Should you buy Sharp Aquos S2 or Galaxy S8 SCV36? Compare the differences in functions and specifications/performances thoroughly.

Sharp Aquos S2Galaxy S8 SCV36
Sharp Aquos S2Galaxy S8 SCV36

Are you confused about which one to buy since you do not know the differences in functions and performances, as well as the ease of use of Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36? We have compared the differences in functions and specifications/performances of these two smartphones and evaluated the one that you should buy.

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General rating:

79/100

(The 23th of all smartphones)

81/100

(The 3rd of all smartphones)

Holding comfort
68/100
75/100
Weight
74/100
70/100
Screen size
82/100
86/100
Display quality
73/100
87/100
Battery life
65/100
65/100
Processing power
88/100
88/100
Memory capacity
70/100
70/100
Storage capacity
67/100
67/100
Rear camera performance
59/100
59/100
Front camera performance
58/100
58/100

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36, performance comparison.

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36 size comparison. Which to choose?

The size of the body has a big influence on the ease of carrying and one-handed operation. The narrower the width, the easier it is to firmly grasp and hold, but you also have to take into account the device's thickness. Also, if the width and height are smaller, its easier to operate one-handed since its easier to extend your fingers. On the contrary, if the width and height are large, it's difficult to fit in your pocket and is bulky even when put in a bag, and portability is impaired.

The Sharp Aquos S2 has a width of 28.3 in (72 mm), a length of 55.8 in (141.8 mm), and a thickness of 3.1 in (7.9 mm). Also, the Galaxy S8 SCV36 has a width of 26.8 in (68 mm), a length of 58.7 in (149 mm), and a thickness of 3.1 in (8 mm).

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, the Galaxy S8 SCV36 is smaller and more compact compared to the Sharp Aquos S2. For that reason, the Galaxy S8 SCV36 is easier to grip firmly and carry one-handed than the Sharp Aquos S2. For that reason, we recommend the Galaxy S8 SCV36.

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, there isn't a large difference in size between the Sharp Aquos S2 and the Galaxy S8 SCV36. For that reason their one-handed operability, portability, and bulkiness when carried is about the same. That's why I think it's better to compare them in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

Comparing the overall size of the two devices, there isn't a big difference in size between the Sharp Aquos S2 and the Galaxy S8 SCV36. For that reason the ease of carrying and use with one hand is about the same for both. That's why it is better to compare the two in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDimensions (width x height x thickness)
Sharp Aquos S268/10028.3 in (72 mm) x 55.8 in (141.8 mm) x 3.1 in (7.9 mm)
Galaxy S8 SCV3675/10026.8 in (68 mm) x 58.7 in (149 mm) x 3.1 in (8 mm)

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36, which is more comfortable to hold? Weight comparison

The weight of the device affects hand fatigue and the burden placed upon the wrist. The lighter it is, the longer you'll be able to operate the device without tiring. Also, if the burden placed on the wrist is lower, you'll be able to use the device more comfortably. However if the weight isn't right for you, it could place more of a burden on your body, causing you to feel stress.

The weight of the Sharp Aquos S2 is about 4.9 oz (140 g), and the weight of the Galaxy S8 SCV36 is about 5.3 oz (150 g). Comparing the weight of the two devices, there isn't much difference in weight between the Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36. That's why the likelihood of fatigue in the fingers and wrists after extended use is about the same for both. That's why it is better to compare the two in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreWeight
Sharp Aquos S274/1004.9 oz (140 g)
Galaxy S8 SCV3670/1005.3 oz (150 g)

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36, whose display is easier to use?

The size of the screen affects usability and screen visibility. A larger screen means larger letters and buttons on apps, so the user is less likely to tap adjacent buttons by mistake. In addition, the user can enjoy a more intense experience when playing games and watching videos.

The Sharp Aquos S2 has a 5.5 inch display. Also, the Galaxy S8 SCV36 has a 5.8 inch display. Comparing the screen size, there is a negligible difference in screen size between the Sharp Aquos S2 and the Galaxy S8 SCV36. As a result, the app buttons on both are equally easy to press. We recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDisplay size
Sharp Aquos S282/1005.5 inch
Galaxy S8 SCV3686/1005.8 inch

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36, which has a clearer display?

Pixel density affects picture quality, and the higher the pixel density, the better the picture quality, which means the user can gain more enjoyment from games and videos. In addition, higher picture quality decreases eyestrain, which means that the user will experience less eye fatigue after prolonged use.

The resolution on the Sharp Aquos S2 is 1080 x 2040, and pixel density is 419ppi. Also, the resolution on the Galaxy S8 SCV36 is 1440 x 2960, and pixel density is 567ppi. Comparing the pixel count, the Galaxy S8 SCV36 has much higher pixel density than the Sharp Aquos S2, with a difference of roughly 148ppi. In terms of having better picture quality and exerting less strain on the eyes, the Galaxy S8 SCV36 is superior to the Sharp Aquos S2. If you are looking for a smartphone that is easy on the eyes, displaying texts and pictures clearly without any blurring, we recommend the Galaxy S8 SCV36 over the Sharp Aquos S2.

ScorePixel density
Sharp Aquos S273/100419ppi
Galaxy S8 SCV3687/100567ppi

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36, a summary of the differences in battery life.

Battery performance greatly affects battery life, but greater battery capacity does not necessarily mean greater battery life, since battery efficiency should also be considered. Bigger screens and higher CPU performance will mean the batteries are depleted more quickly.

The Sharp Aquos S2 is 3020mAh, and the Galaxy S8 SCV36 is 3000mAh. Regarding battery capacity, there is a negligible difference in battery capacity between the Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36. Since both have roughly equal battery life, you are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreBattery capacity
Sharp Aquos S265/1003020mAh
Galaxy S8 SCV3665/1003000mAh

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36, which has better CPU?

CPU performance affects the ability to process programs, and the ability to process programs is determined by the product of the number of cores in the CPU and the CPU frequency. The higher this performance is, the more smoothly apps and games will run, and with low performance apps and games become heavy and stress is experienced.

The Sharp Aquos S2's CPU is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, with performance measured at 2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore). Also, the Galaxy S8 SCV36's CPU is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, with performance measured at 2.35GHz+1.9GHz×8(OctaCore). Comparing CPU performance, there is almost no difference in the specs of the Sharp Aquos S2 and the Galaxy S8 SCV36. For that reason the level of smoothness felt when using apps and comfortable handling of games is about the same. For that reason it is better to compare them in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreCPU specs
Sharp Aquos S288/1002.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
Galaxy S8 SCV3688/1002.35GHz+1.9GHz×8(OctaCore)

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36, what's the difference in memory capacity?

RAM affects multitasking ability and the stability of apps. The larger the amount of RAM is, the more stability there will be even in situations where multiple apps are running simultaneously, allowing for comfortable use. In addition, animation will be more smooth, and apps will be less likely to freeze or crash. Also, without sufficient RAM, there are games you won't be able to run, so it is necessary to be careful.

The weight of the Sharp Aquos S2 is 4GB and the weight of the Galaxy S8 SCV36 is 4GB. Comparing the devices in terms of RAM, there is almost no difference in the amount of RAM of the Sharp Aquos S2 and the Galaxy S8 SCV36. For that reason they have about the same level of multitasking performance and 3D game and VR smoothness. That's why it is better to make a comparison in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreRAM size
Sharp Aquos S270/1004GB
Galaxy S8 SCV3670/1004GB

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36, which has more data storage?

Storage capacity affects the amount of data that is capable of being stored. The larger the storage capacity, the more pictures you can take and the more applications you can install. In addition, if your smartphone accepts SD cards, then you can increase its storage capacity. However, there are performance related drawbacks, including a slower data transfer rate than the primary memory, and you cannot transfer all your data on the card, so be warned.

The data storage capacity of the Sharp Aquos S2 is 64GB. Also the Galaxy S8 SCV36 is 64GB. Regarding storage capacity, there is a negligible difference in storage capacity between the Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36. As a result, you can save roughly the same amount of pictures, and install roughly the same amount of applications, on either phone. You are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreStorage size
Sharp Aquos S267/10064GB
Galaxy S8 SCV3667/10064GB

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36 rear camera performance comparison. Which has a higher resolution?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the back of the device (the rear/back camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Sharp Aquos S2 has a 12 MP main camera. Also, Galaxy S8 SCV36 has a 12.2 MP main camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36 have approximately the same pixel count. As a result, they can both take pictures and shoot videos of roughly the same quality. Therefore, we recommend comparing the two based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreRear-camera resolution
Sharp Aquos S259/10012 MP
Galaxy S8 SCV3659/10012.2 MP

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36, whose front camera has a better picture quality?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the front of the device (the in/front camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Sharp Aquos S2 has an 8 MP front camera and Galaxy S8 SCV36 has an 8 MP front camera. Comparing rear camera performance, the Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36 have approximately the same pixel count. As a result, they can both take pictures and shoot videos of roughly the same quality. Therefore, we recommend comparing the two based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreFront-camera resolution
Sharp Aquos S258/1008 MP
Galaxy S8 SCV3658/1008 MP

Sharp Aquos S2 and Galaxy S8 SCV36, performance comparison by specification sheet.

Sharp Aquos S2Galaxy S8 SCV36
ImageSharp Aquos S2Galaxy S8 SCV36
MakerSharpSamsung
Release date8, 20176, 2017
Colorwhite,black,blue,greenOrchid Gray/Coral Blue/Midnight Black
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)28.3 in (72 mm) x 55.8 in (141.8 mm) x 3.1 in (7.9 mm)26.8 in (68 mm) x 58.7 in (149 mm) x 3.1 in (8 mm)
Weight4.9 oz (140 g)5.3 oz (150 g)
Display size5.5 inch5.8 inch
Display typeIPS LCDSuper AMORED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 20401440 x 2960
Pixel density419ppi567ppi
Battery capacity3020mAh3000mAh
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 630Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
CPU specs2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)2.35GHz+1.9GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size4GB4GB
Storage size64GB64GB
Rear-camera resolution12 MP12.2 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP8 MP

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