Key Difference – iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8
The key difference between the iPhone 8 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S8 is that the Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a better resolutions display, which is an edge to edge and supports iris scanning while the iPhone 8 Plus does not come with a headphone port and as usual does not support an SD card.
With the release of iPhone release, the smartphone battle is going to become even tougher. Samsung has come up with the Galaxy S8 and the Note 8 with high end and stunning features after the failure with the Galaxy Note 7.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has taken its smartphones to the next level. Its display is made of AMOLED and melts into the metal. The glass back helps it to sit comfortably in the hand. It also comes with a display which is big at 5.7 inches. It is a big phone which is tall and narrow. At the bottom of the Samsung Galaxy S8, you will find the USB C port, speakers, and the headphone set jack. The finger print scanner sits neatly the camera module at the back. The iPhone 8 does not have a headphone jack. But both the phones are water resistant.
iPhone 8 Plus vs Galaxy S8 – Key Features Compared
When we compare both the phones, the Galaxy S8 may seem to be the better phone out of the two. The iPhone 8 almost looks identical to the iPhone 7 with replacement to the back with a glass instead of the metal. If you are looking for a more futuristic phone, the iPhone X is the phone for you.
The iPhone 8 Plus and the Galaxy S8 have glass backs. This allows both the phone to be capable of wireless charging. Samsung has supported wireless charging for some time. The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X are the first phones of Apple to support this feature.
Processor and Memory
Both the phones are very powerful. Samsung Galaxy S8 comes packed with a Snapdragon 835 processor accompanied by a memory of 4GB of RAM. The Apple iPhone 8 Plus is powered by a Bionic A11 chip that is built using the 10-nm manufacturing process, which is used in the Exynos 8895 and Snapdragon 835 as well.
The memory on the iPhone 8 Plus was not revealed at the unveiling but it can be expected to be 2 or 3 GB.
Comparing the displays, both the phones go in opposite directions. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will have a 5.7-inch AMOLED display that extends right to the edge like the newly released iPhone X. The Quad HD resolution display help in supporting HDR content found in Netflix, Prime video, and YouTube.
The iPhone 8 Plus display sticks with the IPS LCD panel. The panel supports 1080p and a resolution just above 720p.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a rear camera with 12 mega pixels and an aperture of f/1.7. The camera on the S8 is easy to use, accurate and capable of taking natural looking photos. The iPhone 8 Plus is equipped with a 12-mega pixel dual camera that comes with an aperture of f/1.8 and f/2.8.
Apple says its iPhone 8 camera comes with a better auto focus, bigger sensor and built in noise reduction. The iPhone 8 Plus also come with a new feature called Portrait Lighting mode that adjusts the lighting on a portrait image.
What is the Difference Between iPhone 8 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S8?
Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Galaxy S8
|Typical design||Edge to Edge screen|
|5.5 inch LCD Retina||5.8 inch Super AMOLED QHD+|
|Dimensions and Weight|
|78.1×158.4×7.5 mm, 202 grams||68.1×148.9×8 mm, 155 grams|
|Resolution and Pixel density
|1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 ppi||2960 x 1440 pixels, 570 ppi|
|7 megapixels, f/2.2||8 megapixels, f/1.7|
|12 MP wide angle lens, f/1.8 aperture, 12 MP telephoto, f/2.8 supports OIS, 4K Video recording||12 MP, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, UHD [email protected] Video recording|
|A11 Bionic Chip, septa core||Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895, 10nm, octacore, 2.45 GHz|
|Not stated. Lasts about the same as iPhone 7 Plus||3000 mAh|
|No, Touch ID||Iris Scanner and Finger Print Sensor|
|Head Phone Jack