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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F) vs Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)

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

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Compare Asus Zenfone AR XSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)22Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

23
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)

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 S8 Plus (SM-G955F)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)vsZenfone AR (V570KL)7 Advantages Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core31%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.35Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.0
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)10%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+1440x2960 pixels16%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x2560 pixels
+531 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs515 PPI
+6.2"9%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/2.55" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.6" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
+3500 mAh6%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3300 mAh
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
4GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (51GB available)vs+128GB (110GB available)116%
More internal storage for applications and files
173 grams (6.06 ounces)vs+170 grams (5.95 ounces)2%
Lighter
(back) 12.2MPvs+(back) 23MP89%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
15Wvs+18W20%
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.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

31 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization / OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
+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 S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
ModelGalaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Zenfone AR (V570KL)
Other model namesGalaxy S8+ G955F (Exynos), Samsung Dream 2Asus Zenfone AR V570KL Verizon exclusive (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungAsus
Release dateApril, 2017May, 2017
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)77.4 x 158.7 millimeters (3.05 x 6.25 in)
Weight173 grams (6.06 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M2 Mongoose
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP20 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 530 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)531 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps600/75 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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat12 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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 S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
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 S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(triple camera)
23 megapixels
?MP depth
?MP motion tracking sensors
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels5536x4152 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
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
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- 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
- Colors: Black
- 16:9 display
- Tango and Daydream by Google
- NXP Smart Amp sound
- Hi-Res audio 192KHz
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 daysfeature not registered
Standby20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Asus Zenfone AR (V570KL)
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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