Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S8 Exynos
- Google Pixel 7a
- Apple iPhone SE (2022)

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy S8 ExynosGoogle Pixel 7aApple iPhone SE (2022)
Samsung Galaxy S8 ExynosGoogle Pixel 7a
Prices
Apple iPhone SE (2022)
Prices
Model aliasSM-G950F
G950F
SM-G950FD
G950FD
GWKK3
GHL1X
G0DZQ
G82U8
A2595
A2782
A2783
A2784
A2785

Design

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

Width68.1 mm
6.81 cm
0.223 ft
2.681 in
72.9 mm
7.29 cm
0.239 ft
2.87 in
67.3 mm
6.73 cm
0.221 ft
2.65 in
Height148.9 mm
14.89 cm
0.489 ft
5.862 in
152 mm
15.2 cm
0.499 ft
5.984 in
138.4 mm
13.84 cm
0.454 ft
5.449 in
Thickness8 mm
0.8 cm
0.026 ft
0.315 in
9 mm
0.9 cm
0.03 ft
0.354 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
Weight155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
193 g
0.43 lbs
6.83 oz
148 g
0.33 lbs
5.22 oz
Volume81.12 cm³
4.93 in³
99.73 cm³
6.06 in³
67.99 cm³
4.13 in³
ColorsBlack
Silver
Gold
Blue
Gray
Pink
Red
Sea
Snow
Charcoal
Coral
Midnight
Starlight
(PRODUCT) Red
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy
Plastic
Aluminium alloy
Glass
CertificationIP68IP67IP67

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-SIM
eSIM
Nano-SIM
eSIM
Number of SIM cards111
FeaturesDual 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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz (BC15)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA2000--1xEV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
-TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz (B6)
UMTS 800 MHz (B19)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
-
LTELTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
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 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B46)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B42)
LTE-TDD 3600 MHz (B48)
5G NR-5G-FDD 600 MHz (n71)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n12)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 800 MHz (n20)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1700 MHz (n66)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n2)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n25)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 2600 MHz (n38)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 800 MHz (n20)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-SUL 700 MHz (n83)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n2)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n25)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 2600 MHz (n38)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)

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 16
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
5G NSA
5G SA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
5G SA
5G NSA
-4x4 MIMO2x2 MIMO
LAA4

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 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 13iOS 15
User interface (UI)Experience 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.

SoCSamsung Exynos 8895Google Tensor G2Apple A15 Bionic APL1W07
Process technology10 nm5 nm5 nm
CPU4x 2.313 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose, 4x 1.69 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.85 GHz ARM Cortex-X1, 2x 2.35 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55Avalanche and Blizzard
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv9-A-
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-4096 KB
4 MB
-
CPU cores886
CPU frequency2314 MHz2850 MHz3220 MHz
GPUARM Mali-G71 MP20ARM Mali-G710 MP7-
GPU cores20104
GPU frequency546 MHz--
RAM capacity4 GB8 GB-
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR5-
RAM channelsDouble channelQuad channel-
RAM frequency1794 MHz3200 MHz-
-Titan M2 security chip
Janeiro TPU - 1.0 GHz
16-core Neural Engine

Storage

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

Storage64 GB128 GB64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
UFS 2.1UFS 3.1-

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
--

Display

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

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDOLEDIPS
Diagonal size5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
Width2.54 in
64.45 mm
6.44 cm
2.5 in
63.58 mm
6.36 cm
2.3 in
58.51 mm
5.85 cm
Height5.22 in
132.48 mm
13.25 cm
5.56 in
141.29 mm
14.13 cm
4.1 in
104.06 mm
10.41 cm
Aspect ratio2.056:12.222:11.779:1
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels1080 x 2400 pixels750 x 1334 pixels
Pixel density568 ppi
223 ppcm
431 ppi
169 ppcm
326 ppi
128 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area84.47 %81.34 %65.57 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
540 cd/m²
90% DCI-P3
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
90 Hz refresh rate
1000000:1
Ion-strengthtened glass
Retina HD display
Haptic Touch
Ceramic Shield
1400:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Wide Color display (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
Heart rate
Iris sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Barometer
Magnetometer
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics NamsanIn-display optical fingerprint sensorHome button-embedded fingerprint sensor

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony IMX333 Exmor RS-Sony Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSICMOS
Sensor format1/2.55"1/1.73"1/3"
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
Aperturef/1.7f/1.89f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.2 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)3.99 mm
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view77 °80 °-
Number of lenses--6
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED-
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
9280 x 6920 pixels
64.22 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 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical 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
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Autofocus
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
Macro mode
RAW
Available also with Samsung S5K2L2 (ISOCELL)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
720p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 13 MP (ultra-wide)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120˚ (#2)
Auto-focus with dual pixel phase detection (#2)
Flash type - Quad LED
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Smart HDR 4
Deep Fusion
Photographic Styles

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor modelSony IMX320 Exmor RS--
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSICMOS BSI
Sensor format1/3.6"--
Pixel size1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
Aperturef/1.7f/2.2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.95 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-2.87 mm
32 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view80 °95 °-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
3088 x 2320 pixels
7.16 MP
Video resolution2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features-Face unlock
HDR
Face detection
HDR
Digital image stabilization
Available also with Samsung S5K3H1
Auto HDR
-720p @ 240 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
192 kHz / 32-bit
igh Acoustic Overload Point (AOP) Mic
Active noise cancellation
Two microphones
HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Dolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Comaptibility

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
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
QZSS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID

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
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM
MIMO
HE160
2x2 MIMO

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.35.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C-
Version3.13.22.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary

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 jackYesNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF

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
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4

Battery

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

Capacity3000 mAh4385 mAh2018 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
--
3G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
--
Charger output power5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 4 A5 V / 1 A
Quick charge technology-Power Delivery 3.0USB Power Delivery 2.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless chargingQi wireless charging - 18 WQi 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)0.315 W/kg0.99 W/kg0.98 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.27 W/kg1.3 W/kg0.99 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.37 W/kg1.2 W/kg1.195 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.75 W/kg0.95 W/kg1.186 W/kg
Simultaneous Head SAR (USA)-1.58 W/kg1.398 W/kg
Simultaneous Body SAR (USA)-1.58 W/kg1.532 W/kg
Head SAR (India)-1.19 W/kg-
Body SAR (India)-1.06 W/kg-
Wi-Fi Hotspot SAR-0.99 W/kg1.186 W/kg
Simultaneous Wi-Fi SAR-1.59 W/kg1.532 W/kg
FCC ID-A4RGHL1XBCG-E4082A
BCG-E4083A
BCG-E8064A
BCG-E8076A
 Samsung Galaxy S8 ExynosGoogle Pixel 7aApple iPhone SE (2022)