|It uses 16 different symbols or digits for representing numbers.
||Octal numbers use only 8 symbols or digits to represent all the numbers. It can have digits from 0 to 7 only.
|The radix or base for hexadecimal numbers is 16.
||The radix or the base for octal number is 8.
|Easier to represent and remember large numbers.
||Easy to represent using octal number system but difficult to remember large numbers.
|Example of Hexadecimal number : FF (Equivalent to Two hundred and fifty five in decimal)
||Example of Binary number : 377 (Equivalent to Two hundred and fifty five in decimal)