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Samsung S and A series Mobile Phones

This article tells you the Difference between Samsung S and A series mobile Phones. Below is a breakdown of each of the Samsung S and A phone models. We have also put them into the following categories, being Budget, Mid-range and High-end phones. In general, the main differences between Samsung S and A is processor performance, and camera technology.

High End Samsung Mobile Phones

In general, all Galaxy S phones are considered high end Samsung phones. This is because they have the following properties over the A and J series:

Galaxy S20, S20+ and Ultra (2020)

Budget: HIGH END

Price UK: Check on Amazon UK for S20, S20+ or Ultra.

Price US: Check on Amazon US for S20, S20+ or Ultra.

Display: 6.2″ to 6.9″ Dynamic AMOLED. 3200 x 1440 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core (64 bit) tri cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 2 core up to 2.73Ghz

CPU 2 = 2 core upto 2.5Ghz

CPU 3 = 4 core up to 2Ghz

RAM 8GB – 16GB

Front Camera: 10MP – 40MP

Back Camera: 12MP – 108MP

Camera quality: Produces exceptional bright, sharp, colourful photos. In low and highly lit situations.

Galaxy S10, S10e, S10+, S10 5G (2019)

Budget: HIGH END

Price: Check on Amazon for S10, S10e or S10+.

Display: 5.8″ to 6.7″ Dynamic AMOLED. 2280 x 1080 – 3040 x 1440 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core (64 bit) tri cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 2 core up to 2.73Ghz

CPU 2 = 2 core upto 2.31Ghz

CPU 3 = 4 core up to 1.95Ghz

Ghz unknown. RAM 6GB – 8GB.

Front Camera: 10MP

Back Camera: 12MP – 16MP

Camera quality: Exceptional image quality in well lit areas. Also great in low lighting conditions.

Galaxy S10 Lite (2020)

Budget: HIGH END

Price UK: Check on Amazon UK for S10 Lite.

Price US: Check on Amazon US for S10 Lite.

Display: 6.7″ Super AMOLED. 2400 x 1080 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core upto 2.96Ghz. RAM 6GB – 8GB.

Front Camera: 32MP

Back Camera: 48MP

Camera quality: Although I does capture a good daylight image with nice colours, it can have variations in sharpness. Such as having soft spots in the bottom left corner.

Galaxy S9 and S9+ (2018)

Budget: HIGH END

Price: Check on Amazon for S9, S9+.

Display: 5.8″ to 6.2″ AMOLED. 1440 x 2960 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 4 core 1.9Ghz – 2.9Ghz. RAM 4GB.

Front Camera: 8MP

Back Camera: 12MP

Camera quality: Exceptional daylight and low light photography.

Galaxy S8 and S8+ (2017)

Budget: HIGH END

Price UK: Check on Amazon UK for S8, S8+.

Price US: Check on Amazon US for S8, S8+.

Display: 5.8″ to 6.2″ AMOLED. 1440 x 2960 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 4 core 1.36Ghz – 2.3Ghz. RAM 4GB.

Front Camera: 8MP

Back Camera: 12MP

Camera quality: Captures fantastic images in both high and low lighting conditions. Has a double tap power button feature that goes straight into the camera app, so taking a picture is quick and simple.

Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S7 Active (2016)

Budget: HIGH END

Price UK: Check on Amazon UK for S7, S7 Edge.

Price US: Check on Amazon US for S7, S7 Edge or S7 Ultra.

Display: 5.1″ to 5.5″ AMOLED. 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 4 core 2.3Ghz or 8 core 1.6Ghz. RAM 4GB.

Front Camera: 5MP

Back Camera: 12MP

Camera qaulity: Has dual pixel auto focus technology, meaning it can focus very quickly. Takes good pictures in well lit, and poorly lit areas.

Mid Range Samsung Mobile Phones

Galaxy A90 (2019)

Budget: MID RANGE

Price: Check on Amazon for A90.

Display: 6.7″ Super AMOLED. 1800 x 2400 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core (64 bit) tri cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 1 core up to 1.84Ghz

CPU 2 = 3 core upto 2.42Ghz

CPU 3 = 4 x 1.78Ghz

Front Camera: 32MP

Back Camera: 5MP – 48MP

Camera quality:

Galaxy A80 (2019)

Budget: MID RANGE

Price: Check on Amazon for A80.

Display: 6.7″ Super AMOLED. 1800 x 2400 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core (64 bit) double cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 2 core up to 2.2Ghz

CPU 2 = 6 core upto 1.8Ghz

Front Camera: NO

Back Camera: 8MP – 48MP

Camera quality: Overal, captues nice images. However, the wide angle camera does not offer good shaprness, being on 8MP.

Galaxy A71, A71 G (2020)

Budget: MID RANGE

Price: Check on Amazon for A71.

Display: 6.7″ FHD + Super AMOLED. 1080 x 2400 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core (64 bit) double cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 2 core up to 2.2Ghz

CPU 2 = 6 core upto 1.8Ghz

RAM 6GB – 8GB

Front Camera: 32MP

Back Camera: 5MP – 64MP

Camera quality: Has an impressive camera range, plus a flash. Overal, shoots very nice photos, day or night. The macro camera does capture excellent images, but it requires a precise distance of about 5cm.

Galaxy A70, A70 + (2019)

Budget: MID RANGE

Price: Check on Amazon for A70.

Display: 6.7″ Super AMOLED. 1080 x 2400 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core double cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 2 core up to 2Ghz

CPU 2 = 6 core upto 1.7Ghz

RAM 6GB – 8GB

Front Camera: 32MP

Back Camera: 5MP – 32MP

Camera quality: Be aware that the high resolutions mode is not default. Takes a few seconds to capture in high-res, but images do turn out well with nice colours and contrast. The ultra wide camera can produce distorted images. The 32MP camera struggles with low light situations.

Galaxy A51, A51 5G (2019)

Budget: MID RANGE

Price UK: Check on Amazon UK for A51.

Price US: Check on Amazon US for A51.

Display: 6.5″ FHD Super AMOLED. 1080 x 2400 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core double cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 4 core up to 2.3Ghz

CPU 2 = 4 core upto 1.7Ghz

RAM 4GB – 8GB

Front Camera: 32MP

Back Camera: 5MP – 48MP

Camera quality: Captures decent images day or night. Nice colours and sharpness. Excellent macro camera on board.

Galaxy A41 (2019)

Budget: MID RANGE

Price: Coming soon.

Display: 6.1″ FHD Super AMOLED. 1080 x 2400 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core double cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 2 core up to 2Ghz

CPU 2 = 6 core upto 1.7Ghz

RAM 4GB

Front Camera: 25MP

Back Camera: 5MP – 48MP

Camera quality: Good all round camera quality.

Galaxy A40 (2019)

Budget: MID RANGE

Price: Check on Amazon for A40.

Display: 5.9″ Super AMOLED. 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core double cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 2 core up to 1.77Ghz

CPU 2 = 6 core upto 1.59Ghz

RAM 4GB

Front Camera: 32MP

Back Camera: 5MP – 16MP

Camera quality: Is ok when shooting day or night.

Galaxy A21 (2020)

Budget: MID RANGE

Display: 6.5″ HD Super AMOLED. 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core unspecified.

RAM 3GB

Front Camera: 13MP

Back Camera: 2MP – 16MP

Camera quality: 4 lense camera on the back. Good for close up and distance shots. Overal, a good camera.

Budget Samsung Mobile Phones

Galaxy A20e (2019)

Budget: LOW RANGE

Price: Check on Amazon for A20e.

Display: 5.8″ HD + PLS TFT. 720 x 1560 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core double cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 2 core up to 1.6Ghz

CPU 2 = 6 core upto 1.35Ghz

RAM 3GB

Front Camera: 8MP

Back Camera: 5MP – 13MP

Camera quality: Dual camera on the back. Overal, is a good camera.

Galaxy A10 (2019)

Budget: LOW RANGE

Price: Check on Amazon for A10.

Display: 6.2″ HD + IPS LCD. 720 x 1520 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core double cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 2 core up to 1.6Ghz

CPU 2 = 6 core upto 1.35Ghz

RAM 2GB

Front Camera: 5MP

Back Camera: 13MP

Camera qaulity: Not great in low lighting conditions.

Galaxy A9 (2016)

Budget: LOW RANGE

Price: Check on Amazon for A9.

Display: 6″ Super AMOLED. 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core double cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 4 core up to 1.8Ghz

CPU 2 = 4 core upto 1.4Ghz

RAM 3GB

Front Camera: 8MP

Back Camera: 13MP

Camera quality: Colors are slightly off, with a bluish tint.

Galaxy A8 (2016)

Budget: LOW RANGE

Price UK: Check on Amazon UK for A8.

Price US: Check on Amazon US for A8.

Display: 5.7″ Super AMOLED. 1080 x 2220 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core double cluster CPU.

CPU 1 = 4 core up to 2.1Ghz

CPU 2 = 4 core upto 1.5Ghz

RAM 3GB

Front Camera: 8MP

Back Camera: 16MP

Camera quality: Uses ISOCELL technology. Which helps to improve images taking in poor lighting conditions. Overal, captures good images.

Galaxy A5 (2017)

Budget: LOW RANGE

Price UK: Check on Amazon UK for A5.

Price US: Check on Amazon US for A5.

Display: 5.2″ Super AMOLED. 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution.

Computing Power: 8 core 1.9Ghz.

RAM 3GB

Front Camera: 16MP

Back Camera: 16MP

Camera Quality: Good in well lit areas. Not so good in poorly lit rooms.

Conclusion

You should now know the difference between Samsung S and A series mobile phones. Your decision will probably be based upon price and your needs. It is clear there are in-fact many differences between Samsung S and A phones, most being camera and performance capabilities.


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