Apple iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A20

$339.97 VIEW ON AMAZON
$156.49 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Display size

4.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
268 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

65.34 %
84.95 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
 

Front

7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches (158.4 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray
Black, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

Lightning
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Samsung Exynos 7884

Processor

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Apple 3-core GPU
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Available to use

 
21.7 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

 
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

1821 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time

14.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

40.00 hours
82.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
21.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2017
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
 

Body

1.09 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.09 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

$ 849
$ 250
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.