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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) vs Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy A71 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A71 5G XSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)15Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsSamsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 X
Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)

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-G950F)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)vsGalaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)19%
Lighter
vs185 grams (6.48 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1440x2960 pixels64%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+568 PPI45%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (51GB available)vs+128GB (106GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
5.8"vs+6.7"16%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3000 mAhvs+4500 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+25W67%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

34 Common items in both devices
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Super AMOLED / Super AMOLED Plus
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
+27 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
ModelGalaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
Other model namesGalaxy S8 G950F (Exynos), Samsung DreamGalaxy A71 5G SM-A716B Single-SIM
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
AustraliaHong KongNew Zealand
Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date4/21/2017, Announced: 3/29/20176/15/2020, Announced: 4/8/2020
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)75.5 x 162.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.4 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)185 grams (6.48 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
System versionAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 2.0 / 3.0

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 8895 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 980 (8nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core M2 Mongoose
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A77
1.8GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP20 (546MHz)ARM Mali-G76 MP5 (728MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 204469 (v7)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size5.8" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz
HDR10
60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps2000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat16 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (41, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
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 sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
25W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy29 hours (1.2 days)feature not registered
Standby326 hours (13.6 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- 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
- Colors: Prism Cube Black, Sliver, Blue

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.44W/kg (head), 0.75W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.315W/kg (head), 1.27W/kg (body)1.24W/kg (head), 1.53W/kg (body)
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