Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 8 versus Samsung Galaxy S8

design options

Device type:

Smart phone

Smart phone

OS:

Android

Android

Form factor:

Candybar

Candybar

Dimensions:

6.40 x 2.94 x 0.33 inches (162.5 x 74.6 x 8.5 mm) mm

5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm) mm

Features:

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch), Stylus

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)

Rugged:

Water, Dust resistant

Water, Dust resistant

IP certified:

IP 68

IP 68

Colors:

Data:

LTE-A, HSPA

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

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

EDGE, GPRS

Nano SIM:

Weight:

5.36 oz (152 g) g

Materials:

Main body: Glass; Accents: Aluminum

Keys:

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

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

HD Voice:

Global Roaming:

display options

Physical size:

6.3 inches

5.8 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2960 pixels

1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density:

522 ppi

570 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

82.98 %

84.26 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Capacitive, Multi-touch

camera info

Camera:

12 megapixels

12 megapixels

Flash:

LED

Optical zoom:

2.0 x

Hardware Features:

Dual-camera (13-megapixel), Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)

Software Features:

Manual focus, RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, 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

Settings:

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

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

Shooting Modes:

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

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

Camcorder:

3840x2160 (4K)

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, 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

Front-facing camera:

8 megapixels

8 megapixels

Aperture size:

F1.7

Focal length (35mm equivalent):

26 mm

Camera sensor size:

1/2.55"

Pixel size:

1.4 μm

Features:

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

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD)

hardware info

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

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

Graphics processor:

Adreno 540

Adreno 540

System memory:

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

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

Built-in storage:

64 GB

64 GB

Maximum User Storage:

53 GB

Storage expansion:

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 GB

battery info

Capacity:

3300 mAh

3000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Not user replaceable, Li - Ion

Fast Charge:

Wireless charging:

Built-in

Built-in (Qi, Powermat)

Talk time:

29.00 hours

Stand-by time:

13.4 days (321 hours)

Internet use:

3G:

11 hours

LTE:

12 hours

Wi-Fi:

14 hours

Music playback:

67.00 hours

multimedia info

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

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:

16.00 hours

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

phone features info

Sensors:

Accelerometer

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

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

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

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

connectivity info

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

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

Wi-Fi Direct:

USB:

USB 3.1

Connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

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:

NFC, ANT+, 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:

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

availability info

Officially announced:

29 Mar 2017

regulatory approval info

FCC approval:

Date approved:

06 Apr 2017

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.49 W/kg

Body:

0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.46 W/kg

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