Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Samsung Galaxy A8

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs Samsung Galaxy A8

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S7 edge

2G, Android-7.0
Movie format Higher resolution movies UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 2,560x1,440 vs 1,920x1,080 Around 80% higher resolution screen
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 534 PPI vs 386 PPI Around 40% crisper display of text, images and video
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 2200 MHz vs Unknown, 1500 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 50% faster)
RAM Slightly more memory (RAM) 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more RAM, typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Samsung Galaxy A8

Reasons to consider the Galaxy A8

3G, Android-6.0
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 16 MP vs 12 MP Take photos with more than 30% more detail for larger prints
Thickness Thinner 6 mm vs 8 mm More than 20% thinner
Size Slightly smaller 77×158×6 mm vs 73×151×8 mm Around 20% smaller
Screen size Slightly larger screen 5.7"" vs 5.5"" Around 10% larger screen


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen resolution Very high resolution screens
Galaxy S7 edge2,560x1,440
Galaxy A81,920x1,080
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
Galaxy S7 edge534 PPI
Galaxy A8386 PPI
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
Galaxy S7 edge12 MP
Galaxy A816 MP
Thickness Thin
Galaxy S7 edge8 mm
Galaxy A86 mm
Screen size Large screens
Galaxy S7 edge5.5""
Galaxy A85.7""
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
32 GB
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Galaxy S7 edgeUnknown, 2200 MHz
Galaxy A8Unknown, 1500 MHz
FM Radio Neither have built-in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Network Slower data transfer than average
Galaxy S7 edgeGSM (0.014 mbps)
Galaxy A8UMTS (0.384 mbps)


Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Samsung Galaxy A8


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