Features Key features of the Galaxy S8  vs iPhone 6 

screen size

Galaxy S8
5.8"
iPhone 6
4.7"

screen resolution

Galaxy S8
2960 x 1440
iPhone 6
1334 x 750

memory

Galaxy S8
4 GB
iPhone 6
1 GB

camera resolution

Galaxy S8
12 MP
iPhone 6
8 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

View of Samsung Galaxy S8

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S8

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Much higher resolution 2960 x 1440 vs 1334 x 750 More than 4.2x higher resolution
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Much sharper screen 567 ppi vs 325 ppi Around 75% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Much faster processor 2.35 GHz vs 1.4 GHz Around 70% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Noticeably bigger screen 5.8" vs 4.7" Around 25% bigger screen
Significantly more RAM 4 GB vs 1 GB 4x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Significantly more battery capacity 3,000 mA·h vs 1,810 mA·h More than 65% more battery capacity
Supports multitasking Yes vs No Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Higher resolution front camera 12 MP vs 8 MP 50% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 2x higher def video
Slightly longer standby time 19,296 min vs 14,976 min Around 30% longer standby time
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Store much more stuff 128 GB vs 64 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Lighter 129 g vs 152 g More than 15% lighter
Thinner 6.9 mm vs 8 mm Around 15% thinner

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S8  vs
iPhone 6 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.8" 4.7"
Resolution 2960 x 1440 1334 x 750
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 567 ppi 325 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.35 GHz 1.4 GHz
RAM 4 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Camera 12 MP 8 MP
Resolution 12 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 8 MP 1.2 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth

form factor

Galaxy S8  vs
iPhone 6 
Weight 152 g 129 g
Thickness 8 mm 6.9 mm
Size 68.1 x 148.9 x 8 mm 67 x 138.1 x 6.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS No Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 7.0 iOS 10
Multitasking Yes No
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps

battery

Standby time 19,296 min 14,976 min
Capacity 3,000 mA·h 1,810 mA·h
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