Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Feature Comparison

  • The 5.7 inch Screen Size on the Samsung Galaxy A8 is 8.0% more
  • Both Samsung Galaxy A8 and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) have same Internal Storage
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has 33.0% more RAM
 
Samsung Galaxy A8
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
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Spec Score 
95 /100
100 /100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
94 Value For Money Score
90 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
5.7 inch 5.2 inch   
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels   
Screen Type
AMOLED AMOLED   
Pixel Density
386.5 PPI 424 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass   
Chipset     
Brand
Samsung Exynos Samsung Exynos   
Processor Speed
1.8GHz 1.8GHz   
Processor
Exynos 5430 Exynos 7880   
Processor Type
Octa-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
2GB 3GB   
Graphics
Mali-T628 MP6 Mali-T830   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
16MP 16MP   
Front Camera Resolution
5MP 16MP   
Camera Details
Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR f/1.8, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
Full HD Video Recording (1080p) Full HD Video Recording (1080p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, LED Flash Autofocus, OIS, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 6.0 Marshmallow   
OS Detail
- -   
OS Upgradable To
Android 7.0 -   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB USB Type C   
Features
Fingerprint Scanner, FM Radio Water Resistance, Dust Resistance, Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Dimensions (mm)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9   
Weight
151 grams 157 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio) 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Audio Jack
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Champagne Gold, Midnight Black, Pearl White Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud   
Build Material
Metal Unibody Glass, Metal   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
32GB 32GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
25.09GB 23GB   
Card Slot
Yes Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
128GB 256GB   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Dual Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Nano SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
Yes -   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
3050mAh 3000mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
No No   
Wireless Charging
- -   
Fast Charging
- Yes   

Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specs

Specs
Samsung Galaxy A8Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)  
Screen Size 5.7 inch5.2 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 16MP16MP  
RAM 2GB3GB  
Battery Capacity 3050mAh3000mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 5MP16MP  

Samsung Galaxy A8 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Well-built design
  • Good Camera quality
  • Good Battery life
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • MicroSD card slot
The Bad
  • Average Speaker output
  • Dated Chipset

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Water and dust resistance
  • Sharp and bright AMOLED display with tiny bezels
  • Outstanding battery life
The Bad
  • Back panel prone to smudges & fingerprints
  • Not so snappy fingerprint scanner
  • Lacks LED notification
  • Misses out on OIS and 4K video recording

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This page helps you compare Samsung Galaxy A8 with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). When you see Samsung Galaxy A8 Vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) comparison on Pricebaba, watch-out for the specifications of these phones and also the VFM score. With Pricebaba’s Value For Money Score, you can know how Samsung Galaxy A8 stands against Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and which one you should buy. The best price of Samsung Galaxy A8 is currently Rs. 25,990. The lowest price for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is Rs. 17,990. The prices for both these products were updated October 18, 2017.
 
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