Samsung Galaxy S8 VS S7 Edge, which is the best? The Galaxy S8 is a very brilliant smartphone that was manufactured by Samsung. This device is one of the most beautiful Samsung smartphone till date. Its so very easy to use and it has very nice features. However, we will compare it to the S7 Edge by the same makers of the Galaxy S8. Its an higher variant of the S7 with slight changes. This device was one of the best smartphones in 2016 before it was superseded by the S8 but no doubt its performance is still top-notch and it has great features like the water resistant, a great battery life, a cool display to mention a few. Please find out which is the best among these devices.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs S7 Edge : Design
The S8 is built with metal and it sports a curved rear which is similar to the S7. The glass of this smartphone shimmers as light hits it and it has a fingerprint sensor which is located at the back. While the S7 Edge has a metal and glass body also. This smartphone has a display curves that further away into its sides. It also has a 3D Thermo Forming on the rear and the phone also has an almost clean back with sloping curved edges also. The S8 weighs less at 155g, while the S7 Edge weighs 157g.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs S7 Edge: 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 S7 Edge sports a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1440 x 2560 Pixels in resolution and 534ppi.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs S7 Edge : 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 S7 Edge houses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 , chipset with Octa-core processor clocking at 2.15GHz. In the RAM department, the S7 Edge has 4GB and 32GB/64GB storage space.
For the Software, the Samsung Galaxy S8 runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. While the S7 Edge runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. They are both upgradeable to 8.1 Oreo.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs S7 Edge : Camera
The S8 has a rear camera setup of 12MP with a front/Selfie camera of 8 megapixels. While the S7 Edge has a camera set up of 12MP with a great front camera of 5MP with f/1.7 aperture.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs S7 Edge : Battery
The S8 is powered by a 3000mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast battery charging. While the S7 Edge is powered by a 3600mah Non-removable Li-lon battery with fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs S7 Edge : Verdict
Both smartphones are powerful with awesome performances which makes it a little bit difficult to pick the best but I think the S8 is a little bit better than the S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs S7 Edge Specs Comparison
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S8||Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge|
|Announced||March, 2017||February, 2016|
|Released||April, 2017||March, 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 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100),
5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700),
13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800),
20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700),
38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Single SIM||Dual SIM|
|Type||Metal + Glass||Metal + Glass|
|Dimensions||148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm||150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm|
|Colours||Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red||Gold, White, Silver, Pink|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1440 x 2960 pixels||1440 x 2560 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, Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
| 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps,
White balance settings
White balance settings
|Yes, dual-LED||Yes, LED|
|Android 7.0 Nougat||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|TouchWiz UI||TouchWiz UI|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 835||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.3GHz||Octa-core 2.15GHz|
|GPU (Graphics)||Qualcomm Adreno 540||Adreno 530|
|Yes, Up to 512GB||Yes, Up to 200GB|
|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 S7 Edge Price
|Starting From||$499 – $599||$399 – $499|
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