Features Key features of the Galaxy S8  vs iPhone 7 Plus 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy S8
2960 x 1440
iPhone 7 Plus
1920 x 1080


camera resolution

Galaxy S8
12 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

View of Samsung Galaxy S8

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S8

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Much higher resolution 2960 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 More than 2x higher resolution
Significantly sharper screen 567 ppi vs 400 ppi More than 40% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly lighter 152 g vs 188 g Around 20% lighter
Supports multitasking Yes vs No Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
More RAM 4 GB vs 3 GB Around 35% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Bigger screen 5.8" vs 5.5" More than 5% bigger screen
View of Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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Store much more stuff 256 GB vs 64 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Thinner 7.3 mm vs 8 mm Around 10% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S8  vs
iPhone 7 Plus 
Size 5.8" 5.5"
Resolution 2960 x 1440 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 567 ppi 400 ppi


Clock speed 2.35 GHz 2.34 GHz
Internal storage 64 GB 256 GB

photo & video

Camera 12 MP 12 MP
Resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 8 MP 7 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps


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

form factor

Galaxy S8  vs
iPhone 7 Plus 
Weight 152 g 188 g
Thickness 8 mm 7.3 mm
Size 68.1 x 148.9 x 8 mm 77.9 x 158.2 x 7.3 mm


Has an assisted GPS No Yes


Supports FM radio No No


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


Capacity 3,000 mA·h 2,900 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy S8
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