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Nokia Lumia 638 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Here you can compare Nokia Lumia 638 and Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018). Comparing Nokia Lumia 638 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) on Smartprix, enables you to check their respective specs scores and unique features. It would potentially help you understand how Nokia Lumia 638 stands against Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) and which one should you buy. The current lowest price found for Nokia Lumia 638 is ₹5,998 and for Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) is ₹19,990. The details of both of these products were last updated on Jul 04, 2020.

SpecificationNokia Lumia 638Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
CPU1.2 GHz, Quad Core Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor
OSWindows Phone v8.1Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
Battery1830 mAh, Li-ion Battery3500 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Display4.5 inches, 480 x 854 pixels6 inches, 1080 x 2220 pixels
RAM1 GB6 GB
Price₹5,998₹19,990
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Nokia Lumia 638

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Nokia Lumia 638
₹5,998
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
₹19,990
OverviewAdvantages (Factors To Decide Which Device You Should Buy) Remove All Devices
Rankings # 2# 1
Specs Score    42 / 100   70 / 100
Operating SystemWindows Phone v8.1Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
Features Present In Only One Device
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Light Weight

Nokia Lumia 638
136 g
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
191 g

Around 28% lighter than Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018). Light weight devices are easier to hold without tiring your arms.

Octa Core CPU

Nokia Lumia 638
Quad Core
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Octa Core

More cores result in better parallelism, meaning more tasks can be processed in parallel without slowing down the User Interface.

Has a Removable Battery

Nokia Lumia 638
Yes
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
No

Remove the battery to switch off your device (Hard Reset) when it freezes. Also replace the battery or use a spare battery when device's battery performance is degraded.

Faster CPU

Nokia Lumia 638
1.2 GHz
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
2.2 GHz

Around 83% faster CPU than Nokia Lumia 638. Faster CPU means more smooth experience.

Supports DLNA

Nokia Lumia 638
Yes
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
No

DLNA standard enables easy sharing of music, photos, and videos over wifi. You can stream video from your DLNA supported device to your DLNA TV via WiFi.

More RAM

Nokia Lumia 638
1 GB
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
6 GB

Around 500% more RAM than Nokia Lumia 638. More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster.

Bigger Screen

Nokia Lumia 638
4.5 in
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
6 in

Around 33% bigger screen than Nokia Lumia 638. Reading, browsing internet and watching movies is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.

Better Screen Resolution

Nokia Lumia 638
480 x 854 pixels
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
1080 x 2220 pixels

Around 484% more pixels than Nokia Lumia 638. More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.

Supports VOLTE

Nokia Lumia 638
Unknown
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Yes

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) is VoLTE Enabled. You can use this to make calls over 4G network. It is compatible with Reliance Jio.

Slimmer

Nokia Lumia 638
9.19 mm
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
8.3 mm

Around 9% slimmer than Nokia Lumia 638. Slimmer devices are easier to carry in pocket and look more fashionable.

Better Camera Resolution

Nokia Lumia 638
5 MP
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
16 MP

Around 220% more mega pixels (MP) than Nokia Lumia 638. More resolution generally means better picture quality, though it's not always necessary.

Has Flash For Camera

Nokia Lumia 638
Unknown
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Yes

Having a camera flash allows you to take photos in low light.

Has Front Camera

Nokia Lumia 638
Unknown
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
16 MP + 8 MP Dual

Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).

More Storage Capacity

Nokia Lumia 638
8 GB
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
64 GB

Around 700% more inbuilt memory than Nokia Lumia 638. More memory allows you to store more songs, videos, photos and install more applications.

Bigger Battery

Nokia Lumia 638
1830 mAh
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
3500 mAh

Around 91% more Battery Capacity than Nokia Lumia 638. With more battery size, device's battery can generally last more time, though it depends on various other factors too.

Has Fingerprint Sensor

Nokia Lumia 638
Unknown
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Yes

Fingerprint sensor support allows you to quickly unlock your device using your fingerprint.

Supports NFC

Nokia Lumia 638
No
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Yes

NFC enables wireless payments through your device. You can also connect two NFC enabled devices just by touching them with each other.

General
Sim TypeSingle Sim, GSMDual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual SimNoYes
Sim SizeMicro SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateDecember, 2014December, 2017
Design
Dimensions129.5 x 66.7 x 9.19 mm159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
Weight136 g191 g
Display
TypeColor IPS screen (16M colors)Color Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size4.5 inches, 480 x 854 pixels6 inches, 1080 x 2220 pixels
Aspect Ratio16:918.5:9
PPI~218 PPI~411 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 75.5%
FeaturesCorning Gorilla Glass 3 Screen Protection
Memory
RAM1 GB6 GB
Storage8 GB64 GB
Card SlotYes, upto 128 GBYes, upto 256 GB
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
3GYesYes
4GYesYes
VoLTEYes
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v4.0Yes, v5.0
USBYes, microUSB v2.0Yes, USB-C v2.0
Extra
GPSYes, with A-GPS SupportYes, with A-GPS Support
Fingerprint SensorYes, Rear
Face UnlockYes
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
ExtraDLNANFC
Camera
Rear Camera5 MP with autofocus16 MP with autofocus
FeaturesGeo tagging, PanoramaFace detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD
FlashYes, LED
Front CameraNo16 MP + 8 MP
Technical
OSWindows Phone v8.1Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 400Samsung Exynos 7885
CPU1.2 GHz, Quad Core Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor
GPUAdreno 305Mali-G71
JavaNoNo
BrowserYes, supports HTMLYes, supports HTML5
Multimedia
SupportsMMS, Instant MessagingMMS, Instant Messaging
EmailYes, with Push EmailYes, with Push Email
MusicMP3, WAV, eAAC+, WMAMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
VideoMP4, H.264, WMVMP4, WMV
FM RadioYesYes
Document ReaderYesYes
Battery
TypeRemovable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size1830 mAh, Li-ion Battery3500 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Talk Time23 hours on 3G
Music Playback Time73 hours
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