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Samsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F) vs Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy J6 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) XSamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)03Points
Samsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)
5.6"
AMOLED

720x1480

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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23PointsSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)Compare Samsung Galaxy J6 X
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
5.6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)

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 J6 (SM-J600F)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)vsGalaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
+154 grams (5.39 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)2%
Thinner
vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core19%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR433%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
720x1480 pixelsvs+1080x2220 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
294 PPIvs+441 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 13MPvs+(back) 16MP25%
Higher resolution main camera
Autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo 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
(front) 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP199%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient LightAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

28 Common items in both devices
32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
Super AMOLED
16 million
5.6"
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
+21 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
ModelGalaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Other model namesGalaxy J6 (3GB RAM + 32GB) SM-J600FZKNATL (Single-sim)갤럭시 A8 SM-A530N, KT, SKT, LG U+
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
South Korea
South Korea
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMay, 2018January, 2018
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)70.2 x 149.3 millimeters (2.76 x 5.88 in)70.6 x 149.2 millimeters (2.78 x 5.87 in)
Weight154 grams (5.39 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum 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 J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.6" inches5.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1480 pixels1080x2220 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/75 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,66)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
LTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
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 only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels(dual front camera)
• 16 megapixels
• 8MP wide (f/1.9 1/4" 1.12µm 24mm)
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Violet
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- T-DMB TV (korean standard)
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
18W
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J6 (SM-J600F)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.253W/kg (head) | 0.798W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.809W/kg (head) | 1.568W/kg (body)feature not registered
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