Comparison between:
- Nokia 8 Sirocco
- Samsung Galaxy S6
- Samsung Galaxy S8+ Exynos

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Nokia 8 SiroccoSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S8+ Exynos
Nokia 8 Sirocco
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S6
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S8+ Exynos
Prices
Model aliasTA-1005SM-G920A
G920A
SM-G920F
G920F
SM-G920S
G920S
SM-G920T
G920T
SM-G9200
G9200
SM-G9208
G9208
Galaxy S8 Plus Exynos
SM-G955F
G955F
SM-G955FD
G955FD

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width72.97 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.87 in
70.5 mm
7.05 cm
0.23 ft
2.78 in
73.4 mm
7.34 cm
0.24 ft
2.89 in
Height140.93 mm
14.09 cm
0.46 ft
5.55 in
143.4 mm
14.34 cm
0.47 ft
5.65 in
159.5 mm
15.95 cm
0.52 ft
6.28 in
Thickness7.5 mm
0.75 cm
0.02 ft
0.3 in
6.8 mm
0.68 cm
0.02 ft
0.27 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
Weight-138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
173 g
0.38 lbs
6.1 oz
Volume77.13 cm³
4.68 in³
68.75 cm³
4.17 in³
94.83 cm³
5.76 in³
ColorsBlackWhite
Black
Blue
Gold
Black
Silver
Gold
Blue
Gray
Rose-gold
Body materialsGlass
Stainless steel
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP67-IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
Features--Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz (SM-G920P
SM-G9200)
CDMA 1900 MHz (SM-G920P)
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TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (SM-G920T)
LTE 800 MHz (SM-G920A)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
EV-DO Rev. A (SM-G920P
SM-G9200)
TD-SCDMA (SM-G9200)
TD-HSDPA (SM-G9200)
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 8.1 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)-TouchWizExperience 8.1

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
Process technology10 nm14 nm10 nm
CPU4x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 2804x 2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.3 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)3072 KB
3 MB
--
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2450 MHz2100 MHz2300 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-T760 MP8ARM Mali-G71 MP20
GPU cores-820
GPU frequency710 MHz772 MHz546 MHz
RAM capacity6 GB3 GB4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1552 MHz1794 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage128 GB32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
UFS 2.1-UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types--microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyP-OLEDSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.1 in
129.54 mm
12.95 cm
6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.5 in
63.51 mm
6.35 cm
2.71 in
68.89 mm
6.89 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.45 in
112.9 mm
11.29 cm
5.58 in
141.61 mm
14.16 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
2.056:1
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel density534 ppi
209 ppcm
576 ppi
226 ppcm
531 ppi
208 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area81.35 %71.15 %83.6 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
3D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 4Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
580 cd/m²
90% DCI-P3

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Iris sensor
-Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics-Vadility B1202A0-01Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics Namsan

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor modelSamsung S5K2L7Sony IMX240 Exmor RSSony IMX333 Exmor RS
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-5.95 x 3.35 mm
0.27 in
-
Pixel size-1.12 µm
0.00112 mm
-
Crop factor-6.34-
ISO-50 - 3200-
Aperturef/1.7f/1.9f/1.7
Focal length-4.35 mm
27.56 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.2 mm
Flash typeDual LEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
5312 x 2988 pixels
15.87 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
Sensor size - 1/2.56"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Laser autofocus
Carl Zeiss lens
Angle of view - 78.2°
Secondary rear camera - 13 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M3 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.6 (#2)
Angle of view - 47.3° (#2)
Available also with Samsung S5K2P2 (ISOCELL)
Phase detection
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Available also with Samsung S5K2L2 (ISOCELL)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
Angle of view - 77°
720p @ 240 fps

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor modelSamsungSamsung S5K4E6Sony IMX320 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSIISOCELLCMOS
Sensor size-3.2 x 2.4 mm
0.16 in
-
Pixel size-1.25 µm
0.00125 mm
-
Crop factor-10.82-
Aperturef/2f/1.9f/1.7
Focal length-2.03 mm
21.96 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.95 mm
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection
Angle of view - 78.4°
-Available also with Samsung S5K3H1
Sensor size - 1/3.6"
Pixel size - 1.22 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
Angle of view - 80°
Auto HDR

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
OZO Audio
Headphone adapter
-192 kHz / 24-bit

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
MiMO-VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.04.15.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version3.12.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackNoYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP9
WebM
WMV
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3260 mAh2550 mAh3500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time22 h
1320 min
0.9 days
-29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
3G talk time22 h
1320 min
0.9 days
23 h
1380 min
1 days
29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
Charger output power5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
-5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4.0--
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi wireless charging-Qi/PMA wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.59 W/kg0.382 W/kg0.26 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.54 W/kg0.499 W/kg1 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.19 W/kg1.15 W/kg0.41 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.86 W/kg1.16 W/kg0.97 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-SM-G920A - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.289 W/kg; body - 0.601 W/kg
SM-G920A - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.13 W/kg; body - 1.25 W/kg
SM-G920P - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.09 W/kg; body - 1.13 W/kg
SM-G920S - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.486 W/kg; body - 0.878 W/kg
SM-G920S - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.57 W/kg; body - 1.33 W/kg
SM-G920T - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.289 W/kg; body - 0.540 W/kg
SM-G920T - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.11 W/kg; body - 1.31 W/kg
SM-G9200 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.451 W/kg; body - 0.574 W/kg
SM-G9208 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.451 W/kg; body - 0.574 W/kg
SM-G9208 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.58 W/kg; body - 1.45 W/kg
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