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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 X09Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GB
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GB
5.6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) X13Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB

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!


09 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GB
Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBvsGalaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 10%10%
+Larger screen
5.6"vs5.1"
 31%31%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 12.2MP
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GBvsGalaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GB
 3%3%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 13%13%
+Lighter
152 grams (5.32 ounces)vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
 6%6%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 54%54%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x2220 pixels
 31%31%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
576 PPIvs441 PPI
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
 12%12%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.5" inchesvs1/2.8" inches
 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
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

33 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
32GB (22GB user available)
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
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
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint
3000 mAh
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4
IP68 certified / Waterproof (IPxx certified)
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
ModelGalaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBGalaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
Also known asGalaxy A8 SM-A530F Single-SimGalaxy S7 G930F (Exynos), Samsung Hero
Country or region availableSouth AfricaLatin AmericaEuropeMexicoSri LankaVarious (International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2018March, 2016
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)70.6 x 149.2 millimeters (2.78 x 5.87 in)69.6 x 142.4 millimeters (2.74 x 5.61 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M1 Mongoose
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2ARM Mali-T880 MP12
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB user available)32GB (22GB user available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.6" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI576 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat11 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,26,28,66)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
LTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,26)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
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 A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
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 flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.5" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
Front camera(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP wide (f/1.9 1/4" 1.12µm 24mm)
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens22mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/4.1" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.34µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, WMA, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 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)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Silver
- Body material: Aluminium
- Corning Gorilla Glass back panel
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Qi Wireless charging (PMA)
- OneDrive 115GB
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F 32GBSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.4 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.406 W/Kg (head) | 0.621 W/Kg (body)