Features Key features of the Galaxy S8  vs S4 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy S8
2960 x 1440
Galaxy S4
1920 x 1080

memory

Galaxy S8
4 GB
Galaxy S4
2 GB

camera resolution

Galaxy S8
12 MP
Galaxy S4
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Much higher resolution 2960 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 More than 2x higher resolution
Significantly sharper screen 567 ppi vs 440 ppi Around 30% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Faster processor 2.35 GHz vs 1.9 GHz Around 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Bigger screen 5.8" vs 5" More than 15% bigger screen
More RAM 4 GB vs 2 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
More battery capacity 3,000 mA·h vs 2,600 mA·h More than 15% more battery capacity
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Lighter 130 g vs 152 g Around 15% lighter

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S8  vs S4 

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Galaxy S4

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S8  vs
S4 
Type AMOLED AMOLED
Size 5.8" 5"
Resolution 2960 x 1440 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 567 ppi 440 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.35 GHz 1.9 GHz
RAM 4 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 64 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
microSD
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 12 MP 13 MP
Resolution 12 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 8 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

Galaxy S8  vs
S4 
Weight 152 g 130 g
Thickness 8 mm 7.9 mm
Size 68.1 x 148.9 x 8 mm 69.8 x 136.6 x 7.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS No Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 7.0 Android 5.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

battery

Capacity 3,000 mA·h 2,600 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy S8
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