Key Difference – Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The key difference between iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is that the Galaxy Note 8 comes with a bigger display and a higher resolution while the iPhone X come with higher efficiency and performance. Let us take a closer look at both the devices and see how they compare and what they have to offer.
Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8
When Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was released, it was one of the best phones that you could buy. Now Apple has released its iPhones and somewhat spoilt the party of Samsung. Although the Apple iPhone X does not come with a stylus, it has seen an upgrade in every other way. Let us take a closer look at both the devices and see what they have to offer and how they compare with each other.
The Samsung Galaxy is one of the biggest phones that you can buy. The iPhone X comes with a screen size of 5.8 inches, but the screen size may not reveal the whole story. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 significantly bigger than the iPhone X and comes with remarkably more pixels. The dimensions are bigger when compared with the iPhone X.
The Note 8 and the iPhone X feature excellent displays. iPhone X comes with its first OLED screen ditching the IPS LCD for the first time. The Note 8 comes with a better resolution when compared with the iPhone X. Numerically, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will win over the iPhone X in resolution and size.
The iPhone X is powered by the new A11 bionic chip which is smart and powerful. It has 4.3 billion transistors and gives a good run for Note 8’s Snapdragon 835 processor. The Note 8 is powered by a memory of 6GB of RAM. Apple has usually been limited when it comes to RAM. But, Apple is helped by the iOS optimization the A11 chip comes with and the Apple designed GPU that has three cores to boosts the game.
The battery on both the devices almost seems to be the same. Both the phones can support wireless charging. The Note 8 comes with a battery life of 3300 mAh.
Both the devices support storage of 64 GB. iPhone X comes with a storage of 256 GB, which is not available with Note 8. But, the Note 8 comes with a microSD card that will help you upgrade storage to a higher value.
Note 8 has a slightly better aperture when compared with the iPhone X. The iPhone X comes with the portrait mode while the Note 8 offers Live focus. The Note 8 has the ability to adjust the background blur, which is not available with the iPhone X. But, the iPhone X come with a new feature called Portrait lighting which creates various instances of studio lightings when portraits are shot.
The iPhone X is able to shoot with 4K at 60 fps while the Note 8 can shoot at 30 fps. The iPhone X can shoot at slow motion at 1080p at 240 fps while the Note 8 can only support it at 720p.
The Apple iPhone X comes with an improve image signal processor, comes with lighting and auto focus improvement. The Note 8’s camera is also impressive. The iPhone’s bionic A11 chip has a neural engine that can perform over 600 million operations per second. This will be used to help with face ID, augmented reality and Animoji.
AR and VR
Note 8 does not provide much AR benefits. Google ARCore will help the phone take advantage of this technology. But, it is yet to be seen on how it will compare with Apple’s AR kit. The Note 8 comes with better VR experience compare with iPhone X.
The home button has been eliminated from the iPhone X. It does not support touch ID. It has Face ID, which uses True Depth camera technology to create a unique facial map. Note 8 can be unlocked with the fingerprint, face and the retina.
The iPhone X come with a price tag of 999 dollar compared with Note 8’s 930-dollar price tag. Although the prices of both the devices are very high, The Note 8 is slightly cheaper than the Apple’s iPhone X.
Apple iPhone X vs Galaxy Note 8
|Edge to edge screen||Edge to Edge screen|
|Face ID||Fingerprint Scanner, Face Recognition|
|5.8 inches OLED||6.3 inches QHD+ Super AMOLED|
|Dimensions and Weight|
|143.51 x 70.87 x 7.62 mm, 174 grams||162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm, 195 grams|
|Resolution and Pixel density
|2960 x 1440 pixels, 458 ppi||2436 x 1125 pixels, 521 ppi|
|Dual 12 megapixels, dual optical image stabilization, f/1.8 and f/2.4, 2X optical zoom, wide angle telephoto cameras||Dual 12 megapixels, dual optical image stabilization, f/1.7 and f/2.4, 2X optical zoom, wide angle telephoto cameras|
|A11 bionic Chip, septa core||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 10nm, octacore, 2.45 GHz|