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Samsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 XSamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)08Points
Samsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3050
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 X
Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)

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!

Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)vsGalaxy S7 (SM-G930S)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
+32GB (25GB available)14%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+151 grams (5.29 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs152 grams (5.32 ounces)
+5.9 millimeters (0.23 inches)34%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+5.7"12%
Larger screen
vs5.1"
+(back) 16MP31%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+3050 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core63%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
eMMC 4.5vs+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
386 PPIvs+576 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 6.0 Marshmallowvs+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

31 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
ModelGalaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy A8 SM-A8000 (Dual-Sim)SKT Galaxy S7 G930S (SK Telecom), Samsung Hero
Country or region availableChina
China
South Korea
South Korea
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2015March, 2016
Depth5.9 millimeters (0.23 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.8 x 158 millimeters (3.02 x 6.22 in)69.6 x 142.4 millimeters (2.74 x 5.61 in)
Weight151 grams (5.29 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M1 Mongoose
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405ARM Mali-T880 MP12
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (25GB available)
eMMC 4.5
32GB (22GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)386 PPI576 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot 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, LTEGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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 only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.34µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- 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 supplySamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3050 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomy1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A8 Duos (SM-A8000 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.81W/kg (head) | 1.19W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.252W/kg (head) | 0.672W/kg (body)feature not registered
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