Samsung Galaxy S8 VS Apple iPhone 7, which one to buy? Galaxy S8 is a very great device that Samsung really put so much effort into. It has the right features in the right places and it offers a very standard performance.
This device is one of the best device from Samsung so far but can this smartphone match up to the iPhone 7 by Apple? Apple has been known for their creative and exceptional devices and this is one of the most affordable Apple device. Please lets find out more about these devices.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Apple iPhone 7 : Design
The S8 has a metal curvy body that’s easy to use. The smartphone has a curved rear that is a bit similar to the S7. It has a glass on it that shimmers as light hits it. The fingerprint sensor of this device is located at the back. While the iPhone 7 is built with Aluminum, but it is smooth to touch without being slippery.
Its design looks a bit similar to the 6 & 6s but it attracts fingerprints. This smartphone’s antenna bands tastefully curve around the ends and the camera and is more rounded compared to other iPhones. It also has a fingerprint identity sensor that makes it easy for you to get into your device. The S8 weighs 155g while the iPhone 7 weighs less at 138g.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Apple iPhone 7: Display
The S8 sports a tall 5.8-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 570. While, the iPhone 7 sports a 4.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 750 x 1334 Pixels in resolution and 326ppi.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Apple iPhone 7 : Software and Hardware
The S8 houses a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset with an Octa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.3GHz. The S8 has 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space.
While the iPhone 7 houses the Apple A10 Fusion, chipset with dual-core processor clocking at 2.37GHz. In the RAM department, the iPhone 7 has 2GB and 32GB/128GB/256G storage space.
For the Software, the S8 runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. While the iPhone 7 runs on the iOS 10 operating system. Both are upgradeable to latest OS.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Apple iPhone 7 : Camera
The S8 has a rear camera setup of 12MP with a front/Selfie camera of 8 megapixels. While the iPhone 7 has a camera set up of 12MP with a great front camera of 7MP with f/2.2 aperture.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Apple iPhone 7 : Battery
The S8 is powered by a 3000mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast battery charging. While the iPhone 7 is powered by a 1960mah Non-removable Li-lon battery but it doesn’t charge fast.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Apple iPhone 7 : Verdict
Both smartphones are powerful with very impressive performances. However, the iPhone 7 is a bit better than the S8, this is because Apple A10 cannot be compared to the Snapdragon 835 which makes the iPhone 7 a more sophisticated smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Apple iPhone 7 Specs Comparison
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S8||Apple iPhone 7|
|Announced||March, 2017||September, 2016|
|Released||April, 2017||September, 2016|
|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 LTE : 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)
| LTE band 800 / 850 /
900 / 1800 /1900 / 2100 /2600 MHz
LTE : 700 MHz Class 13, LTE : 700 MHz Class 17, LTE : 1700 / 2100
MHz, LTE-TDD : 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD : 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD : 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD : 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE : AWS (B4) LTE : 700 MHz (B12)
LTE : 800 MHz (B18), LTE : 800 MHz
(B19), LTE : 800 MHz (B20)
LTE : 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE : 800 MHz (B26)
LTE : 800 MHz SMR (B27)
LTE : 700 MHz APT (B28)
LTE : 700 MHz De (B29)
LTE : 2300 MHz (B30)
|SIM Count||Single SIM||Single SIM|
|Type||Metal + Glass||Aluminium Alloy|
|Dimensions||148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm||138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm|
|Colours||Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red||Glossy jet black, matte black, gold, silver, rose gold|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1440 x 2960 pixels||750 x 1334 pixels|
|Colors||16M colors||16M colors|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive||Capacitive|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 3D curved glass screen, fingerprint|| Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, 625 cd/m2 1400:1 contrast, ratio
coating LED-backlit Ion Strengthened Glass
|2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps||2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps|
White balance settings
White balance settings
|Yes, dual-LED||Yes, Quad-LED|
|f/1.7||F1.8 – F2.2|
|Android 7.0 Nougat||iOS 10|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 835|| Apple A10 Fusion
|CPU||Octa-core 2.3GHz||Quad-Core 2.37Ghz|
|GPU (Graphics)||Qualcomm Adreno 540||6-Core GPU|
|Yes, Up to 512GB||No|
|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-Ion 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
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Apple iPhone 7 Price
|Starting From||$499 – $599||$499 – $599|
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