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Tecno Pop 5 (BD2) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Tecno Pop 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)
6.1"
IPS

720x1560

5
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
43PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Compare Tecno Pop 5 X
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
6.3"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)

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!

Pop 5 (BD2)5 Advantages Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)vsGalaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)43 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
+194 grams (6.79 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs195 grams (6.83 ounces)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsDual-LED flash
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+4000 mAh21%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3300 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
1.3GHz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core138%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (11GB available)vs+128GB (115GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMCvs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.55 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)11%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
720x1560 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
282 PPIvs+522 PPI85%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.1"vs+6.3"3%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/4" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches57%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/3.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)76%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(dual front camera) 8MP + 2MP98%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps23 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
5Wvs+15W2 times
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+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

16 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
Autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Face unlock
+9 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
ModelPop 5 (BD2)Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
Other model namesTecno Pop 5 (BD2, 16GB+1GB) 4000mAhGalaxy Note8 Duos SM-N950FD, Samsung Baikal
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Latin America), (Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
BrandTecnoSamsung
Release date7/26/20219/1/2017, Announced: 8/23/2017
Depth9.55 millimeters (0.38 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)75.7 x 157.7 millimeters (2.98 x 6.21 in)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)195 grams (6.83 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredGrace UX UI

⚙️ Processor

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
Chipset32bit - Unisoc Spreadtrum SC7731E (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8895 (10nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core M2 Mongoose
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T820 MP1 (600MHz)ARM Mali-G71 MP20 (546MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 262850 (v8)
Geekbench: 6748 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 13fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
RAM memory1GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)
eMMC
128GB (115GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 2-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI522 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supportedHDR10
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
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 900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.6"1.0µmAF2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/3.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
2MPirisscanner
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/3.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
32-bit/384kHz
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts5W (5V/1A) Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered22 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
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: Ice Lake Green, Obsidian Black, Ice Blue
- Android Go edition
- HIOS 7.5
- Silicon case included
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay

☢️ Radiation rate

Tecno Pop 5 (BD2)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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