Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Hardware

Samsung Galaxy Note 5Samsung Galaxy Note 5Samsung Galaxy Note 8Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Operating System
Android 5.1
Android 7.1
Cpu Speed
2.1 GHz
2.3 GHz
CPU Cores
Octa Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Samsung Exynos Octa 7420
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (8895)
GPU Model
ARM Mali-T760
ARM Mali-G71 MP20
Ram memory
4GB
6GB

Display

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Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.70 in
6.30 in
Resolution
2560, 1440
1440, 2960
Technology
Super AMOLED
OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density
518 ppi
521 ppi

Camera

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Number of cameras
2
3
Front Resolution
5 Mpx
8 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
16 Mpx
12 Mpx
Highest video resolution
4096x2160 px
3840, 2160
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
120 fps
240 fps

Storage

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Types of memory card supported
No memory slot
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

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Colour of product
Black, Silver, White, Yellow
Black, Blue, Gold, Grey, Silver
Material
Glass
Aluminium
Height
6.03 in
6.40 in
Width
3.00 in
2.94 in
Depth
0.30 in
0.34 in
Weight
0.38 lb
0.43 lb

Connectivity

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Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Bluetooth Version
4.1
5.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP
A2DP
Connector type
USB, Wireless
USB
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
USB version
2.0
3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
Type of USB connector
Micro-USB
USB-C
Video output
MHL
DisplayPort over USB-C

Networks

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HSDPA speed
42 Mbps
42 Mbps
HSUPA speed
5.76 Mbps
11.5 Mbps
4G Speed (download/upload)
300/50
1000/150
Streaming standards
Miracast
Google Cast, Miracast
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

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Battery Capacity
3000 mAh
3300 mAh
Standby Time 3G
336 h
220 h
Talk Time 3G
21 h
22 h
Wireless charging standard
PMA, QI
PMA, QI

Often compared to Galaxy Note 5

Often compared to Galaxy Note 8