Compare Apple iPhone 8 versus Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

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Device type:

Smart phone

Smart phone

OS:

iOS

Android

Form factor:

Candybar

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.65 x 2.80 x 0.30 inches (143.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm) mm

5.99 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (152.1 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm) mm

Materials:

Main body: Glass; Accents: Stainless steel

Features:

Fingerprint (touch)

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)

Rugged:

Water, Dust resistant

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration resistant

IP certified:

IP 68

IP 68

Data:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

EDGE, GPRS

Weight:

7.34 oz (208 g) g

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

MIL-STD-810 certified:

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

Nano SIM:

HD Voice:

Global Roaming:

display options

Physical size:

5.8 inches

5.8 inches

Technology:

OLED

Super AMOLED

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Resolution:

1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density:

568 ppi

Screen-to-body ratio:

74.89 %

camera info

Camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Dual-camera, Autofocus

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)

Software Features:

Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Manual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Camcorder:

3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Flash:

LED

Aperture size:

F1.7

Focal length (35mm equivalent):

26 mm

Camera sensor size:

1/2.55"

Pixel size:

1.4 μm

Settings:

Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control

Shooting Modes:

Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Frames, Effects

Front-facing camera:

8 megapixels

Features:

Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD)

hardware info

System chip:

Apple A11

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Graphics processor:

Adreno 540

System memory:

3 GB RAM

4 GB RAM (Dual-channel, 1866 MHz) / LPDDR4

Built-in storage:

256 GB

64 GB

Processor:

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

Storage expansion:

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 GB

battery info

Type:

Not user replaceable

Not user replaceable, Li - Ion

Wireless charging:

Built-in

Built-in (Qi, Powermat)

Capacity:

4000 mAh

Fast Charge:

Talk time:

32.00 hours

Stand-by time:

5.0 days (120 hours)

Music playback:

113.00 hours

multimedia info

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Album art cover, Background playback

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

Proprietary

3.5mm

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

phone features info

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Haptic feedback

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Memo

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Hearing aid compatibility:

M4, T3

connectivity info

Bluetooth:

5.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, i

USB:

USB 3.1

Connector:

Proprietary

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment:

Apple Pay

Samsung Pay

Charging connector:

Proprietary

USB Type-C (reversible)

Positioning:

GPS, A-GPS

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Navigation:

Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation

Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Mobile hotspot:

Wi-Fi Direct:

availability info

Officially announced:

07 Aug 2017

shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 850

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