In this list there are 5 Samsung Galaxy mobile phones which have a price range of 500 US dollars as a consideration for you in choosing a phones that fits the criteria you want. The phones are Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N9208Z) (2015), Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F) (2016), Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) (2017), Galaxy Note Fan Edition (SM-N935F) (2017), and Galaxy A8 Star (2018).

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star with Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star – samsung.com

Galaxy A8 Star is a Samsung smartphone product that was released in June 2018. That has a size of 6.3 inches, with FHD+ 2220 x 1080 Super AMOLED display, which weighs 191 grams and a non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh battery. This smart phone also comes with an external memory slot which can reach up to 400 GB and offers Hybrid Dual Nano-SIM model, depending on the country/region and carrier.

This smartphone used Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 mobile processor with Android 8.0 (Oreo) operating system, and Octa-Core (2.2GHz, 1.8GHz) CPU, which is supported by 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM. Also equipped with a 16.0 MP + 24.0 MP main camera, and 24.0 MP front camera for selfies.

Released: June 2018
Size: 6.3 inches
Resolution: FHD+ 2220 x 1080 (Super AMOLED)
RAM: 4 GB
ROM: 64 GB
Processor: Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
OS: Android 8.0 (Oreo)
CPU: Octa-Core (2.2GHz, 1.8GHz)
Main camera: 16.0 MP + 24.0 MP
Front camera: 24.0 MP
Internal memory: 49.6 GB
External memory: Up to 400 GB (MicroSD)
SIM card: Hybrid Dual Nano-SIM (2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD)
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh
Weight: 191 grams

If we look at the size, resolution, design and appearance, the Galaxy A8 Star has an ergonomic design and close without a frame that can provide a more immersive viewing experience for users. This phone has a slim design and smooth side, making it more comfortable when held.

The Galaxy A8 Star’s dual rear camera is equipped with a 16 megapixel and 24 megapixel camera sensor which is great for us to shoot sharp images on sunny days and low light at night. By manually setting it into fields to focus on objects, this phone can capture stunning images, minimize noise, and take clear photos even in dark environments.

The Galaxy A8 Star also includes several creative image editors and lighting effects, including Smart Beauty and Pro Lighting, along with AR stickers to personalize selfies, set in better light before sharing the photos with others. In addition, this smartphone also has several camera features and other creative filters to organize images and videos based on the desired theme.

In addition, this phone is reportedly also supporting the Dual Messenger feature, which can connect with two different messenger accounts on each messenger applications. Thus we can distinguish between work messages and private chat easily. But maybe this feature is also affected by the messenger applications itself, and on a single SIM model it might not be available.

The Galaxy A8 Star has the Pair Application feature, which allows us to monitor and manage two applications simultaneously for a smoother experience. You can launch two applications simultaneously, such as video and messenger, and view them side by side to make multitasking easier.

Then, in the device there are also other advanced features that are relative in nature, ranging from Bixby that are useful for improving user experience, Secure Folders for storage security issues, Samsung Helath with Gear Fit that can track your activity level, nutritional habits, and sleep patterns.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition (SM-N935F) (2017)

Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition (2017) SM-N935F with Specifications

Galaxy Note Fan Edition (2017) SM-N935F – samsung.com

Galaxy Note Fan Edition (SM-N935F) is a Samsung smartphone product that was released in July 2017. That has a size of 5.7 inches, with Dual Edge Super AMOLED Quad HD 2560 x 1440 display, which weighs 167 grams and a Li-Ion 3200 mAh (Non-removable) battery. This smart phone also comes with an external memory slot which can reach up to 256 GB (MicroSD) and offers Single/Dual Hybrid Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G) model, depending on the country/region and carrier.

This smartphone used Exynos 8890 Octa mobile processor with Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) operating system, upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), and Octa-Core (2.3GHz, 1.6GHz) CPU, which is supported by 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM. Also equipped with a 12.0 MP main camera, and 5.0 MP front camera for selfies.

Released: July 2017
Size: 5.7 inches
Resolution: Quad HD 2560 x 1440 (Dual Edge Super AMOLED)
RAM: 4 GB
ROM: 64 GB
Processor: Exynos 8890 Octa
OS: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
CPU: Octa-Core (2.3GHz, 1.6GHz)
Main camera: 12.0 MP (F1.7)
Front camera: 5.0 MP (F1.7)
Internal memory: 52.1 GB
External memory: Up to 256 GB (MicroSD)
SIM card: Single/Dual Hybrid Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G)
Battery: Li-Ion 3200 mAh (Non-removable)
Weight: 167 grams

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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) (2017)

Samsung Galaxy S8 (2017) SM-G950Fwith Specifications

Galaxy S8 (2017) SM-G950F – samsung.com

Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) is a Samsung smartphone product that was released in April 2017. That has a size of 5.8 inches, with Dual Edge Super AMOLED Quad HD + 2960 x 1440 display, which weighs 155 grams and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh (Non-removable) battery. This smart phone also comes with an external memory slot which can reach up to 256 GB (MicroSD) and offers Single/Dual Hybrid Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G) model, depending on the country/region and carrier.

This smartphone used Exynos 8895 Octa mobile processor with Android 7.0 (Nougat) operating system, upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), and Octa-Core (2.3GHz, 1.7GHz) CPU, which is supported by 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM. Also equipped with a 12.0 MP main camera, and 8.0 MP front camera for selfies.

Released: April 2017
Size: 5.8 inches
Resolution: Quad HD + 2960 x 1440 (Dual Edge Super AMOLED)
RAM: 4 GB
ROM: 64 GB
Processor: Exynos 8895 Octa
OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
CPU: Octa-Core (2.3GHz, 1.7GHz)
Main camera: 12.0 MP (F1.7)
Front camera: 8.0 MP (F1.7)
Internal memory: 52.3 GB
External memory: Up to 256 GB (MicroSD)
SIM card: Single/Dual Hybrid Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G)
Battery: Li-Ion 3000 mAh (Non-removable)
Weight: 155 grams

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Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F) (2016)

Samsung Galaxy S7 (2016) SM-G930Fwith Specifications

Galaxy S7 (2016) SM-G930F – samsung.com

Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F) is a Samsung smartphone product that was released in March 2016. That has a size of 5.1 inches, with Super AMOLED Quad HD 2560 x 1440 display, which weighs 152 grams and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh (Non-removable) battery. This smart phone also comes with an external memory slot which can reach up to 256 GB (MicroSD) and offers Single/Dual Hybrid Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G) model, depending on the country/region and carrier.

This smartphone used Exynos 8890 Octa mobile processor with Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system, Upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), and Octa-Core (2.3GHz, 1.6GHz) CPU, which is supported by 4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB ROM. Also equipped with a 12.0 MP main camera, and 5.0 MP front camera for selfies.

Released: March 2016
Size: 5.1 inches
Resolution: Quad HD 2560 x 1440 (Super AMOLED)
RAM: 4 GB
ROM: 32/64 GB
Processor: Exynos 8890 Octa
OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
CPU: Octa-Core (2.3GHz, 1.6GHz)
Main camera: 12.0 MP (f/1.7)
Front camera: 5.0 MP (f/1.7)
Internal memory: 24.3 GB
External memory: Up to 256 GB (MicroSD)
SIM card: Single/Dual Hybrid Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G)
Battery: Li-Ion 3000 mAh (Non-removable)
Weight: 152 grams

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N9208Z) (2015)

Samsung Galaxy Note5 (2015) SM-N9208Z with Specifications

Galaxy Note5 (2015) SM-N9208Z – samsung.com

Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N9208Z) is a Samsung smartphone product that was released in August 2015. That has a size of 5.7 inches, with Super AMOLED Quad HD 2560 x 1440 display, which weighs 171 grams and a Li-Po 3000 mAh (Non-removable) battery. This smart phone also offers Single/Dual Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G) model, depending on the country/region and carrier.

This smartphone used Exynos 7420 Octa mobile processor with Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) operating system, Upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat), and Octa-Core (2.1GHz, 1.5GHz) CPU, which is supported by 4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB ROM. Also equipped with a 16.0 MP main camera, and 5.0 MP front camera for selfies.

Released: August 2015
Size: 5.7 inches
Resolution: Quad HD 2560 x 1440 (Super AMOLED)
RAM: 4 GB
ROM: 32/64 GB
Processor: Exynos 7420 Octa
OS: Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
CPU: Octa-Core (2.1GHz, 1.5GHz)
Main camera: 16.0 MP (f/1.9, 1/2.6)
Front camera: 5.0 MP (f/1.9)
Internal memory: 24.6 GB
External memory: not supported
SIM card: Single/Dual Nano-SIM (2G, 3G, 4G)
Battery: Li-Po 3000 mAh (Non-removable)
Weight: 171 grams

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