Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note8

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Samsung Galaxy Note8

Samsung Galaxy Note8
$1,046 (Rs. 110,175)
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note8
Also Known As Unofficial preliminary specifications. Product image for illustrative purposes. Also known as Samsung Galaxy Note8 Duos with Dual SIM card slots.

General

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note8
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Announced Not announced yet 2017, August
Status Rumored Available. Released 2017, September
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 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), 29(700), 30(2300)
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), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
LTE
SIM Nano-SIM
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Stylus
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

Body

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note8
Dimensions 6.1 mm thickness 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight - 195 g (6.88 oz)

Display

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note8
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.8 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels (~380 ppi pixel density) 6.3 inches (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio), 1440 x 2960 pixels (~521 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Sapphire crystal glass, oleophobic coating
- 3D Touch display & home button
- Display Zoom
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- HDR10 compliant
- 3D Touch (home button only)
- Always-on display

Sound

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note8
Alert Types Vibration, proprietary ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes
3.5mm Jack No
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Yes
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Memory

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note8
Card Slot No microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal 32/128/256 GB, GB, 4 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM

Data

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note8
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
NFC Yes (Apple Pay only) Yes
USB v3.0, reversible connector; magnetic connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Camera

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note8
Primary Dual 12 MP, (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash Dual 12 MP (26mm, f/1.7, PDAF & 52mm, f/2.4, AF), OIS, autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features 1/3" sensor size @ 28mm, 1/3.6" sensor size @ 56mm, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) 1/2.55" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size @ 26 mm1/3.6" sensor size, 1.0 µm pixel size @ 52 mmGeo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary 7 MP, f/1.8, 32mm, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1/3.6" sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR

Features

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note8
OS iOS 11 Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Chipset Apple A11 Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEAQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - USA & China
CPU Quad-core Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEAOcta-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
GPU Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEAAdreno 540 - USA & China
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5
Radio No No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Java No No
Colors Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only)
- Wireless charging
- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- iCloud cloud service
- MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player
- MP4/H.264 player
- Audio/video/photo editor
- Document editor
- Samsung Desktop Experience support
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
- ANT+ support
- Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor

Battery

Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note8
Non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh battery (11.1 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
Talk Time Up to 22 h (3G)
Music Play Up to 74 h

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