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Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 6S Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 XApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)04Points
Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Dual

2750
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
28PointsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)Compare Apple iPhone 6S Plus X
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)4 Advantages Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)vsGalaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)28 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
+128GB (114GB available)124%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)10%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
1.84Ghz 64bit Dual-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core60%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR4vs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+155 grams (5.43 ounces)24%
Lighter
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels106%
Higher resolution screen
401 PPIvs+568 PPI42%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+5.8"5%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(back) 12.2MP2%
Higher resolution main camera
1/3" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2750 mAhvs+3000 mAh9%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
ModeliPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
Other model namesiPhone 6s Plus A1634, iPhone 6s Plus A1687 CDMA, iPhone 6s+Galaxy S8 Duos G950FD (Exynos), Samsung Dream
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)BrazilSingapore
(Global, International), Brazil, Singapore
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2015April, 2017
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)77.9 x 158.2 millimeters (3.07 x 6.23 in)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min
System (OS)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
Operating systemiOS 9.0Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateiOS 15Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
Chipset64bit - Apple A9 APL089864bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 (10nm)
CPU processor1.84Ghz Dual-Core TwisterOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M2 Mongoose
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GT7600 MP6ARM Mali-G71 MP20 550Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (114GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI568 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassSapphire GlassGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6

A1634 model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)

A1687 model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x2592 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.264, H.265, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Silver, Gold, Space Gray, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Touch ID v2
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2750 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomy1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standby23040 minutes | 384 hours | 16 days19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 days
Radiation rateApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950FD)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.12W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)0.44W/kg (head) | 0.75W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.93W/kg (head) | 0.98W/kg (body)0.315W/kg (head) | 1.27W/kg (body)
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