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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung made Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus official in a Samsung unpacked event on March 29. Flagship Galaxy S8 goes against upcoming iPhone 8 from Apple and will be its toughest competitor.

In this comparison we compare specs of Samsung Galaxy S8 to rumored iPhone 8 Specs. We have also introduced Galaxy S7 in the comparison to give you an idea about new features and improvements that Galaxy s8 brings over Galaxy S7.

The spec comparison shows the strength of Samsung’s latest Flagship offering over upcoming iPhone 8, though these are rumored yet highly probable specs leaked from many sources.


  • Samsung Galaxy S8iPhone 8Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Pricing Pricing
    Rs 57,900 Starts at $769 Around $699 in US


  • Samsung Galaxy S8iPhone 8Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Release Date Release Date
    29th, March 2017 Not announced yet Launched on 21 Feb 2016
  • Available in Markets Available in Markets
    Available in India as Flipkart Exclusive Rumoured Globally


  • Samsung Galaxy S8iPhone 8Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Network Network
    GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • SIM Type SIM Type
    Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano SIM Nano-SIM
  • HD Voice HD Voice
    Yes Facetime Yes
  • Mobile Data Mobile Data
    2G/3G/4G LTE 2G/3G/4G LTE 2G / 3G / LTE
    NFC, MST NFC Yes
  • Bluetooth support Bluetooth support
    v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX v4.2, A2DP, LE 4.2
  • USB Type USB Type
    v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector v3.2, reversible connector USB 2.0
  • Wi-Fi Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
  • Other Connectivity Other Connectivity
    GPS GPS and GLONASS, DLNA, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync


  • Samsung Galaxy S8iPhone 8Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Device Type Device Type
    Smartphone Smartphone Smartphone
  • Body Material Body Material
    Sleek Metal body with Infinity display Metal body Aluminum, Glass
  • Dimensions Dimensions:
    148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight Weight
    155g 152 gm
  • Color Variants Color Variants
    Arctic Silver, Orchid Grey, Black Sky, Maple Gold, and Coral Blue Black, Gray, White, Gold


  • Samsung Galaxy S8iPhone 8Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Display Size Display Size
    5.8-inch Infinity Display 4.7, 5.5 and 5.8inch 5.1-inch
  • Display Resolution Display Resolution
    18:9, QHD+ (2960 x 1440p) 1920 x 1310 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • PPI Density PPI Density
    570 576
  • Display Type Display Type
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Curved OLED Super AMOLED
  • Display Protection Display Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 5 front and back panel Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Display Features Display Features
    Multitouch, Always-on display multitouch


  • Samsung Galaxy S8iPhone 8Samsung Galaxy S7
  • OS Version OS Version
    Android Nougat 7.0, Samsung Grace UX; Bixby virtual assistant; Smart Connect, Smart Connect Home iOS 10 Android 6.0 Marshmallow


  • Samsung Galaxy S8iPhone 8Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Camera Resolution Camera Resolution
    12 MP with Dual Autofocus Pixels Dual 12 MP Camera 12 MP
  • Camera sensor Camera sensor
  • Aperture size Aperture size
    F/1.7 F/1.7
  • Flash Flash
    Quad-LED True Tone flash LED
  • Focal length Focal length
    26 mm
  • Video recording Video recording Features
    [email protected] 4K video recording 3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps); High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Still Imaging Features Still Imaging Features
    Dual pixel phase detection autofocus, OIS; multi-shot image stacking touch focus, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Self-timer, Autofocus (Phase detection), Touch to focus, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, RAW image capture, Scenes, Effects
  • Selfie Camera Selfie Camera
    8MP AF, f/1.7 7 MP 5 MP
  • Selfie Camera Features Selfie Camera Features
    1440p/30fps video recording f/2.2, 31mm, [email protected], face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular HDR


  • Samsung Galaxy S8iPhone 8Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Processor Processor
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 / Samsung Exynos 9 chipset (8895) Apple A11 Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 / Quad-Core Snapdragon 820
    Adreno 540 / Mali™-G71 ARM Mali-T880 MP12 / Adreno 530
    4 GB RAM 3-4GB RAM 4 GB
  • In-Built Storage In-Built Storage
    64GB (UFS 2.1) 32/128/256GB 32/64 GB
  • MicroSD card support MicroSD card support
    Yes, via microSD up to 256GB no Yes, up to 200 GB
  • Sensors Sensors
    Iris scanner, fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 Touch ID fingerprint sensor,Barometer,Three-axis gyro,Accelerometer,Proximity sensor & Ambient light sensor Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall, Barometer
  • Battery Capacity Battery Capacity
    3000mAh, Li-Ion battery 3000 mAh
  • Fast Charging Fast Battery Charging
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging
    Yes yes Optional
  • User replaceable User replaceable
    non-removable No No

Special Features

  • Samsung Galaxy S8iPhone 8Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Dust Resistant Dust Resistant
    Yes Yes Yes, IP68
  • Fingerprint Scanner Fingerprint Scanner
    Yes Yes Touch
  • Iris Scanner Iris Scanner
    Yes yes No
  • Water Resistant Water Resistant
    Yes Yes Yes, IP68
  • Other Special Features Other Special Features
    Face recognition, Iris scanner with Samsung Knox, Force touch, IP68 dust and water resistant, Samsung Pay, Samsung DeX, Bixby Virtual assistant, Earphones tuned by AKG

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