71points

Apple iPhone 8

79points

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

92points

Samsung Galaxy S9

95points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Apple iPhone 8
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S9
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Apple iPhone 8 vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Apple iPhone 8
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Apple iPhone 8
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is Apple iPhone 8 better than Apple iPhone 8 Plus & Samsung Galaxy S9 & Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Weight
    148gvs202,163,163g
  • Thickness
    7.3mmvs7.5,8.5,8.5mm
  • Width
    67.3mmvs78.1,68.7,68.7mm
  • Height
    138.4mmvs158.4,147.7,147.7mm

Why is Apple iPhone 8 Plus better than Apple iPhone 8 & Samsung Galaxy S9 & Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 better than Apple iPhone 8 & Apple iPhone 8 Plus & Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

    Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Apple iPhone 8 & Apple iPhone 8 Plus & Samsung Galaxy S9?

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      Design

      1.weight

      148g

      202g

      163g

      163g

      Best

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      62.5g

      2.Is dustproof and water resistant
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

      3.thickness

      7.3mm

      7.5mm

      8.5mm

      8.5mm

      Best

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      4.6mm

      4.width

      67.3mm

      78.1mm

      68.7mm

      68.7mm

      Best

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      42mm

      5.Weather sealed
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

      6.height

      138.4mm

      158.4mm

      147.7mm

      147.7mm

      Best

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      67mm

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      Display

      1.pixel density

      326ppi

      401ppi

      570ppi

      570ppi

      Best

      Sony Xperia H8541

      847ppi

      2.screen size

      4.7"

      5.5"

      5.8"

      5.8"

      The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

      Best

      Huawei Mate 20 X

      7.2"

      3.resolution

      750 x 1334px

      1080 x 1920px

      1440 x 2960px

      1440 x 2960px

      Best

      Sony Xperia H8541

      2160 x 4320px

      4.has branded damage resistant glass
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

      5.every pixel has three subpixels
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

      6.has an IPS screen
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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      Performance

      1.CPU speed

      2 x 2.53GHz & 4 x 1.42GHz (Apple A11 Bionic)

      2 x 2.53GHz & 4 x 1.42GHz (Apple A11 Bionic)

      4 x 2.9GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz (Samsung Exynos 9810)

      4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      Best

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      10 x 2.6GHz

      2.RAM

      2GB

      3GB

      4GB

      4GB

      Best

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      10GB

      3.has an external memory slot
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

      4.internal storage

      256GB

      256GB

      64GB

      64GB

      Best

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      1024GB

      5.semiconductor size

      14nm

      14nm

      10nm (Samsung Exynos 9810)

      10nm (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

      Best

      Huawei Mate 20 X

      7nm

      6.Has integrated LTE
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

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      Cameras

      1.megapixels

      12MP

      12MP & 12MP

      12MP

      12MP

      Best

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      40 & 20 & 8MP

      2.front camera megapixels

      7MP

      7MP

      8MP

      8MP

      Best

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      16 & 16MP

      3.has built-in optical image stabilization
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

      4.video recording (main camera)

      2160 x 30fps

      2160 x 60fps

      2160 x 60fps

      2160 x 60fps

      The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

      Best

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      1080 x 120fps

      5.widest aperture

      f/1.8

      f/2.8 & f/1.8

      f/1.5

      f/1.5

      With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

      Best

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      1.4 & 2.6f

      6.Has a dual-tone LED flash
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

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      Audio

      1.has stereo speakers
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

      2.has a radio
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      It works as an FM radio with included headsets

      For example

      Panasonic Eluga X1

      3.number of microphones

      3

      3

      2

      2

      More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

      Best

      Motorola Moto Z3

      4

      4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

      5.has dedicated media keys
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      The music player can be blindly used.

      For example

      ZTE Nubia X

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      Battery

      1.battery power

      1821mAh

      2675mAh

      3000mAh

      3000mAh

      Best

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      16000mAh

      2.has a removable battery
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

      For example

      Blu Advance L4

      3.wireless charging
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

      4.Has an ultra power save mode
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

      For example

      Oppo A7

      5.has a rechargeable battery
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      The battery can be recharged and used over again.

      6.has a battery level indicator
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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      Features

      1.download speed

      600MBits/s

      600MBits/s

      1200MBits/s

      1200MBits/s

      Best

      ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

      1200MBits/s

      2.has NFC
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

      3.Is DLNA certified
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

      4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

      5.Has a fingerprint scanner
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

      6.Bluetooth version

      5

      5

      5

      5

      Best

      Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

      5.1

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      Miscellaneous

      1.Supports instant markup
      Apple iPhone 8
      Apple iPhone 8 Plus
      Samsung Galaxy S9
      Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

      Instant markup allows you to easily add notes to PDFs or screenshots using a stylus.

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