iPhone 8 Vs. Galaxy S8

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So now both the iPhone 8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 exist. But which “eight” phone should you get? Well let’s break down the specifications.

Samsung Galaxy S8


Dimensions: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)

Weight: 155 g (5.47 oz)


Display: 5.8” dual-curved QHD Super AMOLED®

Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels (~570 ppi pixel density)

Aspect Ratio: 16:9


OS: Android 7.0

Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835

CPU: Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)

GPU: Adreno 540

Card Slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – single-SIM model,
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual-SIM model

Internal Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Battery: Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery


Primary Specs: 12 MP Rear-Facing Camera, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash; 8MP Front-Facing Camera

Features: 1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama

Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec.


Compatability with Gear VR, Iris security scanner, face scanner, fingerprint scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2, Bluetooth 5.0, Water & Dust Resistance, Bixby Vision – Intelligent Interface with natural voice interaction, Samsung Smart Switch

Price: Galaxy S8 + 64 GB starts at $724.99 (or $30.21 per month for 24 months at 0 percent APR), get up to $300 towards new Galaxy S* and a free Gear VR

iPhone 8


Dimensions: 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inch)

Weight: 148 grams (5.22 ounces)


Display: 4.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology, Retina HD display, and True Tone

Resolution: 1334 x 750 pixels at 326 ppi


OS: iOS 11 GM

Chipset: Apple A11 Bionic

CPU: 2 performance cores (25 percent faster than A10) and four high efficiency cores (70 percent faster)

GPU: 30 percent faster than A10

Card Slot: Nano-SIM, not compatible with existing micro-SIM cards

Internal Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM (also available as a 256 GB model)

Battery: Li-Ion Battery, “Lasts about the same as iPhone 7”, Talk time up to 14 hours, internet use up to 12 hours, video playback up to 13 hours, audio playback up to 40 hours, fast charge capable up to 50 percent charge in 30 minutes


Primary Specs: 12 MP rear-facing camera, all-new sensor for 83 percent more light, deeper pixels, new color filter, optical image stabilization, f/1.8 aperture, digital zoom up to 5x; 7 MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture, retina flash

Features: Faster low-light autofocus, improved pixel processor, hardware multiband noise reduction, Quad-LED True Tone flash, Slow sync flash

Video: 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps; 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps; Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps; Apple-designed video encoder, faster video frame rates, real-time image and motion analysis, Optical image stabilization for video, Digital zoom up to 3x


Wireless charging support based on Qi wireless charging standard, Touch ID, fingerprint sensor, LTE Advanced, Bluetooth 5.0, Stereo Speakers, Water and dust resistant, fast-charge capable, glass back, Siri

Price: Starts at $699 for 64GB model, also available as a 256 GB model for a yet unannounced price

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