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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892A vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S8 Active vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 X13Samsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892A
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892A
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 Active X07Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892A

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! Comment!


13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892A
Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892AvsGalaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
 54%54%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 16%16%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1440x2560 pixels
 10%10%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
568 PPIvs515 PPI
 2%2%
+Larger screen
5.8"vs5.7"
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
 59%59%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
 14%14%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.1 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.1 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsWaterproof (IPxx certified)

07 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GBvsGalaxy S8 Active SM-G892A
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4vs4GB LPDDR4
 124%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (114GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
 23%23%
+Lighter
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
 25%25%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
 2%2%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.5" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

36 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
(back) 12.2MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.7 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint
Iris scanner
Heart rate
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNA
NFC
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
ModelGalaxy S8 Active SM-G892AGalaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Also known asAT&T Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892AZAAATTSamsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N9300 6GB RAM, Galaxy Note 6
Country or region availableUSAChinaHong Kong
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2017September, 2016
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.9 x 151.9 millimeters (2.95 x 5.98 in)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)
Weight208 grams (7.28 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glass, plastic backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
Waterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.0
128GB (114GB user available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75% (screen-to-body ratio)~79% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
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
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100, TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
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 / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Main camera12.2 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.5" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Front camera8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens22mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
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
Iris scanner
Heart rate
Hall effect
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Meteor Gray, Tungsten Gold
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- HDR10 screen
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- Fast battery charging
- PMA wireless charging
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5m and 30min
- nanoSim2 or microSD (shared slot)
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15Wfeature not registered
Talk time1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 days2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days
Standby7200 minutes | 120 hours | 5 days18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy S8 Active SM-G892ASamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.97 W/Kg (head) | 1.58 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered