Samsung Galaxy S9 VS. Apple iPhone 8 Plus

                         

Compare Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S9
Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Model Name

Samsung Galaxy S9

SM-G960F, SM-G960, SM-G960F, SM-G960U, SM-G960W, SM-G9600, SM-G960U1, SM-G960N

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

A1864, A1897, A1898

Summary

Samsung Galaxy S9

4.6
4.6
4.5
4.4

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

4.7
4.5
4.3
4.2

Price

Samsung Galaxy S9

449.99

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Rating

Samsung Galaxy S9

4.1

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

4.1

Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S9

1

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

304

Network

Samsung Galaxy S9

GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

GSM / HSPA / LTE

Dimension

Samsung Galaxy S9

147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm (6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 in)

Weight

Samsung Galaxy S9

163 g (5.75 oz)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

202 g (7.13 oz)

Build

Samsung Galaxy S9

Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Front/back glass, aluminum frame

SIM

Samsung Galaxy S9

Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Nano-SIM

Display Type

Samsung Galaxy S9

Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size

Samsung Galaxy S9

5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~67.4% screen-to-body ratio)

Display Resolution

Samsung Galaxy S9

1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)

Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S9

Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.3

Chipset

Samsung Galaxy S9

Exynos 9810 (10 nm) – EMEAQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) – USA/LATAM, China

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)

CPU

Samsung Galaxy S9

Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEAOcta-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA/LATAM, China

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)

GPU

Samsung Galaxy S9

Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEAAdreno 630 – USA/LATAM, China

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Apple GPU (three-core graphics)

Internal Storage

Samsung Galaxy S9

64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

64/256 GB, 3 GB RAM

SD Card

Samsung Galaxy S9

microSD, up to 1 TB (uses shared SIM slot) – dual SIM model only

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

No

Camera Front

Samsung Galaxy S9
Apple iPhone 8 Plus

12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.8, 57mm (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom

Camera Front Specs

Samsung Galaxy S9

LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR

Camera Back

Samsung Galaxy S9
Apple iPhone 8 Plus

7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)

Camera Back Specs

Samsung Galaxy S9

Dual video call, Auto-HDR

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Face detection, HDR

WIFI

Samsung Galaxy S9

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot

Bluetooth

Samsung Galaxy S9

5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

5.0, A2DP, LE

Radio

Samsung Galaxy S9

FM radio (USA & Canada only)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

No

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S9

Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S9

1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.

Colors

Samsung Galaxy S9

Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Gold, Space Gray, Silver, Red