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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Summary
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Display

5.8" (14.73 cm)

1440x2960 px, 568 PPI

6.3" (16 cm)

1440x2960 px, 522 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

Battery

3000 mAh

20 h talktime (3G)

3300 mAh

22 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.6/5 based on 19,796 ratings

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4.4/5 based on 1,322 ratings

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General
Launch Date

May 5, 2017 (Official)

September 22, 2017 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy S8

Galaxy Note 8

Operating System

Android v7.0 (Nougat)

Android v7.1.1 (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 Quick, v2.0

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 162.5 mm
Width: 74.8 mm
Thickness: 8.6 mm

Weight

155 grams

195 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

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

Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 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

5.8 " (14.73 cm)

6.3 " (16 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1440 x 2960 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes

Pixel Density

568 ppi

522 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v5, Scratch-resistant glass

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.57 %

83.24 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

Processor

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 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-G71 MP20

Mali-G71 MP20

RAM

4 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 52.3 GB

Up to 51.2 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Excellent
Excellent
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP Primary Camera

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

yes

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes 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

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

10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

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

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

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

8 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

yes

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.7

Flash

yes Screen flash

no  No

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Wide Angle Selfie

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3000 mAh

3300 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 20 Hours(3G)

Up to 22 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Quick, v2.0

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

yes

SIM 1

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
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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:
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
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SIM 2

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
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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:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

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

Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

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

Rear

Heart Rate Monitor

yes

yes

IRIS Scanner

yes

yes

Other Sensors

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

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

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    Samsung Galaxy S9 is a better choice in comparison to Samsung Galaxy s8 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 as it comes with a better processor and a better Dual camera configuration.


    Let us check the comparison of the three devices in details:-

     

    Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with a better 2.3 GHz Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 processor which is much better in performance in comparison to 2.3 GHz Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895  and 2.3 GHz Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 processor.It can be proved by comparing the benchmark score of the given devices.

     

     

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    Samsung Galaxy S9 is a better choice as it comes with a much better camera configuration and performance as it offers a better (12+ 12 MP) primary Dual camera in comparison with 12 MP primary camera in Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8. With the addition of Dual camera configuration, Samsung Galaxy S9 offers a much better camera performance in all outdoor and indoor situation.

     

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    Answered By Tanya Verma | 1 years ago

    Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

    Both the phones have their pros and cons,lets analyze:-

    Advantages of Samsung Galaxy Note 8:-

    1.More RAM:-More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster.

    2.Bigger Screen: Reading, browsing internet and watching movies is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.

    3.Has Dual Camera:-Dual camera is useful in enhancing certain effects like blur, zoom and wide angle photos.

    4.Bigger Battery:With more battery size, device's battery can generally last more time, 

    Advantages of Samsung Galaxy S8

    1.Slimmer:- Slimmer devices are easier to carry

    2.Light Weight:-Light weight devices are easier to hold .


    Verdict - In my opinion, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is better overall performance and price ,if you need  slimmer and light weight handset you can go for Samsung Galaxy S8 .

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