Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Samsung Galaxy S9 256gb Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

    Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 256gb Comparison

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    Key Specs
    Battery
    Battery 3000 mAh 3000 mAh
    Display
    Display 5.8 inches (14.73 cm) 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)
    Front Camera
    Front Camera 8 MP 8 MP
    Rear Camera
    Rear Camera 12 MP 12 MP
    Battery
    Capacity
    Capacity 3000 mAh 3000 mAh
    Quick Charging
    Quick Charging Yes, Fast Yes, Fast
    TalkTime
    TalkTime Up to 20 Hours(3G) Up to 22 Hours(3G)
    Talktime
    Talktime Up to 20 Hours(3G) Up to 22 Hours(3G)
    Type
    Type Li-ion Li-ion
    USB Type-C
    USB Type-C Yes Yes
    User Replaceable
    User Replaceable No No
    Wireless Charging
    Wireless Charging Yes Yes
    Camera
    Autofocus
    Autofocus Yes Yes
    Camera Features
    Camera Features Wide Angle Selfie Wide Angle Selfie
    Camera Setup
    Camera Setup Single Single
    Flash
    Flash Yes, Screen flash Yes, LED Flash
    Front Camera Physical Aperture
    Front Camera Physical Aperture F1.7 F1.7
    Image Resolution
    Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels 4000 x 3000 Pixels
    Main Camera Physical Aperture
    Main Camera Physical Aperture F1.7 F2.4 - F1.5
    Optical Image Stabilisation
    Optical Image Stabilisation Yes Yes
    Resolution
    Resolution 8 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size) 8 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size)
    Sensor
    Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus
    Settings
    Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control
    Shooting Modes
    Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Continuos Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
    Video Recording
    Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 3840x2160 @ 60 fps 1920x1080 @ 60 fps 1280x720 @ 30 fps
    Design
    Build Material
    Build Material Case: MetalBack: Metal Back: Gorilla Glass
    Colours
    Colours Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Burgundy Red Midnight Black
    Height
    Height 148.9 mm 147.7 mm
    Ruggedness
    Ruggedness Dust proof Dust proof
    Thickness
    Thickness 8.0 mm 8.5 mm
    Waterproof
    Waterproof Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68 Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68
    Weight
    Weight 155 grams 163 grams
    Width
    Width 68.1 mm 68.7 mm
    Display
    Aspect Ratio
    Aspect Ratio 18.5:9 18.5:9
    Bezelless Display
    Bezelless Display Yes Yes
    Display Type
    Display Type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
    Pixel Density
    Pixel Density 568 ppi 568 ppi
    Screen Protection
    Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v5, Corning Gorilla Glass v5,
    Screen Resolution
    Screen Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels 1440 x 2960 pixels
    Screen Size
    Screen Size 5.8 inches (14.73 cm) 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)
    Screen To Body Ratio Calculated
    Screen To Body Ratio Calculated 84.57 % 84.51 %
    Touch Screen
    Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
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    General
    Brand
    Brand Samsung Samsung
    Fingerprint Sensor
    Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
    Launch Date
    Launch Date May 5, 2017 (Official) March 16, 2018 (Official)
    Model
    Model Galaxy S8 Galaxy S9 256GB
    Network
    Network 5G: Not Supported in India,
    4G: Available Supported in India,
    3G: Available, 2G: Available
    5G: Not Supported in India,
    4G: Available Supported in India,
    3G: Available, 2G: Available
    Operating System
    Operating System Android v7.0 (Nougat) Android v8.0 (Oreo)
    Multimedia
    Audio Features
    Audio Features - Dolby Atmos
    Audio Jack
    Audio Jack 3.5 mm 3.5 mm
    FM Radio
    FM Radio No No
    Fm Radio
    Fm Radio No No
    Loudspeaker
    Loudspeaker Yes Yes
    Network & Connectivity
    Bluetooth
    Bluetooth Yes, v5.0 Yes, v5.0
    GPS
    GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
    NFC
    NFC Yes Yes
    Network Support
    Network Support 5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G 5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G
    SIM 1
    SIM 1 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
    SIM 2
    SIM 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
    SIM Size
    SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid) SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
    SIM Slot(s)
    SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
    USB Connectivity
    USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging Mass storage device, USB charging
    Usb Connectivity
    Usb Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging Mass storage device, USB charging
    VoLTE
    VoLTE - Yes
    Volte
    Volte Yes Yes
    WiFi
    WiFi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
    Wifi
    Wifi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
    Wifi Features
    Wifi Features Mobile Hotspot Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
    Performance
    Architecture
    Architecture 64 bit 64 bit
    Chipset
    Chipset Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810
    Graphics
    Graphics Mali-G71 MP20 Adreno 130
    Processor
    Processor Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
    Processor Fabrication
    Processor Fabrication - 10 nm
    RAM Type
    RAM Type LPDDR4 LPDDR4X
    RAM type
    RAM type LPDDR4 LPDDR4X
    Ram
    Ram 4 GB 4 GB
    Smart TV Features
    Camera
    Camera 12 MP 12 MP
    Special Features
    Fingerprint Sensor Position
    Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear Rear
    Heart Rate Monitor
    Heart Rate Monitor Yes -
    IRIS Scanner
    IRIS Scanner Yes Yes
    Iris Scanner
    Iris Scanner Yes Yes
    Other Sensors
    Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
    Stylus
    Stylus - Yes
    Storage
    Expandable Memory
    Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 256 GB Yes, Up to 400 GB
    Internal Memory
    Internal Memory 64 GB 256 GB
    Storage Type
    Storage Type - UFS 2.1
    USB OTG Support
    USB OTG Support Yes Yes
    User Available Storage
    User Available Storage Up to 52.3 GB -

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