Samsung Galaxy S8 vs QMobile Noir A1


OSAndroid 7.0 (Nougat)Android 7.0 (Nougat)
4 GB
Internal64 GB
64 GB
CPUOcta-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEA Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - US modelOcta-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G71 MP20 - EMEA Adreno 540 - US modelMali-T860MP2
ChipsetExynos 8895 Octa - EMEA Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - US modelMediatek MT6755 Helio P10


TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.8 inches (14.21 cm)
5.5 inches (13.475 cm)
Pixel density570 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Screen/body ratio83.6%
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)


LoudspeakerVoice 68dB / Noise 69dB / Ring 70dB
QualityNoise -92.5dB / Crosstalk -92.8dB
AlertsMP3, WAV ringtones, VibrationMP3, WAV ringtones, Vibration

32-bit/384kHz audio
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
RadioNoFM radio


TypePhoto / Video
Primary12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Video[email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.[email protected]
Secondary8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR
16 MP, f/2.0, 1/3" sensor size
Features1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama1/3" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR


CapacityNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Non-removable Li-Ion 4010 mAh battery

Body details

Height14.89 cm (6.08 inch)
15.45 cm (6.31 inch)
Width6.81 cm (2.78 inch)
7.65 cm (3.12 inch)
Thickness0.8 cm (0.33 inch)
0.83 cm (0.34 inch)
Volume81.12072cm3 (4.95 inch3)
98.099775cm35.99 inch3)
Weight155 g (5.47 oz)
182 g (6.42 oz)
ColorsArctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Midnight Black, Orchid GrayBlack, Gold, Gray
IP68 certified
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes


Expandable memorymicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM modelmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connectormicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
SensorsAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Gyro, Heart Rate, Iris Scanner, Proximity, Spo2Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (front-mounted), Gyro, Proximity


SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM/ Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTEGSM / HSPA / LTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX4.0, A2DP
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot

Other information

MessagingEmail, IM, MMS, Push Mail, SMS(threaded view)Email, MMS, Push Email, SMS (threaded view)
ANT+ support
Document editor
Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player
Photo/video editor
Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
Document viewer
Fast battery charging
MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
MP4/H.264 player
Photo/video editor


Modal year20172017
Announced2017 March2017 June
Released2017 April2017 July
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, AprilAvailable. Released 2017, July




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Pros and cons

Pros1440x2960 screen resolution.
570ppi pixel density.
Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Compact dimensions (14.89x6.81x0.8cm).
Thin, 0.8cm.
Light weight, 155g.
Fast battery charging.
Quick charge.
Dual SIM.
Fingerprint sensor.
Type-C USB.
External memory expansion slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model
Water resistant.
5 colors.
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401ppi pixel density.
Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version).
16 MP front camera.
Compact dimensions (15.45x7.65x0.83cm).
Thin, 0.83cm.
Light weight, 182g.
Fast battery charging.
Dual SIM.
Fingerprint sensor.
External memory expansion slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
3 colors.
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Cons4 GB RAM.
64 GB internal memory.
5.8 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.
83.6% screen/body ratio.
12 MP primary camera.
8 MP front camera.
3000 mAh battery.
No radio.
Non-removable battery.
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64 GB internal memory.
5.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.
1080x1920 screen resolution.
70.6% screen/body ratio.
13 MP primary camera.
4010 mAh battery.
Not water resistant.
Non-removable battery.
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