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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Summary
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Display

6.2" (15.75 cm)

1440x2960 px, 531 PPI

6" (15.24 cm)

1080x2220 px, 411 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

16 MP (Primary)

16 MP + 8 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

25 h talktime (3G)

3500 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

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General
Launch Date

March 16, 2018 (Official)

January 20, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy S9 Plus

Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

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

yes Fast

yes Fast

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 158.1 mm
Width: 73.8 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm

Height: 159.9 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Thickness: 8.3 mm

Weight

189 grams

191 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal

Colours

Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Polaris Blue

Black, Gold

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

yes Water resistant, IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Very Good
Screen Size

6.2 " (15.75 cm)

6 " (15.24 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes

Pixel Density

531 ppi

411 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

yes

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

83.99 %

75.82 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

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

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP18

Mali-G71

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 400 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 56 GB

Up to 51.2 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Best in Class
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

16 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.5

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4616 x 3464 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus

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

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 60 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

16 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Cameras

Autofocus

yes

no  No

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.9

Flash

no  No

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Fixed Focus

Battery
Average
Very Good
Capacity

3500 mAh

3500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 25 Hours(3G)

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

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

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18)
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) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 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 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

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) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.290 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

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

Rear

Rear

IRIS Scanner

yes

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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  • How to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 ?

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    Answered By Mahubala Mistry | 1 years ago

    Check the following Steps:

    1. Navigate the screen which you want to take a screenshot.
    2. Press and hold the Power button and volume down button at the same time.
    3. You will hear the camera shutter sound which indicates that the screenshot has been taken successfully.
    4. Browse through your gallery and you will see the latest Screenshot taken on Bharat 5.

    You can check the complete specs here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

  • How to make video calls on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus ?

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    Answered By Raj Patil | 1 years ago

    From a Home screen, tap Phone (located in the lower-left).

    1. Tap the Menu icon (located in the upper-right)
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap General.
    4. Tap the Video calling switch to turn on or off.
    5. If presented with a confirmation screen, tap OK.
    Alternatively, you can make video calls using WhatsApp and Skype as well.

    You can see full specs here: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • How to enable Google Assistant in Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus ?

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    Answered By Pushpanjali Sandeep | 1 years ago
    1. Long press home button to initiate the Google Assistant.
    2. Tap "Continue" to go to your personal assistant screen.
    3. The Tap on "Yes I'm in" to allow all the required permissions.

    Note: You can also be asked to activate the Voice assistant where you will be asked to record "Ok Google" three times.

    You can also watch this video for detailed information about Google Assistant


    Specs: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • How to record calls on Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 ?

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    Answered By Manish Saxena | 1 years ago

    To record calls on Galaxy A8 Plus 2018, follow the steps below:

    1. Download the ACR call recording app from the play store

    2. Then Follow the instructions from the app and allow all the access to the app as shown in the        Image below


    4. Then Tap the three bar on the top left of the app

    5. There you will find the Enable option on the top.

    6. Enable it and enjoy the app.

    You can also check this video for more detailed information.


    You can check the full specs here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

  • Does galaxy a8 plus support's slow motion camera

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    Answered By Ishanika Pawan | 7 months ago
    Yes, Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus does support the slow-motion video recording.
    You can see complete specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018
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