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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS) vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 8 Plus XSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)25Points
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsApple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 FE X
Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2691
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)

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 S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)vsiPhone 8 Plus (256GB)5 Advantages Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core31%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+6GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+190 grams (6.65 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs202 grams (7.07 ounces)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+405 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs401 PPI
+6.5"18%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 8MP34%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
+1/1.76" inches70%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+(front) 32MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 7.1MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1800 Mbps76%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Best output for headset
vsproprietary audio output
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2691 mAh
+25W67%
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)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
128GB (103GB available)vs+256GB (245GB available)138%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 3.0vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)12%
Thinner
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

29 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
ModelGalaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 Fan Edition SM-G780F/Dual-Sim (4G LTE)iPhone 8 Plus A1863 (CDMA), iPhone 8+ A1905 (GSM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateOctober, 2020September, 2017
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.5 x 159.8 millimeters (2.93 x 6.29 in)78.1 x 158.4 millimeters (3.07 x 6.24 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)202 grams (7.07 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11iOS 14
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.73Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11Apple GPU MP3
RAM memory6GB LPDDR53GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (103GB available)
UFS 3.0
256GB (245GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display features120Hz, HDR10+60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1800/200 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 800/1900/2100 (A1863 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1863 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1905 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE 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
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, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
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 S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123º13mm1/3.0"1.12µm
8MP telephotof/2.476mm1/4.5"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.81/3.6"57mm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
Zoomfeature not registeredDigital 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 cameraSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens32mm lens
Sensor size1/2.74" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Proprietary TV-out
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Lavender, Mint, Navy, White, Red, Orange
- One UI 2.5
- Always-On Display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Tuned by AKG
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh2691 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
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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