Compare Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Apple iPhone 7

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Samsung Galaxy S8+
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Network, supported bands and technologies
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTEGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1660, A1778
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1660, A1778
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)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) - A1660, A1778
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 MbpsHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
 CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - A1660
Release date
First presented2017, March 2016, September
StatusSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2017, April 21stSoon to arrive. Exp. release 2016, September 16
Size and Dimensions
Measurements159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
Weight173 g (6.10 oz)138 g (4.87 oz)
DesignCorning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Nano-SIM
 - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes- IP67 certified - resistible to water and dust- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Display (type and size)
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsLED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.2 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels 750 x 1334 pixels
MultitouchYesYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
 - 3D Touch (home button only)- Always-on display- TouchWiz UI- Wide Gamut display- 3D Touch display & home button- Display (type and size) Zoom
System and processor information
OSAndroid OS, v7.0iOS 10
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - US modelExynos 8895 Octa - EMEAApple A10 Fusion
Central processing unitOcta-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - US modelOcta-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEAQuad-core
Graphics processing unitAdreno 540 - US model(six-core graphics)
Memory bank
Slot for memory cardmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM modelmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model No
Built-in 4 GB RAM 64 GB32/128/256 GB, GB, 2 GB RAM
Camera
Primary12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash12 MP, f/1.8, phase detection autofocus, OIS, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
Features1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 ľm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panoramaGeo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, quick tap focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps
Secondary8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, dual video call, Auto HDR7 MP, f/2.2, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
Sound
Different alarm typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration, proprietary ringtones
Main speaker
3.5mm jack
 - 24-bit/192kHz audio- noise cancellation feature- noise cancellation feature- 3.5 mm to lightning headphone adapter incl.
Communication
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP, LE, aptXv4.2, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFCYesYes (Apple Pay only)
RadioNo No
USBv3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connectorv2.0, reversible connector
Features
SensorsIris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, heart rate monitor, SpO2Fingerprint recognition, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IMiMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
BrowserHTML5 HTML5 (Safari)
JavaNoNo
 - Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)- quick battery charge- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)- ANT+ support- S-Voice dictation and cammands recognition- MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player- Photo/video editor- Document editor- Siri dictation and cammands recognition- iCloud cloud service- MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player- MP4/H.264 player- Audio/video/photo editor- Document editor
Battery
 Built-in Li-Ion 3500 mAh batteryBuilt-in Li-Ion battery
Talk timeUp to 14 h (3G)
Music playerUp to 40 h
Other
ColorsMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple GoldJet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold