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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500) vs Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy J4 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J4 XSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)39Points
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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03PointsSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 X
Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(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)39 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)vsGalaxy J4 (SM-J400G)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core117%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (51GB available)132%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsFlash (EEPROM)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)13%
Lighter
vs175 grams (6.13 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body
+1440x2960 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+568 PPI113%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs267 PPI
+5.8"5%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+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
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
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
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+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
(back) 12.2MPvs+(back) 13MP5%
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
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

18 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / Autofocus
Android 9.0 Pie
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+11 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 J4 (SM-J400G)
ModelGalaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
Other model namesGalaxy S8 Duos G9500 (Snapdragon), Samsung DreamGalaxy J4 J400G Single-sim, SM-J400GZPENZC
Country or region availableChina
China
AustraliaNew Zealand
Australia, New Zealand
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2017May, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)77.2 x 151.7 millimeters (3.04 x 5.97 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body
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 J4 (SM-J400G)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
32GB (22GB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
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 J4 (SM-J400G)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 850/900/1800
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
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 J4 (SM-J400G)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4128x3096 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/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAutofocus
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 only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
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 J4 (SM-J400G)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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
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, Orchid Gray
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 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 days1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standby19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.356W/kg (head) | 1.492W/kg (body)
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