Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus VS. Apple iPhone 8 Plus

September 12, 2019
                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy S8 plus is better.

We consider Samsung Galaxy S8 plus a better phone in this review of iPhone 8 plus vs galaxy S8 plus as it has more battery power, faster CPU speed, higher pixel density, 1GB more RAM memory, higher resolution, bigger screen, more megapixels (front camera) and has external memory slot.

Apple iPhone 8 plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: DESIGN

We have the following design review of Samsung galaxy S8 plus vs iPhone 8 plus;

Thickness; iPhone 8 Plus is 7.5mm while Samsung S8 plus is 8.1mm

Width; iPhone 8 Plus is 78.1mm while Samsung S8 plus is 73.4mm

Weight; iPhone 8 Plus is 202g while Samsung S8 plus is 173g

Resistance; both phones are dustproof and water resistant.

Height; iPhone 8 Plus is 158.4mm while Samsung S8 plus is 159.5mm

Bottom line: Samsung S8 plus is better

Apple iPhone 8 plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: DISPLAY

In terms of display, we have the following comparison of iPhone 8 plus vs galaxy S8;

Display type; iPhone 8 Plus has IPS LCD while Samsung S8 plus has super AMOLED

Pixel density; iPhone 8 Plus has 401ppi while Samsung S8 plus has 531ppi

Screen protection; Samsung S8 plus has Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Screen size; iPhone 8 Plus is 5.5” whereas Samsung S8 plus is 6.2”

Screen resolution; iPhone 8 Plus has Full HD (1080 x 1920px) while Samsung S8 plus has 1440 x 2960px

Touch screen; iPhone 8 Plus has 3D Touch Touchscreen, Multi-touch whereas Samsung S8 plus has capacitive Touchscreen, multi-touch.

Bottom line: Samsung S8 plus is better.

Apple iPhone 8 plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

The following is the review of S8+ vs iPhone 8 plus;

Chipset; iPhone 8 Plus has Apple A11 Bionic while Samsung S8 plus has Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895.

Graphics; iPhone 8 Plus has Apple GPU (three-core graphics) whereas Samsung S8 plus has Mali-G71 MP20.

Processor; iPhone 8 Plus has Hexa-core (2.39GHz, Dual-core, Monsoon + 1.42GHz, Quad-core, Mistral) while Samsung S8 plus has Octa-core (2.3GHz, Quad-core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A53)

Coprocessor; iPhone 8 Plus has M11

Architecture; both phones support 64 bit

RAM; iPhone 8 Plus has 3GB while Samsung S8 plus has 4GB

User available storage; iPhone 8 Plus has up to 53GB whereas Samsung S8 plus has up to 52.3GB

Internal memory; each phone has 64GB

Expandable memory; Samsung S8 plus has up to 256GB

Bottom line: Samsung S8 plus is better.

Apple iPhone 8 plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: CAMERA

In terms of camera we have the following comparison of iPhone 8 plus vs S8 plus;

Features; iPhone 8 Plus has 10 x digital zoom, 2 x optical zoom, auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus while Samsung S8 plus has Wide Angle selfie.

Image resolution; iPhone 8 Plus has 4608 x 2592px while Samsung S8 plus has 4000 x 300px

Sensor; iPhone 8 Plus has BSI whereas Samsung S8 plus has Exmor-RS CMOS

Video recording features; iPhone 8 Plus has optical image stabilization

Shooting modes; iPhone 8 Plus has Continuous shooting, HDR and Burst whereas Samsung S8 plus has continuous shooting and HDR.

Resolution (front camera); iPhone 8 Plus has 7MP whereas Samsung S8 plus has 8MP

Optical image stabilization; both phones have this feature.

Flash; iPhone 8 Plus has Retina while Samsung S8 plus has screen

Video recording; each phone has 1920×1080 @ 30fps

Bottom line: iPhone 8 Plus is better.

Apple iPhone 8 plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: MULTIMEDIA

The following is the sound comparison features of S8 plus vs iPhone 8 plus;

Stereo speakers; iPhone 8 Plus has stereo speakers

Loudspeaker; both phones have loudspeakers

Audio jack; iPhone 8 Plus has lighting while Samsung S8 plus has 3.5mm

Bottom line: iPhone 8 Plus is better.

Apple iPhone 8 plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: BATTERY

Capacity; iPhone 8 Plus has 2675mAh whereas Samsung S8 plus has 3500mAh

Talk time; iPhone 8 Plus has up to 21h (3G) whereas Samsung S8 plus has up to 24h (3G)

Quick charging; both phones support quick charging

Wireless charging; both phones support wireless charging.

Bottom line: Samsung S8 plus is better.

Apple iPhone 8 plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Wi-Fi; each phone has 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

Bluetooth; each phone has v5.0

Volte; both phones have volte

USB; both phones have USB connectivity

NFC; the two phones have NFC

GPS; both phones have GPS with A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors; the two phones have light, proximity, accelerometer, barometer, compass and gyro

Bottom line: both phones have the same features.

Conclusion

In this review of galaxy S8 plus vs iPhone 8, Samsung S8 plus is better as it has an array of great features.