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
6.3"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

Non removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


00 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950F

Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FvsGalaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD

01 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD

Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FDvsGalaxy Note 8 SM-N950F
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

52 Common items in both devices

+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking6GB LPDDR4X
+More internal storage for applications and files53GB user available
+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 256GB
+Lighter195 grams (6.83 ounces)
+Thinner8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLED
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Higher resolution screen1440 x 2960 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)522 PPI
+Larger screen6.3"
+Higher resolution main cameraDual 12.2 megapixels + 12MP f/2.4 1/3.6" @52mm
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightDual LED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesDigital and optical zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion videoOIS: Optical stabilization
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensor
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo/video on both cameras
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth1/2.55" inches
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposuref/1.7 (aperture)
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies8 megapixels
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera2K UHD (2560 x 1440 pixels)
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use3300 mAh
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G+ LTE-A
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files1024 Mbps
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceBiometric (fingerprint)
+Sensors help you use the deviceIris scanner
+Sensors help you use the deviceHeart rate
+Sensors help you use the deviceSpO2
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - Non removable
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO
+Bluetooth 5.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster5.0 version with A2DP
+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFC
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 5
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for exampleWaterproof (IPxx certified)
+ 44 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
BrandSamsungSamsung
ModelGalaxy Note 8 SM-N950FGalaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
Also known asGalaxy Note8 N950F Single-Sim, Samsung BaikalGalaxy Note8 Dual-Sim N950FD, Samsung Baikal
Country or region where it's soldAustraliaEuropeLatin AmericaAustraliaBrazilEuropeVarious (International)
Release dateAugust, 2017August, 2017
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)
Weight195 grams (6.83 ounces)195 grams (6.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionWaterproof (IPxx certified)Waterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Mongoose
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Mongoose
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP20ARM Mali-G71 MP20
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (53GB user available)64GB (53GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440 x 2960 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)522 PPI522 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
Dual SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
4G networkLTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
2G network SIM2Not supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
Main cameraDual 12.2 megapixels + 12MP f/2.4 1/3.6" @52mmDual 12.2 megapixels + 12MP f/2.4 1/3.6" @52mm
Main camera resolution4032 x 3024 pixels4032 x 3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264 x 2448 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560 x 1440 pixels)2K UHD (2560 x 1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version with A2DP5.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Biometric (fingerprint)
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Biometric (fingerprint)
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Grace UX UI
- Curved edge screen
- Body material: Aluminium
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Qi Wireless charging (PMA)
- Samsung Pay
- 24bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Grace UX UI
- Curved edge screen
- Body material: Aluminium
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Qi Wireless charging (PMA)
- Samsung Pay
- 24bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
Battery technologyLithium ion - Non removableLithium ion - Non removable
Battery capacity3300 mAh3300 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950FSamsung Galaxy Note 8 Duos SM-N950FD
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

Cem CamurWhat if i put the dual sim tray on single version? will i run dual sim variant then?, if i just get the dual sim tray only?
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