Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Apple iPhone 8

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Display

Display size

6.2 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

529 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

83.32 %
65.34 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

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: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 68
IP 67

Biometrics

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

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
256 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
 

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
1821 mAh

Charging

Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

34.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

4.3 days (103 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

14 hours
 

LTE

16 hours
 

Wi-Fi

15 hours
 

Music playback

99.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

20.00 hours
13.00 hours

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
Yes

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T3
M3, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
Lightning

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
Yes

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 06, 2017
Sep 12, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMG955U link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.33 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body

0.29 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.55 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.19 W/kg
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
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