Which one is better, iPhone 7 or Galaxy S8?

iPhone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S8 are two tech improved innovative Smartphone in the market today. While there are many Smartphone brands expected to come into the market with latest updated, the iPhone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S8 are made with highest upgrades. For that reason, consumers are always confused when it comes to selecting one among these two flagship smartphones. The upgrades of these phones are mostly on the features and specs which are the major areas buyers normally look into while comparing smarphones to know the best. Also, in order to make these two smartphones the best in the industry, the manufactures have incorporated even most tech improved features that never been in existence before in the Smartphone industry. Therefore, this post is made to offer your information about S8 VS iPhone 7 to bring out the differences and similarities between them.

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Part 1. What the difference of iPhone 7 and Galaxy S8?

While both galaxy S8 and iPhone 7 look similar in many respects, there are still some difference between them which you need to look out for before making up your mind on which one to go for. Knowing the differences between the two smartphones will give you better opportunity to decide which to select either iPhone 7 or Galaxy S8. So, you have to read through the comparison presented on this post for the smartphone.

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On the Battery wise, Galaxy S8 is coming with massive 4200 mAh while the iPhone 7 is likely to be coming with 3300 mAh. The battery capacity mentioned above for the both phones are major upgrades when you compare them with what was obtainable in the predecessors. So, the improvement will definitely enhance the performance of the device. That means Galaxy S8 will be coming with higher battery capacity when compared with the iPhone 7 counterpart.


Both Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7 are coming with cutting edge camera that is quite fabulous with ability to capture images on several lighting conditions. While the iPhone 7 boost 24 MP, for the primary camera and 7MP for front camera, the Galaxy S8 is coming with 3MP primary camera and 9MP for front camera. While the camera of the iPhone 7 is superb when compared with the one found in the predecessor, the one expected for the Galaxy S8 is more both for the front and the back camera.


Galaxy S8 is coming with Snapdragon Qualcomm octa-core processor which offers great speed as well as multi-tasking capabilities while the iPhone 7 comes with octa-core A10 processor, which has ability to offer great speeds when on low power. The processor of both Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7 is really amazing and powerful when compare with the one found inside the predecessors.


Galaxy S8 is coming with memory options for main memory, 64GB and 128GB with 6GB RAM. On the other hands the iPhone 7 features several memory options including internal memory 32B, 64GB and 128GB coupled with support of dual micro SD card with expandable feature. Also, the above memory size of both phones is great and direct upgrade from the old model in the market like in the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6.

Part 2: Comparison table – S8 VS iPhone 7

Now that you have known some of the features, specs and functionalities of iPhone 7 and Galaxy S8, you have to take a look at the reviews presented below in a tabular form for more clarification. Apart from the information provided above about the difference between the Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7, there are many other features not mentioned for these two devices. Some of these features for Galaxy S8 is going to include: Fast and wireless charging, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Bluetooth 5.0, mini projector and retina eye scanner and others. For iPhone 7 the features not mentioned include: Bluetooth 5.0, ION Premium Glass, 4G LTE, rapid charging, fingerprint Scanner, rapid charging, mini projector and retina eye scanner.

Galaxy S8 iPhone 7
OS Android 7.0 iOS 10.x
Materials Main Body: Glass, Accents: Aluminum Main Body Aluminum
Features Fingerprint touch Fingerprint touch
IP certified IP 68 IP 67
Rugged Dust, water resistance Dust, Water resistance
Physical size 6.2 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel Density 474 ppi 401 ppi
Technology Super AMOLED IPS LCD
Camera 30 Mega Pixel and 9 Mega Pixel 24 Mega Pixel, 7 Mega Pixel
Memory 64GB and 128GB with 6GB RAM 32B, 64GB and 128GB
Processor Snapdragon Qualcomm octa-core octa-core A10
Battery 4200 mAh 3300 mAh
Release date 29th March 2017 7th September, 2016
Price $850 $649

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Part 4. Conclusion: Which is better iPhone 7 or Galaxy S8?

Which one is the better, the iPhone 7 or Galaxy S8? This question is not easily to answer owing to the fact that both have upgraded feature that are quite amazing and captivating. But, in the midst of two good or great items, one must be better than other in some areas which determine the choice of users. In the case of Galaxy S8 and the iPhone 7 they are both great and superb but Galaxy S8 is the better option in so many areas. This is because Galaxy S8 has better battery of 4200 mAh compare to the 3300 mAh of iPhone 7 counterpart. The physical size of the Galaxy S8 is also high in case you like larger physical screen smartphone as it is coming with 6.2 inches compared to the 5.5 inches of the iPhone 7. The Ram size of the Galaxy S8 is higher and better than the one found inside iPhone 7. But, with all this superior features mentioned for the Galaxy S8 you will need to pay little more extra to get it as the price which is $850 USD is higher than the price of the iPhone 7 which is $649. In fact, apart from pricing, there is how you will make wrong choice when you select the Galaxy S8 over iPhone 7.

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