Compare Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime versus Samsung Galaxy S8

design options

Device type:

Smart phone

Smart phone

OS:

Android

Android

Form factor:

Candybar

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.5 x 2.75 x 0.35 inches (139.7 x 69.9 x 8.9 mm) mm

5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm) mm

Weight:

5.22 oz (148 g) g

5.36 oz (152 g) g

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 12

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30

Data:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

EDGE, GPRS

Nano SIM:

Global Roaming:

Materials:

Main body: Glass; Accents: Aluminum

Rugged:

Water, Dust resistant

IP certified:

IP 68

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

HD Voice:

display options

Physical size:

5.0 inches

5.8 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density:

294 ppi

570 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

69.74 %

84.26 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Capacitive, Multi-touch

camera info

Camera:

5 megapixels

12 megapixels

Flash:

LED

LED

Aperture size:

F1.9

F1.7

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)

Software Features:

Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Manual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Settings:

Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets

Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control

Shooting Modes:

Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes

Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Frames, Effects

Camcorder:

1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front-facing camera:

2 megapixels

8 megapixels

Focal length (35mm equivalent):

26 mm

Camera sensor size:

1/2.55"

Pixel size:

1.4 μm

Features:

Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD)

hardware info

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 8917

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

Graphics processor:

Adreno 308

Adreno 540

System memory:

1.5 GB RAM (667 MHz) / LPDDR3

4 GB RAM (Dual-channel, 1866 MHz) / LPDDR4

Built-in storage:

16 GB

64 GB

Maximum User Storage:

9.1 GB

Storage expansion:

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 GB

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 GB

battery info

Capacity:

2600 mAh

3000 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Not user replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

20.00 hours

29.00 hours

Stand-by time:

20.0 days (480 hours)

13.4 days (321 hours)

Internet use:

3G:

11 hours

11 hours

LTE:

12 hours

12 hours

Wi-Fi:

13 hours

14 hours

Music playback:

71.00 hours

67.00 hours

Video playback:

13.00 hours

16.00 hours

Fast Charge:

Wireless charging:

Built-in (Qi, Powermat)

multimedia info

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Album art cover, Background playback

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

phone features info

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Haptic feedback

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Memo

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Hangouts / Google Talk

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

M3, T3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

connectivity info

Bluetooth:

4.1

5.0, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

Mobile hotspot:

Wi-Fi Direct:

USB:

USB 2.0

USB 3.1

Connector:

microUSB

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

USB Type-C (reversible)

Positioning:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Navigation:

Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation

Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

availability info

Officially announced:

28 Apr 2017

29 Mar 2017

regulatory approval info

FCC approval:

Date approved:

15 Mar 2017

06 Apr 2017

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.44 W/kg

0.49 W/kg

Body:

0.30 W/kg

0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.40 W/kg

1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.30 W/kg

0.46 W/kg

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