Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Samsung Galaxy S23 Specs Comparison

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.2 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 529 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 422 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz

Screen-to-body:

83.32 %
88.57 %

Peak brightness:

1750 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1x 3.36GHz Kryo Prime + 4x 2.8GHz Kryo Gold + 3x 2.0GHz Kryo Silver

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 740

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5X

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (13)

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
3900 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 10.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
50 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.56"

Second camera:

10 MP (Telephoto, OIS)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 69 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.94"

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"

Flash:

LED
Dual LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)
12 MP

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm)
5.76 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (146.3 x 70.9 x 7.6mm) , thickness with camera 0.36 inches (9.02 mm)

Weight:

6.10 oz (173.0 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Yes; IP68

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink
Phantom Black, Cream, Green, Lavender

Cellular

5G:

n1, n7, n25, n28, n41, n66, n71, n78, n258, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave, 5G Ready

4G (FDD):

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

4G (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

3G:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Dual Nano SIM + eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR
5.3

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, Wi-Fi 6E; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Ultra Wideband (UWB)

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 06, 2017

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG955U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.33 W/kg

Body:

0.29 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.55 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.19 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 800

In The Box:

USB-C cable, SIM Tray ejector, Paperwork

Availability

Officially announced:

Yes
Yes
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