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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 XSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)18Points
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)

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!

Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)vsGalaxy S8 (SM-G950U)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs4GB LPDDR4
+1TB (966GB user free)18 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB user free)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vsUFS 2.0
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Ceramic body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, glass front/back
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+1440x3040 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x2960 pixels
+6.4"10%
Larger screen
vs5.8"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+f/1.5 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/1.7 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MP126%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+4100 mAh37%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+155 grams (5.43 ounces)28%
Lighter
526 PPIvs+568 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device

41 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
OIS: Optical stabilization
+34 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
ModelGalaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Other model namesGalaxy S10+ Ceramic (Snapdragon) G975U, Samsung Beyond 2Galaxy S8 G950U Unlocked (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019April, 2017
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 157.6 millimeters (2.92 x 6.2 in)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsCeramic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage1TB (966GB user free)
UFS 2.1
64GB (51GB user free)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)526 PPI568 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 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 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
• 12.2 megapixels
• 12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
• 16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm)
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical 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 cameraSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
• 10 megapixels
• 8MP depth sensor (f/2.2 22mm)
8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Ceramic black, Ceramic white
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 19:9 ratio and HDR10+ display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- ANT+
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- Wireless charging: 15W
- 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
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4100 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts• 15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
• 15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
• 9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
• USB Power Delivery
• 15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.11W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)0.75W/kg (head) | 0.93W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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