7/26/2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 VS Samsung Galaxy A8; Samsung S6 And Galaxy A8 Compared

Samsung has been concentrating on releasing a wide range of smartphones and phablets over the past few months and recently, the company announced the arrival of the Galaxy A8 phablet. Here is how this new phablet compares to the flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone.


Samsung Galaxy S6 Description:
The Galaxy S6, from Samsung, was unveiled at a press conference at MWC 2015 on March 1st, 2015. In the US, it's available from a variety of carriers, including AT&T Wireless, Boost Mobile, Cricket, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and Verizon Wireless.


The phone runs on the Android operating system, which is currently the most popular platform on the market. The phone runs on Android 5.0 which is the newest version available.

The Galaxy S6 has a 5.1 inch screen, placing it on the larger end of smartphone screens.

The screen has a resolution of 2,560 pixels by 1,440 pixels, making it a 2K HD screen. Screen sharpness can be measured in the density of pixels per square inch of screen, and at 576 PPI, it's 147% sharper than an average screen.

The Galaxy S6 has an advertised talk time of 20 hours, significantly longer than the overall average of 8 hours. In terms of battery capacity, which is the best indicator of overall battery life, it holds 2,550 mAh, a massive battery capacity for a phone.

Dimensions and Design

The phone's body is 143.40 mm high, 70.50 mm wide, and has a depth of 6.85 mm, 21% thinner than an average smartphone in the 5.1 - 5.5 inch screen range. In fact, it's thin enough to have a case and still be thinner than an average phone.

With a weight of 138 grams, its weight is about average for a smartphone of its size. The phone has a large battery for its size, which weighs it down.

The Galaxy S6 Processor and Memory

The Galaxy S6 houses an octa core Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 system on a chip. Its CPU runs at 2.1 GHz, which is much higher than average for a smartphone processor.

3,072 MB of RAM means that it has much more memory than what's typical, giving it a significant performance boost over most phones.

The Galaxy S6 Camera

The Galaxy S6 has a 16 megapixel rear (primary) camera, which will capture high quality images. Its 5 megapixel front camera makes it an average choice for selfies. It can capture 4K high definition video with its primary camera, the highest resolution current smartphones support.

Optical image stabilization means that this smartphone's camera is particularly good at taking videos and images even if the camera isn't perfectly still. It will actually offset slight movements of the camera lens to capture smooth images.

Storage

The base model of the Galaxy S6 has a healthy 32 GB of internal storage, making it an ideal choice for users looking to have a lot of music, videos, and pictures on the go.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Description:

The Galaxy A8, from Samsung, was first available for purchase in July 2015.

The phone runs on the Android operating system, which is currently the most popular platform on the market.

The Galaxy A8 has a 5.7 inch screen, placing it on the larger end of smartphone screens. Because its screen is over 5.3 inches, this phone also qualifies as a phablet. This also means that for most users, the phone will be difficult to use with one hand when compared to phones with smaller screens.



The screen has a resolution of 1,920 pixels by 1,080 pixels, making it a 1080p HD screen. Screen sharpness can be measured in the density of pixels per square inch of screen, and at 386 PPI, it's 66% sharper than an average screen.

In terms of battery capacity, which is the best indicator of overall battery life, it holds 3,050 mAh, a massive battery capacity for a phone.

The phone's body is 158.00 mm high, 76.80 mm wide, and has a depth of 5.90 mm, 34% thinner than an average smartphone in the 5.6 - 6.0 inch screen range. In fact, it's thin enough to have a case and still be thinner than an average phone.

With a weight of 151 grams, its weight is about average for a smartphone of its size. The extra heft is due to this phone's massive battery for its size.

The Galaxy A8 houses an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 system on a chip. Its CPU runs at 1.5 GHz, which is a bit higher than average for a phone's CPU.

2,048 MB of RAM means that it has much more memory than what's typical, giving it a significant performance boost over most phones.

The Galaxy A8 has a 16 megapixel rear (primary) camera, which will capture high quality images. Its 5 megapixel front camera makes it an average choice for selfies. It can capture 1080p high definition video with its primary camera, which is second only to 4K in terms of recording quality.

The base model of the Galaxy A8 has 16 GB of internal storage, which is a modest amount for storing an operating system along with music, pictures, and video. Fortunately, you can cheaply expand its storage by as much as 128 GB with a microSD card.

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