Select the smartphones that you want to compare

Smartphone 1

Remove

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Smartphone 2

Remove

Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Smartphone 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2017, August | 2016, September
  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm | 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 195 g | 188 g
  • Screen: 6.3", Super AMOLED | 5.5", LED-backlit IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Dual, 12 MP | Dual, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP | Single, 7 MP
  • Memory: 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM | 32/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3300 mAh | 2900 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | No
  • Approximate price: 550 EUR | 690 EUR

Continue reading and check the table below for full detailed comparison of all phones specs .


Common features
Release date 2017 2016
Dimensions (HxWxD) 162.5 Х 74.8 Х 8.6 mm 158.2 Х 77.9 Х 7.3 mm
Weight 195 g 188 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Front glass, body
Colors Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only) Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Red
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 74 h
Stand by time - Up to 384 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 21 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 60 h
Approximate price 550 EUR 690 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Chipset - Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
- Apple A10 Fusion (16 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
- Quad-core 2.34 GHz (2x Hurricane + 2x Zephyr)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
Adreno 540 - USA & China
PowerVR Series7XT Plus (six-core graphics)
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only No
Internal memory 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM 32/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu score 204196 181234
GeekBench Single Core 1792 3441
GeekBench Multi-Core 6277 5797
GeekBench RenderScript 9051
GeekBench Battery 3822 2329

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED LED-backlit IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.3" inc 5.5" inc
Screen area 101.1 cm2 83.4 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.2% 67.7%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px 1080 x 1920 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 521 PPI 401 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Other specs - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
- Wide color gamut
-3D Touch display & home button
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
-12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/3'', OIS, PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.8, 56mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 2x optical zoom, AF
Functions LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps
DxOMark Main Score 94 88
DxOMark Photo 100 89
DxOMark Video 84 84
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 7 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR Face detection, HDR
Video 1440p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - 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), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1661, A1784 
CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1661
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1661, A1784 
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO & TD-SCDMA - A1661
-4G - 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), 27(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1661, A1784
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 4.2, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation SAR - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.19 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 1.24 W/kg (head)     1.00 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes No
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other extras
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
-Stylus

- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
-Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Versions
- Versions: N950F (Single SIM: Europe, Australia); N950FD (Global Dual SIM: Europe, LATAM, Brazil; Australia); N950U/U1 (USA); N950W (Canada); N9500 (China); N950N (South Korea) Also known as Samsung Ga

Share on Share on

Comments and opinions about comparison between - Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - Apple iPhone 7 Plus -

Do Not Enter