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Apple iPhone 8 (64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

1821
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
28PointsSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Compare Apple iPhone 8 X
Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)

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 8 (64GB)4 Advantages Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)vsGalaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)28 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+148 grams (5.18 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs157 grams (5.5 ounces)
+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)7%
Thinner
vs7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (54GB available)vs+128GB (109GB available)102%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
750x1334 pixelsvs+1440x3040 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
326 PPIvs+551 PPI69%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.7"vs+6.1"30%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
1/3" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 7.1MPvs+(front) 10MP42%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)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) 1024 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
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
1821 mAhvs+3400 mAh87%
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
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
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.

31 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
ModeliPhone 8 (64GB)Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Other model namesiPhone 8 A1864 (CDMA), iPhone 8 A1897 (GSM)Galaxy S10 (Exynos) G973F/Dual-Sim 8GB RAM, Samsung Beyond
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Latin America), (Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2017March, 2019
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)67.3 x 138.4 millimeters (2.65 x 5.45 in)70.4 x 149.9 millimeters (2.77 x 5.9 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Apple iPhone 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Operating systemiOS 11Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateiOS 14Android 10
HardwareApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.7Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M4
2.3Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP3ARM Mali-G76 MP12
RAM memory2GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (54GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size4.7" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~88% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution750x1334 pixels (16:9)1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)326 PPI551 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz, 625 nits60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
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/upload1024/150 Mbps2000/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1864 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA1864 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1897 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
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 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical 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 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)7.1 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3072x2304 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (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 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
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
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Oleophobic coating screen
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- NFC Apple Pay only
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Prism Black, White, Green, Blue, Flamingo Pink
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1821 mAh3400 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 8 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.93W/kg (head) | 0.79W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.477W/kg (head) | 1.593W/kg (body)
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