Apple iPhone 5s vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
522 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

60.82 %
82.98 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR G6430
Adreno 540

RAM

1 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
64 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI

Battery

Capacity

1570 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light, Stylus

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Midnight black, Maple gold, Orchid gray, Deep Sea blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, ANT+

Shopping information

In The Box

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

 
$ 930
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