Read our Hands-on review for Samsung Galaxy s8 Plus Vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Apple launched iPhone 7 plus on 16th September 2016. And Samsung launched their Galaxy s8 plus in the April 2017. So when the smartphone comparison comes between big brands like Apple and Samsung, both of their fans start to claim that they are the best.
So let’s analyse Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus, the big battle between the 2 flagship smartphones.
What about the Display, Body and Design of Samsung Galaxy s8 Plus Vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus?
These 3 things are very important when it comes to smartphone comparison. Apple launched iPhone 7 plus with 5.5 inch LED-back-lit display. The resolution is 1920 × 1080 pixels with 401 PPI. Samsung launched their Galaxy s8 plus with 6.2 inch super AMOLED display. The resolution comes here 2960 × 1440 pixels with a 529 PPI.
The bezel is very smaller in Galaxy s8 plus. The aspect ration of Galaxy s8 plus is 18.5:9 compared to the 16:9 on iPhone 7 plus. The new aspect ratio of Samsung is really useful when you are using things like multi-windows.
The iPhone 7 plus has a full pressure sensitive display which works if you press harder you would get more options, but Galaxy s8 plus has only the pressure sensitive home button, not the entire screen. In terms of build quality both are on the top.
The Galaxy s8 plus comes with metal body and Gorilla Glass 5 in the front and it’s very comfortable to hold in hand though it comes with a big screen. The iPhone 7 plus also comes with a premium metal body with a comfort grip in hand.
Both smartphone have water and dust resistant IP68 on the s8 plus and IP67 on the iPhone 7 plus. The display helps Samsung to increase the chance of winning the Samsung Galaxy s8 Plus Vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus battle although we’ll look into more details now.
How good are the Memory, Hardware and Software of Samsung Galaxy s8 Plus Vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus?
In terms of the internals the Galaxy s8 plus has the Snapdragon 835 and will be the first commercially available device with that processor and there is an Exynos 8895 version depending on where are you from with 4 gb RAM.
iPhone 7 plus has the Apple A10 fusion chip with embedded M10 motion co-processor and comes with 3GB RAM. If you come to internal memory the s8 plus comes with 64 GB inbuilt memory and a microSD slot which can be extended up-to 256 GB. If you’re thinking to buy this one for you you can always have it. click the link to get a new Iphone 7 plus for you.
And the Apple iPhone 7 plus comes with Apple’s inbuilt memory variant- 32 gb, 128 gb and 256 gb.
At about camera Galaxy s8 plus comes with 12MP with OIS and f/1.7 aperture as well as Dual-Pixel Auto-focus. Actually Galaxy s8 plus takes multiple images together and takes information to give you a crisp image.
But still Samsung didn’t built dual camera. Where the iPhone 7 plus comes with dual 12 MP camera.
The main camera is wide-angled with f/1.8 aperture and OIS and the second is a telephoto lens with f/2.8 aperture. So you can access the optical zoom and also the portrait mode which can blur the background and the picture quality would be as well as a DSLR camera. Both supports 4K video recording. A basic comparison will not be there on Samsung Galaxy s8 Plus Vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus. So we’re moving to get some more details below for you.
The Galaxy s8 plus has 8MP front camera with f/1.7 aperture and iPhone 7 plus has 7MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture. I did video recording with both the smartphone with their front camera and I found everything is okay except the quality of the sound recorded by the microphone of Galaxy s8 plus.
When it comes to security Apple embedded the Touch ID in the home button, but Samsung did a great mistake by moving the fingerprint scanner to the back at the phone, at the right side of the camera which is very hard to use.
But here is the twist. Samsung developed the Iris scanner and face detection which can replace the fingerprint scanner. If you like to get one for you you can always click the link and check the specs and price.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs. iPhone 7 Plus: Which one looks good?
But Apple didn’t develop any Iris scanning technology till now. The Galaxy s8 plus has a USB type C connector and a headphone jack. The iPhone 7 plus has a lightning connector and no headphone jack though Apple included a lightning to 3.5 mm converter in the box as well as it comes with Air Pods. Galaxy s8 plus comes with a AKG headphone worth of $99.
In a speaker segment Galaxy s8 has a single speaker, but Apple takes a lead here with their dual stereo speaker. Coming to the digital assistant iPhone has their Siri and Galaxy s8 plus has Samsung’s Bixby which is not developed fully till now. with coming to Samsung Galaxy s8 Plus Vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus samsung filled up the space. But we would look for other things too.
“Samsung said that they would give Bixby update quickly”. Samsung also added a special button for Bixby in the left edge of the phone though it has Google Assistant. Buy Galaxy s8 plus here.
Newly Samsung launched their Samsung Pay which is available in the Galaxy s8 plus. And iPhone 7 plus has their Apple Pay.
Moving on the battery the iPhone 7 plus has a 2900 mAh battery and Galaxy s8 has 3500 mAh battery as well as fast-charging and wireless charging is available in the Galaxy s8 plus.
Now when you come to operating system iPhone comes with their iOS 10 and Galaxy s8 plus comes with Android Nougat 7.1.1. At last both the devices has magnetometer, accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyroscope, ambient light sensor and barometer sensor.
Evidently the software optimization of iOS helps Apple to boost the ability of winning the Samsung Galaxy s8 Plus Vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus battle.
Read our Final Verdict
I compared both devices deeply with each and every details. Declaring the winner after doing such smartphone comparison is really hard. If you comes to speed test obviously iPhone 7 plus wins the race because of their optimization of the apps. If you have not read our post on best smartphone for sleep tracking. Please do read it. Also, you can buy these featured handsets from here Samsung Galaxy s8 Plus or Apple iPhone 7 Plus.
In terms of camera both devices are good. Samsung won in display. They have infinite display and the resolution is very good. In terms of operating system iOS wins the race because iOS is fully optimized for the iPhone.
Samsung Galaxy s8 Plus Vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus battle comes to an end with a narrow margin. If you require any further queries regarding the comparison or need just a review of these two gadget. Help us know, about it. Use the comment section to let us know your opinion on it.