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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500) vs Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy A6+ Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A6+ Plus XSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)25Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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07PointsSamsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 X
Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

24.1mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)

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 S8 (SM-G9500)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)vsGalaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core30%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)23%
Lighter
vs191 grams (6.69 ounces)
+1440x2960 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2220 pixels
+568 PPI38%
Crisper display of text, images and videos 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
+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)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
+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
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
5.8"vs+6"3%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP72%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 24.1MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
3000 mAhvs+3500 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

28 Common items in both devices
64GB (51GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
+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 S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
ModelGalaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy S8 Duos G9500 (Snapdragon), Samsung DreamGalaxy A6 Plus 2018 SM-A605G/Dual-sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableChina
China
India
India
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2017May, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)75.7 x 160.2 millimeters (2.98 x 6.31 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)191 grams (6.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.8Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 506 600Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2220 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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/upload1024/150 Mbps300/50 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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,20,28,66)
TD-LTE (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 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 S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP depthf/1.9FF
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: 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 S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels24.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5664x4248 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender
- Infinity display 18.5:9
- Always-on display
- Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standby19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605G/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.36W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)
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