Apple iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S8+

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
529 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

65.71 %
83.32 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), 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

 
Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm)
6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 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)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR GX6450
Adreno 540

RAM

1 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
64 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66

UMTS

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

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

1810 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

 
34.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
4.3 days (103 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

50.00 hours
99.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
20.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 09, 2014
Apr 06, 2017

FCC ID value: BCG-E2817A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG955U link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
0.33 W/kg

Body

1.19 W/kg
0.29 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.55 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.19 W/kg
0.19 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

$ 849
 
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