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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Honor 9 Lite

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) on Amazon USA
Honor 9 Lite on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) on one side and the Honor 9 Lite on the other. The first has a processor with 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.2GHz. The second chips has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 2.4GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench 4, as well as an average price.


Smartphone Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Honor 9 Lite
Model version(s) SM-A530F, SM-A530K, SM-A530L,
SM-A530N, SM-A530S, SM-A530W
LLD-AL00, LLD-AL10, LLD-L11,
LLD-L21, LLD-L31, LLD-TL10
Release date Q1 2018 Q4 2017
Dimensions 5,87 x 2,78 x 0,33 in 5,94 x 2,83 x 0,30 in
Weight 6.07 oz 5.26 oz
Body Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 5.6 inches, 16M colours 5.7 inches, 16M colours
Screen type Super AMOLED IPS LCD
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels 1080 x 2160 pixels
Screen ratio 18.5:9 18:9
Density 441 ppi 428 ppi
Operating system Android 7.1.1 Android 8.0
Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 HiSilicon Kirin 659
Lithography 14 nm LPP 16 nm FinFET+
Cores 8 8
Threads 8 8
Energy cores 6x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.6 GHz 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.7 GHz
High performance cores 2x ARM Cortex-A73 @ 2.2 GHz 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 2.36 GHz
GPU ARM Mali-G71 MP2 ARM Mali-T830 MP2
GPU execution units 2 2
GPU shading units 32 32
GPU clock rate 1,300 MHz 600 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 49.3 GFLOPS 38.4 GFLOPS
Memory 4 GB RAM 3 / 4 GB RAM
Storage 32 / 64 GB 32 / 64 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB Up to 256 GB
Photo 16 MP, f/1,7, 26mm 13 MP,
2 MP
Video 1080p30 1080p30
Front photo 16 MP, f/1,9, 26mm,
8 MP, f/1,9, 24mm
13 MP,
2 MP
Front video 1080p30 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB Micro USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 Micro USB 2.0
Battery capacity 3,000 mAh 3,000 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Ion Non removable Li-Po
Battery life (versatile use) ~ 10 hours and 50 minutes ~ 10 hours
TDP 6 W 5 W
Head SAR (US) - -
Body SAR (US) - -
DxOMark 79 -
AnTuTu 122,400 88,410
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
1,382 930
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
3,960 3,696
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
12 pts / $ 28 pts / $
Note 4.2 / 5 4.6 / 5
Reviews 372 3,977
Amazon Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Honor 9 Lite
New price on Amazon
$320 -
Used price on Amazon
- -
eBay Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Honor 9 Lite
New price on eBay
- -
Used price on eBay
- -

We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. Both phones have an equivalent number of cores, the maximum frequency of Honor 9 Lite is larger. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) has a newer release date.

Price: prices can change over time. For technical reasons, they are not updated in real time. This is only an average of the results on the first page of each product, whether new or used. Shipping costs have not been integrated. To know the final price of the product, please go to the form of the shop. If no price is indicated, it means that we did not find any offers during the last update.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

Ratios: we first consider the average for the new price if available, the average for the used price otherwise.

Performances :

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench 4.

AnTuTu - Total score
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) 122,400
Honor 9 Lite 88,410

The difference is 38%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

On Android 64-bit:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - Android 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) 1,382
Honor 9 Lite 930

In single core, the difference is 49%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 7%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

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