Features Key features of the Galaxy A8  vs LG G6 

screen size

Galaxy A8
5.7"
LG G6
5.7"

screen resolution

Galaxy A8
1920 x 1080
LG G6
2880 x 1440

memory

Galaxy A8
2 GB
LG G6
4 GB

processor

Galaxy A8
Octa core
LG G6
Quad core

camera resolution

Galaxy A8
16 MP
LG G6
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy A8

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 13 MP Around 25% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Thinner 5.9 mm vs 7.9 mm More than 25% thinner
Lighter 151 g vs 163 g More than 5% lighter
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Much higher resolution 2880 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 2x higher resolution
Much faster processor 2.35 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 55% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly sharper screen 564 ppi vs 386 ppi More than 45% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More RAM 4 GB vs 2 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 120x higher def video
Longer standby time 24,768 min vs 18,288 min More than 35% longer standby time
Slightly more battery capacity 3,300 mA·h vs 3,050 mA·h Around 10% more battery capacity

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy A8  vs
LG G6 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.7" 5.7"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 2880 x 1440
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 386 ppi 564 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 2.35 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Quad core
RAM 2 GB 4 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 16 MP 13 MP
Resolution 16 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot No Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth

form factor

Galaxy A8  vs
LG G6 
Weight 151 g 163 g
Thickness 5.9 mm 7.9 mm
Size 76.8 x 158 x 5.9 mm 71.9 x 148.9 x 7.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes No

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 6.0 Android 7.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

battery

Standby time 18,288 min 24,768 min
Capacity 3,050 mA·h 3,300 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy A8
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LG G6
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