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Samsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M01 Core vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) XSamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)02Points
Samsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)
5.3"
PLS

720x1480

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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28PointsSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy M01 Core X
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
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-A530F/DS 32GB)

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 M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)2 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)vsGalaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)28 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)15%
Lighter
vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
1.5Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core72%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)2%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1480 pixelsvs+1080x2220 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
311 PPIvs+441 PPI42%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.3"vs+5.6"6%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 16MP99%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP4 times
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+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
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+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3.5Wvs+18W4 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
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

27 Common items in both devices
32GB (24GB available) / 32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+20 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 M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
ModelGalaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy M01 Core SM-M013F/Dual-SIMGalaxy A8 SM-A530F/Dual-Sim, Galaxy A8 Duos
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Europe)(Global, International)United Arab EmiratesIndiaPakistanSingaporeTaiwanVietnam
(Europe), (Global, International), United Arab Emirates, India, Pakistan, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2020January, 2018
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)67.5 x 141.7 millimeters (2.66 x 5.58 in)70.6 x 149.2 millimeters (2.78 x 5.87 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 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: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6739 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8100 570MhzARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.3" inches5.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1480 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)311 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
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 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 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
CameraSamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm 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
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP widef/1.91/4"1.12µm24mm
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Red
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts3.5W (5V/0.7A) Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy M01 Core (SM-M013F/DS 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.51W/kg (head) | 0.76W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.241W/kg (head) | 1.25W/kg (body)
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