Nokia 500
VS
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
VS
Screen

We are looking at the smartphone screen for a long time. Therefore, it is quite important to choose smartphone with rich and optimally saturated color gamut. Also, the most mature display technology used in smartphones must be safe (e.g., IPS or OLED).  Which is better between Nokia 500 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

TFT
Technology
Super AMOLED
capacitive touchscreen
Touchscreen
capacitive touchscreen
16M
Display colors
16M
3.2" inc
Screen size
6.3" inc
28.2 cm2
Screen area
101.1 cm2
16:9 (height:width)
Screen format
18.5:9 (height:width)
47.1%
Screen to body ratio
83.2%
360 x 640 px
Screen resolution
1440 x 2960 px
229 PPI
PPI /points per inch/
521 PPI
no data
Screen protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
no data
Other
HDR10 -3D Touch (home button only) -Always-on display
Camera and Video

The smartphone camera plays significant role - it is one of several factors that determine the quality of a digital photo. When compare the smartphones, it is necessary to account megapixels on sensors of the primary and front facing cameras, and also availability of the flash and video-shooting option. Let's see which is better between Nokia 500 vs  Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

5 MP, Single
Rear camera, main
12 MP, Dual
5 MP
Camera specs
12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS -12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
no data
Functions
LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
0 MP,
Front camera, selfie
8 MP, Single
Specifications
8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
no data
DxOMark Main Score
94
no data
DxOMark Photo
100
no data
DxOMark Video
84
Performance

Ok, who win? Nokia 500 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The smartphone must work fast. The higher the clock speed and the more RAM your smartphone has, the faster and better it can be. Also, you have to pay attention to the benchmark results. 

Symbian Anna, upgradable to Nokia Belle OS
Operating system OS
Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
no data
Chipset
Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA -Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
1.0 GHz ARM 11
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
no data
Graphics processor GPU
Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA -Adreno 540 - USA & China
microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
External memory
microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
2 GB, 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
Internal memory
64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
no data
Antutu 7 score
204196
no data
GeekBench 4 Single Core
1792
no data
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core
6277
no data
GeekBench 4 RenderScript
9051
no data
Antutu 8 score
259278
no data
GeekBench 5 Single Core
345
no data
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
1509
no data
GeekBench 4 Battery
3822
General specs

Here is some information we have collected – from date of release and battery capacity to weight and color gamut of the smartphones. It is time to pick the winner. What is the difference between Nokia 500 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

2011, August
Release date
2017, August
111.3 Х 53.8 Х 14.1 mm
Dimensions (HxWxD)
162.5 Х 74.8 Х 8.6 mm
93 g
Weight
195 g
Black/White with covers in Black, Azure Blue, Coral Red, Purple, Khaki, Orange, Green, Pink, Silver
Colors
Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only)
1110 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery
3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
110 EUR
Approximate price
550 EUR
Stand by time- Up to 500 h (2G) / Up to 455 h (3G) Talking time- Up to 7 h (2G) / Up to 5 h (3G) Music play - Up to 35 h
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 22 h (3G) Music play - Up to 74 h
no data
Body build
Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Communication and Connectivity

As a result of comparison Nokia 500 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , you understand what device is better and what is worst. Below are parameters and data sets which were used for analysis and comparison.

Mini-SIM
SIM card
Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
GSM / HSPA
Network
GSM / HSPA / LTE
HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Class 33
GPRS
Yes
Class 33
Edge
Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC
Yes
microUSB 2.0
USB
3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
2.1, A2DP, EDR
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
SAR - 1.47 W/kg (head)     1.38 W/kg (body)     SAR EU - 1.18 W/kg (head)    
Harmful irradiation
no data
Music and Audio
Stereo FM radio
Radio
No
Yes
Headphone jack
Yes
no data
Others
32-bit/384kHz audio -Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass - Exchangeable battery covers with multiple home screens (2 included in the retail box) -MP4/H.264 player -MP3/WAV/еAAC+/WMA player -Photo editor -Organizer -Voice command/dial -Predictive text input
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) -A

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