Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy A53 5G. Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
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Released
2017
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S8
Released
2022
Overall score
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Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G

We compared two phones for you: Samsung Galaxy S8 against Samsung Galaxy A53 5G, to help you make the right choice!

Samsung Galaxy S8 with the chipset - Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) - Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China, screen size - 5.8" inc, battery - 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion.

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G with the chipset - Exynos 1280 (5 nm), screen size - 6.5" inc, battery - 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable.

Differences

Samsung Galaxy S8 Reasons to consider
Samsung Galaxy S8
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  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    1698 left arrow score
  • Less weight (lighter)
    155 g left arrow 189 g
  • PPI

    more points per inch

    570 left arrow 405
  • Higher screen resolution
    1440 x 2960 px left arrow 1080 x 2400 px

Positions in all rankings

Common positions Samsung Galaxy S8 phone in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Antutu 7 score
    131 place
  • Antutu 8 score
    255 place
  • GeekBench 4 Single Core
    122 place
  • GeekBench 4 Multi-Core
    95 place
  • GeekBench 5 Single Core
    381 place
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
    320 place
  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    561 left arrow score
  • Newer model
    2022 left arrow 2017
  • Battery capacity

    Around 40% higher battery capacity

    5000 mAh left arrow 3000 mAh
  • Larger screen size
    6.5" inc left arrow 5.8" inc

Positions in all rankings

Common positions Samsung Galaxy A53 5G phone in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • GeekBench 5 Single Core
    151 place
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
    217 place

Performance tests

Real tests CPUs
GeekBench 5 Single Core
Geekbench 5 measures your phone power and tells you how strong is your mobile phone. Single-Core
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
Geekbench 5 measures your phone power and tells you how strong is your mobile phone. Multi-Core

Specifications

Complete list of technical specifications
Samsung Galaxy S8 Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
General specs

  • Brand and model
    Samsung Galaxy S8 left arrow Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
  • Release date
    2017, March left arrow 2022, March 17
  • Dimensions (HxWxD)
    148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm | 5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in left arrow 159.6 x 74.8 x 8.1 mm | 6.28 x 2.94 x 0.32 in
  • Weight
    155 g | 5.47 oz left arrow 189 g | 6.67 oz
  • Body build
    Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame left arrow Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame, plastic back
  • Colors
    Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red left arrow Black, White, Blue, Peach
  • Battery
    3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion left arrow 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Approximate price
    390 EUR left arrow $ 320
Screen

Display production is constantly improving. Choose the best one between Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy A53 5G. Pay attention to the screen technology, its resolution and PPI, this guarantees you a clearer image

  • Technology
    Super AMOLED left arrow Super AMOLED
  • Touchscreen
    capacitive touchscreen left arrow capacitive touchscreen
  • Display colors
    16M left arrow 16M
  • Screen size
    5.8" inc left arrow 6.5" inc
  • Screen area
    84.8 cm2 left arrow 102.0 cm2
  • Screen format
    18.5:9 (height:width) left arrow 20:9 (height:width)
  • Screen to body ratio
    83.6% left arrow 85.4%
  • Screen resolution
    1440 x 2960 px left arrow 1080 x 2400 px
  • PPI /points per inch/
    570 PPI left arrow 405 PPI
  • Other
    - HDR10 -3D Touch (home button only) -Always-on display left arrow - 120Hz -800 nits (HBM)
  • Screen protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 5 left arrow Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Camera and Video

When choosing, pay attention to camera aperture, sensor quality, pixel size, sensor diagonal

  • Rear camera, main
    12 MP, Single left arrow 64 MP, Quad
  • Camera specs
    -12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF left arrow -64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7X", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS -12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm -5 MP, f/2.4, (macro) -5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • Functions
    Dual video call, Auto-HDR, LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama left arrow HDR, LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Video
    1440p@30fps, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec. left arrow 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS
  • Front camera, selfie
    8 MP, Single left arrow 32 MP, Single
  • Specifications
    8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF left arrow 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 0.8µm
  • DxOMark Photo
    71 left arrow 111
  • DxOMark Video
    75 left arrow 93
Performance

More modern processors are usually more productive. On our website you can compare benchmarks Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy A53 5G by selecting the appropriate menu

  • Operating system OS
    Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) left arrow Android 12, One UI 4.1
  • Chipset
    - Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) - Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China left arrow - Exynos 1280 (5 nm)
  • Processor CPU
    - Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA -Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China left arrow - Octa-core (2x2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Graphics processor GPU
    - Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA -Adreno 540 - USA & China left arrow - Mali-G68
  • Internal memory
    64 GB, 4 GB RAM left arrow 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • External memory
    microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only left arrow microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Communication and Connectivity

Compare the connections and communication standards of the phones. The higher versions and more connection interfaces the better

  • SIM card
    Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) left arrow Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Network
    -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) -3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 -4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 66(1700/2100), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) left arrow -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) -3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 -4G - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66 - SM-A536U 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 28, 46, 48, 66 - SM-A536V -5G - 2, 5, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-A536U 2, 5, 48, 66, 77, 78, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-A536V
  • GPRS
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Edge
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot left arrow Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • GPS
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO left arrow Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • NFC
    Yes left arrow Yes (market/region dependent)
  • USB
    3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector left arrow USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
  • Bluetooth
    5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX left arrow 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps left arrow HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
  • Harmful irradiation
    SAR - 0.44 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)     SAR EU - 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.27 W/kg (body)     left arrow SAR - 0.75 W/kg (head) 1.58 W/kg (body) SAR EU - 0.89 W/kg (head) 1.60 W/kg (body)
Music and Audio

  • Radio
    No left arrow No
  • Headphone jack
    Yes left arrow No
  • Others
    - 32-bit/384kHz audio -Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic left arrow -
Other features

  • Additional data
    - Sensors - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 - Samsung DeX (desktop experience support) -Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0) -Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent) -ANT+ -Bixby natural language commands and dictation - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) -IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) - Versions: G950F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G950FD (Global Dual-SIM); G950U (USA Unlocked); G950A (AT&T); G950P (Sprint); G950T (T-Mobile); G950V (Verizon); G950R4 (US Cellular); G950W (Canada); G950 left arrow - Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer, proximity - Fast charging 25W - IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)

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