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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915A vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915A vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus X06Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915A
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915A
5.6"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

3.7mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy Note Edge X25Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W

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 phone! Comment!


06 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915A
Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915AvsGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
 31%31%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 12.2MP
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
TemperaturevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
HumidityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
UV radiationvsNot supported
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHL-3vsNot supported

25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955WvsGalaxy Note Edge SM-N915A
 30%30%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.7Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs3GB LPDDR3
 104%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs32GB (25GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 1%1%
+Lighter
173 grams (6.06 ounces)vs174 grams (6.09 ounces)
 2%2%
+Thinner
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 16%16%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1440x2560 pixels
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
531 PPIvs525 PPI
 11%11%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.6"
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsAutofocus
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo/video only main camera
 2%2%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 29%29%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 117%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 3.7MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
 17%17%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3000 mAh
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/LEvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

30 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, front glass, plastic back / Aluminum frame, front/back glass
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
OIS: Optical stabilization
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (front-mounted) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
SpO2
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNA
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
BrandSamsungSamsung
ModelGalaxy Note Edge SM-N915AGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Also known asAT&T Galaxy Note Edge N915ABell/Rogers Galaxy S8+ G955W (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream 2
Country or region where it's soldUSACanada
Release dateNovember, 2014April, 2017
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)82.4 x 151.3 millimeters (3.24 x 5.96 in)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glass, plastic backAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 Pro (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor2.7Ghz Quad-Core Krait 450Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 420Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (25GB user available)
eMMC 5.0
64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.6" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)525 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 850/900/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 20)LTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
MessagingSMS (Swype), 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 Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Main camera16 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Front camera3.7 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1440 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL-3Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
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
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
SpO2
UV radiation
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- S Pen stylus
- S-Voice natural language
- Dropbox 50GB
- Samsung Gear S compatible
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W15W
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registered20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915ASamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955W
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.86 W/Kg (head) | 1.01 W/Kg (body)0.46 W/Kg (head) | 1.01 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.127 W/Kg (head) | 0.329 W/Kg (body)feature not registered