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Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus, which one to buy? The A7 2018 is an amazing smartphone that has been trending on shopping stores for a while. It has a very standard performance and it has so many impressive features but we will be comparing it with the A8 Plus. This A8 Plus is a replacer to the A7 2017. It has the features of a flagship smartphone at an affordable price and it’s the one of the first Samsung smartphones to have the tall 18.5:9 Super AMOLED display. Bossting of one of the best premium design ever from Samsung. Lets find out more about these two.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus: Design

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus

The A7 2018 has a glossy back with an Aluminum Alloy side frame. The smartphone also has a side mounted fingerprint sensor beside the power button. While the A8 Plus has a metal body design. At the back of the smartphone is a slab of glass running right from the top to the bottom. This smartphone also has a 2.5D curved glass slabs that lies between a layer of metal which conceals the antenna bands well. It has a rear fingerprint scanner which is placed right below the primary camera module. The A7 2018 weighs 168g, while the A8 Plus weighs less at 157g.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus : Display

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus

The A7 2018 sports a 6-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 411. While, the A8 Plus sports the same 6-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 2220 x 1080 Pixels in resolution and 411ppi.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus : Software and Hardware

The A7 2018 houses a Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 chipset with an octa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.2GHz. This smartphone has 4GB/6GB RAM and 128GB/64GB storage space.

While the A8 Plus houses the Samsung Exynos 7885 chipset with octa-core processor clocking at 2.1GHz. In the RAM department, the A8 Plus has 6GB and 64GB storage space.

For the Software, the A7 2018 runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. While the A8 Plus runs on the Android 7.1 Nougat operating system.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus : Camera

The A7 2018 has a rear dual camera setup of 24MP + 8MP + 5MP with a front/Selfie camera of 24 megapixels. While the A8 Plus has a rear camera set up of 16MP with a great dual front camera of 16MP + 8MP with f/1.9 aperture.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus : Battery

Powering the A7 2018 is a 3300mah Non-removable Li-Po battery with fast battery charging. While the A8 Plus is powered by a 3500mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging as well.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus : Verdict

Both smartphones are great and they both offer an impressive performance. However I think it depends on what you want in a smartphone as they are both unique in their own way.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus Specs Comparison

General

Device Type Smartphone Smartphone
Model Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus
Announced September, 2018 January, 2018
Released September, 2018 January, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band LTE 700 MHz Class 17, LTE 800 MHz, LTE 850 MHz, LTE 900 MHz, LTE 1800 MHz,
LTE 2100 MHz, LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40), LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41), LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

LTE band 700 MHz Class 13
LTE : 700 MHz Class 17
LTE : 800 / 900 /1800 / 1900 /2100 / 2600 MHz, LTE : 1700 / 2100
MHz, LTE-TDD : 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD : 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD : 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD : 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE : 1700 / 2100 MHz (B66)
LTE : 700 MHz (B28)

SIM Type

Nano + Nano

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM Dual SIM

Design

Type Aluminum Alloy Metal
Dimensions 76.8 x 159.8 x 7.5mm 159.9 mm x 75.7 mm x 8.3 mm
Weight 168g 157g
Water Resistant No Yes
Protection Yes Yes
Colours Black, Blue, Gold, Pink Black, Blue

Display

Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size 6-inch 6-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels 2220 x 1080 Pixels
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 411ppi 411ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 74.69% 83%
Touch Screen Model Capacitive Capacitive
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Yes Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass, 2.5D curved glass screen Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Infinity Display Bezel-Less
Screen
Secondary Display No No

Camera

24MP + 8MP + 5MP 16MP
Yes Yes
1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps/120fps
720p@240fps
Yes Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED Yes, LED
f/1.7 + f/2.4 + f/2.2 f/1.7 + f/1.9
24MP 16MP + 8MP
Yes Yes
f/2.0

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo Android 7.1 Nougat OS
Modified TouchWiz UI
Yes No
Skype Yes Yes
Whatsapp Yes Yes
Facebook Yes Yes
Youtube Yes Yes

Hardware

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Process Technology 14nm 14nm
CPU Octa-core 2.2GHz Octa-core 2.1GHz
Cores 8-Cores 8-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) ARM Mali-G71 ARM Mali-G71
4GB/6GB 6GB
Memory Speed 933MHz 933MHz
Internal Storage 128GB/64GB 64GB
No Yes, Up to 256GB
Card Type microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Fingerprint (Side)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes Yes
USB Type Yes, Type-C Yes, Type-C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification Yes Yes
No No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3300mAh 3500mAh
Placement Non-removable Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV MP3, WAV
Yes Yes

Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Vs A8 Plus Price

Starting From $399 – $449 $349 – $399
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