Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Microsoft Lumia 950

Feature Comparison

  • The Samsung Galaxy A8's Screen Size measures in at 5.7 inch. When compared to the other product's Screen Size, it is 8.0% more
  • Internal Storage of Samsung Galaxy A8 is the same as Microsoft Lumia 950
  • Microsoft Lumia 950's RAM is 33.0% more
 
Samsung Galaxy A8
Microsoft Lumia 950
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Spec Score 
100 / 100
92 / 100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
84Value For Money
69Value For Money
  
Display     
Screen Size
5.7 inch 5.2 inch   
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels 2560 x 1440 pixels   
Screen Type
Super LCD AMOLED   
Pixel Density
386 PPI 564.8 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 3   
Bezel Less
No No   
Screen Features
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Samsung Exynos Qualcomm   
Processor Speed
1.8GHz 1.8GHz   
Processor
Exynos 5430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 808   
Processor Type
Octa-Core Hexa-Core   
RAM
2GB 3GB   
Graphics
Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 418   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
16MP 20MP   
Dual Rear Camera
No No   
Front Camera Resolution
5MP 5MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No No   
Camera Details
Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR 1/2.4' sensor size, 1.12 µm Pixel Size, PureView Technology, Geo-Tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
Full HD Video Recording (1080p) 4K Video Recording (2160p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, LED Flash Autofocus, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Windows Phone   
OS Version
Android 5.1 Lollipop Windows 10   
OS Detail
- -   
OS Upgradable To
Android 6.0 -   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB USB Type C   
Features
Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio Iris Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope   
IP Rating
- -   
Dimensions (mm)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 145 x 73.2 x 8.2   
Weight
151 grams 150 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio) 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Champagne Gold, Midnight Black, Pearl White Black, White   
Build Material
Metal Unibody Metal, Polycarbonate   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- -   
Body SAR
0.55W/kg -   
Head SAR
0.32W/kg -   
In The Box
Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, User Manual Device, Charger, User Manual   
Audio Features
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
32GB 32GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
25.09GB -   
Card Slot
Yes Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
128GB 200GB   
OTG Support
No -   
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 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
Yes No   
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900   
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100   
4G Bands
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
3050mAh 3000mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
No Yes   
Wireless Charging
No Yes   
Fast Charging
No Yes, Fast Charging   

Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Microsoft Lumia 950 Specs

Specs
Samsung Galaxy A8Microsoft Lumia 950  
Screen Size 5.7 inch5.2 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 16MP20MP  
RAM 2GB3GB  
Battery Capacity 3050mAh3000mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 5MP5MP  

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

Microsoft Lumia 950 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Iris scanner to unlock the device
  • Continuum is slick if you want to use your phone as a laptop
  • User removable battery pack
  • Reliable camera, especially indoors
The Bad
  • Plastic chassis which makes the phone feel cheap
  • Weak app ecosystem
  • Call quality is not up to the mark
  • Continuum although really cool, supports only a handful of apps

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