See how the Samsung Galaxy S8 compares to the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7 Edge in size


We are exactly one week away from the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, which kind of explains the deluge of leaked information, pictures, and teasers that has been unleashed over the last few days. Chinese website Weibo turned out to be a particularly abundant source of leaked materials - some users posted details such as pricing information in addition to various renders and photos of the upcoming flagship. 

Despite the fact that there are so many real pictures of the Galaxy S8 released already, a set of photos from a serial Weibo leakster might actually be the most interesting S8 image material we've seen to date. 


As you can see, these two images show the Samsung Galaxy S8 sandwiched between an iPhone 7 and last year's Galaxy S7 Edge. While basically everyone has seen each of these three phones already, this impromptu size comparison of sorts perfectly illustrates the advanced design of the S8. The smaller 2017 Galaxy S flagship will come with a sizable 5.8-inch display, yet the new handset isn't that much larger compared to the 4.7-inch iPhone 7. As for the Galaxy S7 Edge, its display is actually smaller at 5.5-inches, but the big front bezels on the device make it a bit larger than its smaller successor. 

source: Weibo via BGR

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51 Comments

1. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1841; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

What a beauty! Samsung set the standard once again... You can hate all you want but you got to admit this design language is nice. And those who complain about palm rejection etc must not be using the S7 Edge because I have held both sides of mine without a case and am still able to interact with app's, web pages etc... My account is ready for a S8 Plus!

2. Saioofi

Posts: 347; Member since: May 23, 2014

Chill your tits

8. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1841; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Okay... I put them on ice... For now... Until the next leak, which will be in 2 to 3 minutes...

37. yann

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

I do not like the design at all. First of all - too rounded from everywhere. Second - that bazeless screen will be nightmare to operate with. Accident touches of the screen all the time. It is not comfortable to hold. Third - the deal breaker - the fingerprint placement. I do not care about iris scanner, cause i do not want to stair at my phone to but unlocked. My favorite design is Xperia xz premium, but it is too big with that 5.5" screen. My opinion. Cheers.

9. jellmoo

Posts: 2645; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

I don't know about the Snapdragon version, but I get accidental presses on my Exynos S7 edge all the time. It's really soured me to screen curves.

29. addisbad

Posts: 48; Member since: Aug 03, 2014

I have the exynos variant and I've had no trouble with palm rejection so far. I use the phone with and without a case form time to time. Never been a problem

15. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

It's an ugly piece of glass.....lol You can't even say if it's a phone or not. No characteristic design at all. So lame. It's too long, too narrow thus feels too much packed like a brick. I'm sorry, but It is the truth. G6 has way better design than this in my opinion.

31. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1841; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I can respect your opinion...

46. iamdoctorluv

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 14, 2017

"too narrow feels too much packed like a brick" Really dude? U bought yours already? U must be talking the chinese copied version one.

21. Gandalfdenvite

Posts: 18; Member since: Dec 15, 2016

I think the 18.5:9 aspect ratio makes it look weird/ugly! 16:9 would have looked far better, and not so uncomfortably tall!

39. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1095; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

I feel with the 18.5:9 ratio, it makes such a large device more 1 hand usable. Then again I had no issues with the Note 7 or s7E with 1 handed use

49. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Aspect rations have nothign to do with screen size or resolutions other than the screen needs to be at least 1920x1080. The screen could have looked exactly like this and been 1080p, 1440p or 4K.

34. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

Samsung set the standar?? jesus christ this sammy fanboys, the phone looks like an LG G6.

43. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1841; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I'm a smartphone fanboy and this looks nothing like the G6...

3. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1461; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

Compare to the edge plus and iPhone plus would be great.

4. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Exactly what I was thinking of... The iPhone 7 Plus should be te one to be used for this size comparison, as the S8 and S7 edge are both phablets. But again, putting the iPhone 7 Plus in this size comparison would kinda make the iPhone 7 Plus look like a tablet. :(

12. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

reply to #4 give it a rest. iPhone 7 already looks bad enough in that picture, lol...

20. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

"iPhone 7 already looks bad enough in that picture, lol.." And it's "Plus" variant couldn't help it either... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

7. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1841; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Note 8 will probably be compared to the iPhone plus...

5. BGChicago

Posts: 226; Member since: Nov 16, 2014

Hopefully they release S8 mini, I need it to be slightly smaller than S7. It's hard to reach notification shade with one hand (small hands here). Tired of bigger is better :(

14. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Kudos to LG, they have the guts to put a pull down notification button on the OSB settings. With that tall screen, that button is a must. Better if Samsung has the option to put gestures on the home button to pull the notification area based on previous articles.

22. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Well... a swipe down anywhere on the home screen should pull down the notification bar.

24. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

What if you're not in the homescreen which is not all the time?

6. twens

Posts: 1182; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

It's funny how the world due to fanboyism can't appreciate tech anymore. Everyone just hating on other devices because they own different ones. Congrats to Sammy for yet another bold futuristic approach to smartphone designs. I know other companies will follow up soon.

13. Feanor

Posts: 1410; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Well, it's up to personal taste too. Thin bezels don't make the device look automatically futuristic; from these images spontaneously I would say that the S7 Edge seems the most elegant and futuristic to me. Also the LG G6 with similarly small bezels doesn't really look futuristic to me.

17. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Exactly... But G6 looks way more substantial with it's thin bezel. This S8 looks so weird and ugly.

10. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

So that means byebye sammy sub 5.2" inch flagship?

11. ahmadkun

Posts: 650; Member since: May 02, 2016

i was seeing the s7 edge baseless now i'm changing my mind .. about the iphone .. i even dont wanna talk

16. bucky

Posts: 3794; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Samsung should have made the base s8 a little smaller. I think they are alienating a large group of users. The S8 plus should have been a bit smaller (5.5ish) and have the note 8 the largest one.

30. addisbad

Posts: 48; Member since: Aug 03, 2014

I wonder what the screen size will be on the NOTE 8

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