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Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

Summary
74%
83%
Display

5.7" (14.48 cm)

Full HD, 386 PPI

6.0" (15.24 cm)

1080x2220 px, 411 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

1.8 GHz + 1.3 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

16 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

24 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

Battery

3050 mAh

17 h talktime (3G)

3300 mAh

19 h talktime (3G)

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General
Launch Date

August 3, 2015 (Official)

September 27, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy A8

Galaxy A7 2018

Operating System

Android v5.1 (Lollipop)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

no  No

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 158 mm
Width: 76.8 mm
Thickness: 5.9 mm

Height: 159.8 mm
Width: 76.8 mm
Thickness: 7.5 mm

Weight

151 grams

169 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Gold, White

Black, Blue, Gold

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

5.7 " (14.48 cm)

6.0 " (15.24 cm)

Screen Resolution

Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

Pixel Density

386 ppi

411 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

no  No

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

73.64 %

74.78 %

Performance
Good
Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A15 + 1.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A7)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A73 + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

32 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-T628 MP6

Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 128 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 49.2 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

16 MP Primary Camera

24 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP Triple Primary Cameras

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.9

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

5312 x 2988 Pixels

5288 x 3968 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

5 MP Front Camera

24 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

no  No

Physical Aperture

F1.9

F2.0

Flash

no  No

yes LED Flash

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3050 mAh

3300 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 17 Hours(3G)

Up to 19 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

no  No

no  No

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 300 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 6)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 300 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 6)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 0.100 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.1

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

no  No

USB Connectivity

microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Front

Side

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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    Answered By Sanjana Sengupta | 6 months ago

    Water Resistance is a systematic engineering in a digital product and Samsung Galaxy A7 2018's built makes it very hard to reach a great level of waterproofing. Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 can get damaged even with a splash. So, Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 is not at all waterproof and you might have to get a new one if you drop it in water.

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    Answered By Rahul Sharma | 4 months ago
    No, Galaxy A7 2018 doesn't support Fast Charging
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    Answered By Bhooshit Goel | 2 months ago

    Yes, you can record screen in Samsung Galaxy A7, you can follow these steps to record screen : 

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  • How to hard reset Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 ?

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    Answered By Sakshi Jayaraman | 6 months ago
    Steps to Hard reset:
    1. Turn off the phone and then press and hold the Volume Up key and Power key simultaneously until the Android system recovery screen appears. 
    2. Use the Volume Down key to highlight the wipe data/factory reset option and then use the Power button to make the selection.
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    Answered By Pushpanjali Sandeep | 7 months ago

    You don't need to enable VoLTE. Insert the Jio (VoLTE enabled) in any slot. By default, VoLTE will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.

    1. Tap Settings > More.
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