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Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U) vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 X
Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)

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!

Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)vsGalaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
+152 grams (5.32 ounces)26%
Lighter
vs191 grams (6.69 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+1440x2560 pixels54%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2220 pixels
+576 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs411 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/2.55" inches10%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
vs1/2.8" inches
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
32GB (22GB user free)vs+64GB (51GB user free)132%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.1"vs+6"18%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(back) 16MP31%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 5MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+3500 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.2 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster

32 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+25 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 S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
ModelGalaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
Other model namesUnlocked Galaxy S7 G930U, Samsung HeroGalaxy A8 Plus SM-A730F Single-Sim (4GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
IsraelMexicoTurkey
Israel, Mexico, Turkey
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJune, 2016January, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)69.6 x 142.4 millimeters (2.74 x 5.61 in)75.7 x 159.9 millimeters (2.98 x 6.3 in)
Weight152 grams (5.32 ounces)191 grams (6.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB user free)
UFS 2.0
64GB (51GB user free)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.1" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x2220 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)576 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 EV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE 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)
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, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
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 S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP wide (f/1.9 1/4" 1.12µm 24mm)
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/4.1" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.34µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, WMA, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
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 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
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
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- 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
- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15Wfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930U)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.85W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.32W/kg (head) | 1.3W/kg (body)