Samsung Galaxy A8  Samsung Galaxy J7 
Samsung Galaxy A8 Samsung Galaxy J7
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Launch Date (India) Aug, 2015 Aug, 2015
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Smartphone OS Android 5.1 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 6.0 Marshmallow, Expected upgrade to 7.0 Nougat Android 5.1 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 6.0 Marshmallow
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 386 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4) Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.8 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Exynos 5430 (1.8GHz Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad core) Exynos 7580
GPU Mali-T628 Mali-T720MP2
RAM 2 GB 1.5 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 16.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features F/1.9 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR F/1.9 Aperture, Beauty Face, Continuous Shots, Sensor Size: 1/3.06-inch, Interval Shot, Panorama, Sports Mode, Sound and Shot Mode, Zoom Support
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Full HD Video Recording, Wide-angle Lens (120 degrees) Flash
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot) GSM+GSM
Thickness 5.9 mm 7.5 mm
Weight 151 gm 171 gm
Battery Capacity 3050 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Standby 304 hrs 354 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 17.00 hrs 18.00 hrs
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 11 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 13 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: Up to 51 hrs Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 76 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; ANT+ Support; FM Recording; Noise Filtration WiFi Direct; ANT+ Support; KIES air; FM Recording; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Very good build quality
  • Samsung's thinnest smartphone to date
  • Very good design - the metallic edges and frame, along with the thin bezels, give it the kind of sophistication that you would expect from flagship devices
  • The phone's back is grippy and has a nice finish
  • Very good display - bright, sharp, detailed, and has vibrant color reproduction
  • New improved TouchWiz UI over Android is running lean and functional
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Fingerprint scanner works flawlessly
  • Good camera - images are sharp, and detailed and have good color reproduction
  • Very good loudspeaker
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Very good call quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Good ergonomics
  • Matte finish back provides good grip
  • Very good display - accurate color reproduction, good contrast levels, good viewing angles, great brightness levels, and good sunlight legibility
  • New, leaner TouchWiz UI on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good call quality
  • Good camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]

No Major Negatives!

  • Average loudspeaker
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