Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S8
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2017 February 2018
Status Available - April 2017 Coming Soon, March 2018
Price Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 52,999 ($750.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm
(5.81 x 2.7 x 0.33 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz)
SIM Type Dual-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android 8.0 (Oreo)
User Interface - Samsung Experience
Processor Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa [Similar]
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA & China, Exynos 9810 Octa - EMEA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 540 [Similar] Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA & China [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 64 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.8 inches [Similar] 5.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 84.06% 84.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP [Similar] 12 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.5 - f/2.4 variable aperture lens, 26mm, 1/2.5", 1.4 ┬Ám, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 8 MP, AF [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.6, autofocus, 1440p, dual video call, Auto HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
USB OTG Supported Not Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -