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

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930U vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 X12Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930U
Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930U
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 X12Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F

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!


12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930U
Galaxy S7 SM-G930UvsGalaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
 26%26%
+Lighter
152 grams (5.32 ounces)vs191 grams (6.69 ounces)
 5%5%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 54%54%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x2220 pixels
 40%40%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
576 PPIvs411 PPI
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 12%12%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.5" inchesvs1/2.8" inches
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730FvsGalaxy S7 SM-G930U
 25%25%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 132%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs32GB (22GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 18%18%
+Larger screen
6"vs5.1"
 31%31%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 12.2MP
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
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/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

31 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.7 (aperture)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0 / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4
Waterproof (IPxx certified) / IP68 certified
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930USamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
BrandSamsungSamsung
ModelGalaxy S7 SM-G930UGalaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
Also known asUnlocked Galaxy S7 G930U, Samsung HeroGalaxy A8 Plus SM-A730F Single-Sim 4GB RAM
Country or region where it's soldUSAIsraelMexicoTurkey
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, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930USamsung 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-G930USamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
Architecture - 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 available)64GB (51GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930USamsung 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 networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930USamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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/5G networkLTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,18,19,20)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (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 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
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps600/75 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930USamsung 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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930USamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
Main camera12.2 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.5" 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930USamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
Front camera5 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 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
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-G930USamsung 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
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930USamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 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-G930USamsung 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
Fingerprint
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face recognition (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 supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930USamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 daysfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930USamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 SM-A730F
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.85 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.32 W/Kg (head) | 1.3 W/Kg (body)