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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530N vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Core phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J7 Core X27Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530N
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530N
5.6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) X05Samsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Samsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530N

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!


27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530N
Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NvsGalaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
 19%19%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs2GB LPDDR3
 120%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (22GB user available)vs16GB (10GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 160%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2220 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 65%65%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
441 PPIvs267 PPI
 2%2%
+Larger screen
5.6"vs5.5"
 25%25%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 13MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 12%12%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MPvs(front) 5MP
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
Digital TVvsNot supported
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

05 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DSvsGalaxy A8 2018 SM-A530N
 1%1%
+Lighter
170 grams (5.95 ounces)vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
 11%11%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

20 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
3000 mAh
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM / FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
ModelGalaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NGalaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Also known as갤럭시 A8 SM-A530N, KT, SKT, LG U+Samsung Galaxy J7 Core Duos J701F/DS, SM-J710FZ
Country or region availableSouth KoreaEgyptUnited Arab EmiratesPhilippinesIndonesiaIranPakistanThailandTurkey
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2018July, 2017
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)70.6 x 149.2 millimeters (2.78 x 5.87 in)78.6 x 152.4 millimeters (3.09 x 6 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2ARM Mali-T830 MP1 700Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB user available)16GB (10GB user available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.6" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandTri-Band 900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100UMTS 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 Cat4 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Main camera16 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Front camera(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP wide (f/1.9 1/4" 1.12µm 24mm)
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVDigital TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, WMA, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
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/LE4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- T-DMB TV (korean standard)
- Colors: Black, Gold
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530NSamsung Galaxy J7 Core SM-J701F/DS
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.519 W/Kg (head) | 1.39 W/Kg (body)