Galaxy S8 vs iPhone®7



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    • Galaxy S8
    • iPhone® 7
    • What this means

    Display

    • 5.8” Dual edge Quad HD+ 2,960 x 1,440 sAMOLED1

    • 4.7” 1,334 x 750 IPS

    • By reducing the surrounding bezels, the new Samsung Galaxy S8 fits a large 5.8” display on to a compact phone which still feels comfortable to hold in your hand.

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    Camera

    • Dual pixel 12 MP OIS (f1.7) + 8 MP (f1.7)

    • 12 MP OIS (f1.8) + 7 MP (f2.2)

    • The Samsung Galaxy S8 camera lets in more light for incredible performance in low light (the lower the f. the more light the camera lets in). The front camera now has smart autofocus, which allows for clear and bright selfies. On the back, our dual pixel camera enables fast auto focus so you won’t miss a moment.

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    Storage

    • 64 GB2, microSD up to 256 GB3

    • 32/128/256 GB2, (non expandable)

    • With expandable storage up to 256 GB4, you can now store all of your photos, videos and songs on a microSD card, which you can swap at any time.

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    Charging

    • Fast charging
      Wireless charging

    • Details not available

    • With fast charging capabilities, you don’t have to spend hours waiting for a full charge, meaning you can be on the move more quickly. With wireless charging, you can charge in more ways without the hassle of cables.4

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    Other

    • Bixby
      Fingerprint scanner
      Heart rate monitor
      Always on display

    • Siri
      Fingerprint Scanner
      3D Touch

    • Siri and Bixby are both voice command9 services allowing you to instruct your phone to search, send and call without having to touch a button. With Bixby Vision, we expanded the capabilities of your virtual assistant by allowing you to search, translate, learn and discover using a picture as well.

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    Water resistant

    • Yes. IP686

    • Yes. IP677

    • With IP68 certification, the Galaxy S8 is able to be submerged in up to 1.5 m of water for 30 minutes. iPhone 7 is certified for submersion in up to 1m of water for 30 mins.

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    Iris Scanner

    • Yes

    • No

    • The patterns in your irises are unique to you and are virtually impossible to replicate, meaning iris authentication is one of the safest ways to keep your phone locked and the contents private.

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    RRP

    • $1,299 (64 GB)

    • $1,199 (32 GB)
      $1,399 (128 GB)
      $1,599 (256 GB)


1 5.8" (146.5 mm), based on full rectangle measurements. 5.6" (143.3 mm), measured diagonally to the rounded corners.
2 User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files. User memory may differ by region, carrier, and supporting language, and may change after software upgrade.
3 Micro SD card sold separately
4 The actual charge time may vary depending on the output power condition, the connected device’s circuit configuration, and the operation environment.
5 The actual capacity (mAh) is measured based on battery output current and voltage. It may differ from the capacity (mAh) indicated on the device, depending on the output power condition, the connected device’s circuit configuration, and the operation environment.
6 IP68 certified for submersion in up to 1.5 m of water for up to 30 minutes. Device requires thorough rinse in fresh water after exposure to salt or chlorinated water.
7 IP67 certified for submersion in up to 1m of water for up to 30 mins. Device requires thorough rinse in fresh water after exposure to salt or chlorinated water.
8 Samsung DeX and Samsung Gear VR are sold separately.
9 Bixby voice available in NZ from 9th August 2017. Bixby shop is not available in NZ.

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