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HTC U12 life vs Samsung Galaxy S8 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2018, August | 2017, March
  • Dimensions: 158.5 x 75.4 x 8.3 mm | 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 175 g | 155 g
  • Screen: 6", | 5.8", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Dual, 16 MP | Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 13 MP | Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM | 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3600 mAh | 3000 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 300 EUR | 390 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2018 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 158.5 Х 75.4 Х 8.3 mm 148.9 Х 68.1 Х 8 mm
Weight 175 g 155 g
Body Build Plastic body Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Moonlight Blue, Twilight Purple Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red
Battery 3600 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 20 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 67 h
Approximate price 300 EUR 390 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm) - Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
Processor CPU - Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 - 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
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 509 Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
Adreno 540 - USA & China
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 115123 202356
GeekBench Single Core 1345 1763
GeekBench Multi-Core 4918 6028
GeekBench RenderScript 8798
GeekBench Battery 3410

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6" inc 5.8" inc
Screen area 92.9 cm2 84.8 cm2
Screen format 18:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 77.7% 83.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2160 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 402 PPI 570 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 16 MP, Dual 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -16 MP, f/2.0, PDAF
-5 MP, depth sensor
-12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Functions Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front camera, selfie 13 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 13 MP, f/2.0 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1440p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 73
DxOMark Photo 71
DxOMark Video 75
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 40(2300), 66(1700/2100)
-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), 66(1700/2100), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation SAR - 0.44 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.27 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- Charging 5V/2A 10W

- 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)
Versions
- Versions: G950F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G950FD (Global Dual-SIM); G950U (USA Unlocked); G950A (AT&T); G950P (Sprint); G950T (T-Mobile); G950V (Verizon); G950R4 (US Cellular); G950W (Canada); G950

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