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Asus ROG Phone (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)

Side by side comparison between Asus ROG Phone vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
6"
AMOLED

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)Compare Asus ROG Phone X
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)

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!

ROG Phone (128GB)10 Advantages Asus ROG Phone (128GB)vsGalaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
+2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+128GB (109GB available)114%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.0
+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+(dual camera) 12MP + 8MP64%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+4000 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+30W100%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
200 grams (7 ounces)vs+173 grams (6.06 ounces)16%
Lighter
8.65 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7%
Thinner
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
HDR8vs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels83%
Higher resolution screen
402 PPIvs+531 PPI32%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6"vs+6.2"3%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Water splash resistant (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

35 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+28 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
ModelROG Phone (128GB)Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
Other model namesAsus ROG Phone ZS600KL, Z01QDAT&T Galaxy S8+ G955A (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream 2
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2018April, 2017
Depth8.65 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76.16 x 158.83 millimeters (3 x 6.25 in)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)
Weight200 grams (7 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)IP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant
System (OS)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.96Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels (18:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display features90Hz, 550 nits, HDR860Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO (B version)
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000 (B version)
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 32)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP ultrawide12mmFF
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-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: Black
- Front/back Gorilla glass
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- 3D curved glass back panel
- 90Hz display (1ms response time)
- 108.6% DCI-P3 color gamut
- Supports glove touch
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 4+
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Vapor-chamber cooling system
- WiFi direct, 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 supplyAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts30W (10V/3A) Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4+
15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registered20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days
Radiation rateAsus ROG Phone (128GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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