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Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GB vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A6 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus X06Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GB
Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GB
5.6"
AMOLED

720x1480

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A6 X25Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J

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!


06 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GB
Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBvsGalaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
 7%7%
+Lighter
162 grams (5.67 ounces)vs173 grams (6.06 ounces)
 5%5%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
 31%31%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 12.2MP
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
 99%99%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 8MP
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03JvsGalaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GB
 46%46%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs720x1480 pixels
 81%81%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
531 PPIvs294 PPI
 11%11%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.6"
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 17%17%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

25 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR3
64GB (51GB user available)
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.7 (aperture)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
ModelGalaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBGalaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
Also known asGalaxy A6 SM-A600G/Dual-sim 4GB/64GBNTT DoCoMo Galaxy S8+ SM-G955D (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream 2
Country or region availableIndiaJapan
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMay, 2018May, 2017
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)70.8 x 149.9 millimeters (2.79 x 5.9 in)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)
Weight162 grams (5.67 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory4GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.6" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1480 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,20,28,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40,41)
LTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1500/1700/1800/2100 (Bands 1,3,4,5,8,12,13,17,19,21,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600/3500 (Bands 38,39,40,41,42)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
Main camera16 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
Front camera16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
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
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender
- Aluminum body
- Infinity display 18.5:9
- Always-on display
- Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk time1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registered20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600G/DS 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SC-03J
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.54 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.487 W/Kg (head) | 1.386 W/Kg (body)0.207 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)