Apple iPhone 8 Plus VS Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, which is powerful. These two great smartphones were released in the Year 2017 by their manufacturers respectively, Samsung’s release of the S8 Plus which is the higher variant of the S8 set the bar for great smartphone designs and despite the fact that the S8 Plus has a great design, all eyes where on Apple to deliver something far better than the S8 Plus which brought about the release of the which is an higher model of the iPhone 8. Both smartphones has numerous interesting features which brings us to pitching them together and finding out if the iPhone 8 Plus is a match to the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus : Design
The 8 Plus comes in an Aluminum Alloy and glass body, this glass body of this phone curves slightly at the edges and it blends into the familiar 7000-series aluminium rim, with a front Touch ID. While the S8 Plus has a Metal body and it has a curved front and back which makes it feel comfortable in the palms. This device also has a nearly bezel-less front face that eliminates the left and right borders with a gently curved screen. The fingerprint of this smartphone can be found at the back next to the camera lens. The 8 Plus weighs 202g, while the S8 Plus weighs less at 173g.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus : Display
The 8 Plus sports a 5.5-inch FHD IPS LCD LED-backlit capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 401. While, the S8 Plus sports a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1440 x 2960 Pixels in resolution and 529ppi.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus : Software and Hardware
The 8 Plus houses the Apple A11 Bionic chipset with an Hexa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.39GHz. The smartphone has 3GB RAM and 64GB/256GB storage space.
While the S8 Plus houses the Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8895 chipset with Octa-core processor clocking at 2.3GHz. In the RAM department, the S8 Plus has 4GB and 64GB storage space.
For the Software, the iPhone 8 Plus runs on the iOS 11 operating system. While the S8 Plus runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. Both will receive latest updates.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus : Camera
The 8 Plus has a dual rear camera setup of 12MP + 12MP and a front/Selfie camera of 7 megapixels. While the S8 Plus has a single rear camera set up of 12MP with a great front camera of 8MP with f/1.7 aperture.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus : Battery
Powering the 8 Plus is a 3430mah Non-removeable Li-Po battery with fast battery charging. While the S8 Plus is powered by a 3500mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast charging.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus : Verdict
They are both nice smartphones with amazing specs and features. However, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is simply the best in terms of design asides from the fact that it offers an incredible performance which makes it outmatch the iPhone 8 Plus in so many ways and you also get far more value for your money compared to the iPhone 8 Plus.
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specs Comparison
|Model||Apple iPhone 8 Plus||Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus|
|Announced||September, 2017||March, 2017|
|Released||November, 2017||April, 2017|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network|| LTE band 1, 2, 3,
4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20,
25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, TDD-LTE:
Bands 34, 38, 39,40, 41
| LTE band 700 MHz Class
13, LTE : 700 MHz Class 17, LTE :
1700 / 2100 MHz LTE : 800 /900 /1900 /1800 /2100 /2600 MHz, LTE-
TDD : 1900 MHz (B39), LTE-TDD :
2300 MHz (B40), LTE-TDD : 2500
MHz (B41), LTE-TDD : 2600 MHz
(B38), LTE : 700 MHz (B28)
|SIM Count||Single SIM||Single SIM|
|Type||Aluminum alloy + Glass||Metal + Glass|
|Dimensions||158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm||159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm|
|Colours||Gold, Silver, Space Grey||Black, Silver, Gold, Blue, Gray|
|Display Type||FHD IPS LCD LED-backlit capacitive touchscreen||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels||1440 x 2960 pixels|
|Colors||16M colors||16M colors|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive||Capacitive|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, oleophobic coating|| Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 3D curved glass
|12MP + 12MP||12MP|
|2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@240fps||2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps|
White balance settings
White balance settings
|Yes, Quad-LED||Yes, dual-LED|
|f/1.8 + f/2.8||f/1.7|
|22mm + 56mm||26mm|
|iOS 11||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Apple A11 Bionic||Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8895|
|CPU||Hexa-core 2.39GHz||Octa-core 2.3GHz|
|GPU (Graphics)||6-core GPU A11||ARM Mali-G71|
|No||Yes, Up to 256GB|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type-C||Yes, Type-C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-lon Battery||Li-lon Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Vibration, Ringtones||Vibration, Ringtones|
|MP3, WAV||MP3, WAV|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Price
|Starting From||$ 699 – $799||$599|
==> Disclaimer: Specifications, features & price shown for this device was inserted manually. We cannot guarantee that the info on this page is 100% correct. If you think that any information of this particular device is wrong or missing, please don’t hesitate to Contact Us.
Mobile Crypto Tech wants to hear from you, don’t forget to share and use the comment box below…