Since Samsung announced the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 plus last month as the flagship successor of Galaxy S7 Edge, giving us an intense impression as to what we expect. What’s the difference between Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 plus? Here are the details all in to help you understand the difference.
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: Design
Both Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 plus have the almost identical design. The Galaxy S8 measures 148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm and weighs 155g, while the Galaxy S8 plus measures 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm and weighs 173g, meaning they are the same thickness, feeling comfortable to hold.
There is no physical home button on either phone and the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner has been transferred to the right of the camera lens. Both Galaxy S8 and S8 plus are IP68 waterproof and offer USB Type-C and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: Screen
Although the screen of Galaxy S7 is a big difference to the screen of Galaxy S7 Edge. The condition is not the same to S8 and S8 plus. That’s also the reason that the Edge name has been discarded.
As what we estimated, the Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch screen, while the S8 plus has a 6.2-inch screen. S8 and S8 plus adopt super AMOLED screen, and they both have a widescreen 18.5:9 aspect ratio with a 1,440 x 2,960 resolution compared to the standard 16:9 aspect ratio, an upgrade on the 1,440 x 2,560 screen of Galaxy S7. What’s more, they are both certified by the UHD Alliance.
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: Camera
The camera on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 plus are not the same condition as the camera on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus both have the same 12-megapixel Duo Pixel, while the front-facing camera has been optimized for both devices to 8-megapixels with autofocus has been added. Bixby vision and multi-frame image process are added on both devices, the camera can take pictures to search or create the suitable one with the function.
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus: Hardware
The Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with a 3000mAh capacity, and the Samsung Galaxy S8 plus equipped with a 3500mAh capacity. Both of the devices support fast charging via USB Type-C port and wireless charging.
Both Galaxy S8 and S8 plus offer 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage, and microSD support. They feature either the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor or the Exynos Series 8895 processor, which depend on the region but not the phone type.
There is no big amount of difference between Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 plus as far as I am concerned. Galaxy S8 has more handy size, while Galaxy S8 plus has bigger capacity. In terms of your demand and budget to make the choice wisely.