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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB) vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 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 S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)16Points
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)
5.5"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsApple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 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 S7 Edge (SM-G935F 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!

Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)vsiPhone 8 Plus (256GB)10 Advantages Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
+4GB LPDDR433%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)29%
Lighter
vs202 grams (7.07 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
+1440x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+534 PPI33%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs401 PPI
+1/2.5" inches20%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
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)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3600 mAh34%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2691 mAh
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
128GB (112GB available)vs+256GB (245GB available)119%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.0vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)3%
Thinner
(back) 12.2MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP97%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 7.1MP40%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps128%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

31 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
5.5"
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
+24 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 S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
ModelGalaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S7 Edge pearl black edition (Exynos), Samsung Hero 2iPhone 8 Plus A1863 (CDMA), iPhone 8+ A1905 (GSM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateMarch, 2016September, 2017
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)72.6 x 150.9 millimeters (2.86 x 5.94 in)78.1 x 158.4 millimeters (3.07 x 6.24 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)202 grams (7.07 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/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 S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowiOS 11
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoiOS 14
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (14nm)64bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M1 Mongoose
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T880 MP12Apple GPU MP3
RAM memory4GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (112GB available)
UFS 2.0
256GB (245GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)534 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Scratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1863 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-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 Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
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, 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)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 S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.81/3.6"57mm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.5" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 cameraSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens32mm lens
Sensor size1/4.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.34µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
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
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)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
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black pearl
- Curved edge screen
- Body material: Aluminium
- Corning Gorilla Glass back panel
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Qi Wireless charging (PMA)
- OneDrive 115GB
- Samsung Pay (Visa/Master)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
- 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 S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3600 mAh2691 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy2160 minutes | 36 hours | 1.5 days1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standby20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.17W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.264W/kg (head) | 0.507W/kg (body)feature not registered
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