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Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Summary
90%
94%
Display

5.1" (12.95 cm)

QHD (2k), 576 PPI

5.8" (14.73 cm)

1440x2960 px, 568 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

Battery

3000 mAh

22 h talktime (3G)

3000 mAh

20 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.4/5 based on 31,366 ratings

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4.6/5 based on 21,780 ratings

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Best Prices
Rs. 43,400 @Amazon Buy
Not available in any other store
Rs. 47,999 @Amazon Buy
Rs. 51,000 @Flipkart Buy
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General
Launch Date

March 18, 2016 (Official)

May 5, 2017 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy S7

Galaxy S8

Operating System

Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)

Android v7.0 (Nougat)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 142.4 mm
Width: 69.6 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Height: 148.9 mm
Width: 68.1 mm
Thickness: 8.0 mm

Weight

152 grams

155 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Gold, Silver

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Burgundy Red

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1 meter), IP68

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Excellent
Screen Size

5.1 " (12.95 cm)

5.8 " (14.73 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels

1440 x 2960 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

Pixel Density

576 ppi

568 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v4

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

72.18 %

84.57 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

Processor

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M1 Mongoose + 1.6 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-T880 MP12

Mali-G71 MP20

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 24.4 GB

Up to 52.3 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Excellent
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP Primary Camera

12 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

yes

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Touch to focus

8 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 240 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps

Video Recording Features

Dual Video Recording

Front Camera
Resolution

5 MP Front Camera

8 MP Front Camera

Sensor

CMOS

Autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.7

Flash

no  No

yes Screen flash

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3000 mAh

3000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 22 Hours(3G)

Up to 20 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 450 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 9)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 450 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 9)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.322 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

no  No

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Front

Rear

Heart Rate Monitor

yes

yes

IRIS Scanner

yes

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Price list

Rs. 43,400
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