Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7, Google Pixel, LG G6: a four-way specs comparison


Finally, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus are official. We can now put the rumor mill to rest for good! With flashy new design and some serious horsepower under the hood, both devices are quite strong contenders for the best phones of 2017.

Yet, claiming that title won't be a walk in the park. As you might expect, a bunch of rivals stand in the way and will engage the Galaxy S8 on sight. It's great that the Galaxy S8 is well-equipped and can tackle any competitor you might throw at it. 

In this specs comparison, we compare it with the Apple iPhone 7, the Google Pixel, and the LG G6. Here's how the new flagship fares:

SpecsSamsung Galaxy S8Apple iPhone 7Google PixelLG G6
Display5.8-inch AMOLED
1440 x 2960 pixels
4.7-inch IPS LCD
750 x 1334 pixels
5.0-inch AMOLED
1080 x 1920 pixels
5.7-inch IPS LCD
1440 x 2880 pixels
Size148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm143.84 x 69.54 x 8.58 mm148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm
Screen-to-body ratio84.20%65.71%%68.88%79.47%
ProcessorSnapdragon 835 (US)
Exynos 8895 (Intl)
Apple A10 FusionSnapdragon 821Snapdragon 821
RAM4GB2GB 4GB4GB
Storage64GB + microSD 32, 128, 256GB32, 128GB32GB + microSD
Battery3,000mAh1,960mAh2,770mAh3,300mAh
Rear camera12MP f/1.7
OIS
4K video recording
12MP f/1.8
OIS
4K video recording
12MP f/2.0
EIS
4K video recording
13MP f/1.8 + 13MP f/2.4
OIS
4K video recording
Front camera8MP7MP8MP5MP
SoftwareAndroid 7.0iOS 10.xAndroid 7.xAndroid 7.1
Water resistanceYes, IP68-certifiedYes, IP67-certifiedYes, IP53-certifiedYes, IP68-certified
Special featuresFingerprint scanner, iris scanner, USB Type-CFingerprint scannerFingerprint scanner, USB Type-CFingerprint scanner, USB Type-C, dual camera
ColorsBlack, Orchid Gray, Silver, Gold and BlueJet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, RedQuite Black, Very Silver, Really BlueBlack, Silver, White

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Galaxy S8
  • Display 5.8 inches
    2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
    4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie
    Samsung One UI
iPhone 7
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1334 x 750 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera)
    7 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A10 Fusion
    2GB RAM
  • Storage 256GB, not expandable
  • Battery 1960 mAh
  • OS iOS 13.x
Pixel
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 12.3 MP (Single camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
    4GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2770 mAh
  • OS Android 10
V20
  • Display 5.7 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Dual camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
    4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh
  • OS Android 8.0 Oreo
    LG UX UI

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