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Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix vs Samsung Galaxy A8s phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A8s XAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)17Points
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

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07PointsSamsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)Compare Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix X
Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
6.4"
PLS

1080x2340

24
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)17 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)vsGalaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core27%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+6.59"3%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP111%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 24MP + 10MP + 5MP
+1/1.72" inches63%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.8" inches
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps5 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps
+6000 mAh76%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3400 mAh
+30W67%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs18W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+173 grams (6.06 ounces)39%
Lighter
9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)33%
Thinner
391 PPIvs+403 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device

28 Common items in both devices
128GB (100GB available) / 128GB (109GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
1080x2340 pixels
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
ModelROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesAsus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS Strix edition (8GB RAM)Galaxy A8S (128GB + 6GB RAM) SM-G8870ZKDCHC
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
ChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2020December, 2018
Depth9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)78 x 171 millimeters (3.07 x 6.73 in)74.9 x 158.4 millimeters (2.95 x 6.24 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 616 500Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (109GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size6.59" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI403 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 3
Display features144Hz, 650 nits, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/150 Mbps800/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
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
CameraAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4125º11mm
5MP macrof/2.0
(triple camera)
24 megapixels
10MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.9"1.0µmAF2x-optical-zoom
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.9µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black glare
- ROG UI (Republic Of Gamers)
- Always-On display
- DTS:X stereo speakers (2 amplifiers)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AeroActive Cooler 3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gradient Black, Blue, Pink-Blue, Yellow-Pink
- 19.5:9 display
- One UI
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh3400 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 3/4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.24W/kg (head) | 1.168W/kg (body)
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