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Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Apple iPhone 8 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2018, February | 2017, September
  • Dimensions: 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm | 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 163 g | 148 g
  • Screen: 5.8", Super AMOLED | 4.7", LED-backlit IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Single, 12 MP | Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP | Single, 7 MP
  • Memory: 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM | 64/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3000 mAh | 1821 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | No
  • Approximate price: 490 EUR | 700 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2018 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 147.7 Х 68.7 Х 8.5 mm 138.4 Х 67.3 Х 7.3 mm
Weight 163 g 148 g
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue Silver, Space Gray, Gold, Red
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 14 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 40 h
Approximate price 490 EUR 700 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.0 (Oreo) iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Chipset - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
- Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China
- Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only No
Internal memory 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM 64/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu score 247256 232308
GeekBench Single Core 3288
GeekBench Multi-Core 8240
GeekBench RenderScript 8705
GeekBench Battery 3960

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED LED-backlit IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.8" inc 4.7" inc
Screen area 84.8 cm2 60.9 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.6% 65.4%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px 750 x 1334 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 570 PPI 326 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
-True-tone
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Single 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF -12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), OIS, PDAF
Functions LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
DxOMark Main Score 92
DxOMark Photo 93
DxOMark Video 90
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
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR Face detection, HDR, panorama
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 / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) 
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global, USA 
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
-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) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(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), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-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), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 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 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation SAR - 1.32 W/kg (head)     1.36 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.17 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only) 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)

- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min
-Qi wireless charging
-Siri natural language commands and dictation
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
-Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Versions
- Versions: G960F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G960F/DS (Europe, Global Dual-SIM); G960U (USA); G960W (Canada); G9600 (China, LATAM)

- Versions: A1863 (USA, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, China) A1905 (EMEA, UAE, LATAM, Canada, USA AT&T/T-Mobile, Singapore); A1906 (Japan)

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