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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge XSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)14Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
5.5"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)

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Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)vsGalaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+64GB (51GB user free)132%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB user free)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+1440x2960 pixels16%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x2560 pixels
+6.2"13%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
vsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps128%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 version A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
173 grams (6.06 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)10%
Lighter
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)5%
Thinner
531 PPIvs+534 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2.5" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3500 mAhvs+3600 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

39 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
UFS 2.0
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
16 million
(back) 12.2MP
LED flash
+32 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
ModelGalaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
Other model namesVerizon Galaxy S8+ G955V (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream 2Galaxy S7 edge G935F (Exynos), Samsung Hero 2
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2017March, 2016
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)72.6 x 150.9 millimeters (2.86 x 5.94 in)
Weight173 grams (6.06 ounces)157 grams (5.5 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 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M1 Mongoose
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-T880 MP12
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB user free)
UFS 2.0
32GB (22GB user free)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)531 PPI534 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 4
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps450/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 EV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2600 (Bands 2,3,4,5,7,8,13,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, 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-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
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-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.5" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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 S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens22mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/4.1" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.34µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + 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, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
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
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
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
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Silver
- 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
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh3600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W15W
Talk time autonomy2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days2160 minutes | 36 hours | 1.5 days
Standby20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955V)Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.17W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.264W/kg (head) | 0.507W/kg (body)