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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) vs Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 XSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)03Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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17PointsSamsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 X
Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 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 S8 (SM-G950F)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)vsGalaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs157 grams (5.5 ounces)
+568 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs551 PPI
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core27%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (51GB available)vs+128GB (109GB available)114%
More internal storage for applications and files
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
HDR10vs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
1440x2960 pixelsvs+1440x3040 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
5.8"vs+6.1"5%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
f/1.7 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 10MP26%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3000 mAhvs+3400 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+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
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster

43 Common items in both devices
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED / Dynamic AMOLED
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
+36 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
ModelGalaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S8 G950F (Exynos), Samsung DreamGalaxy S10 (Exynos) G973F/Dual-Sim 8GB RAM, Samsung Beyond
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Latin America)(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Latin America), (Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2017March, 2019
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)70.4 x 149.9 millimeters (2.77 x 5.9 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 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 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M2 Mongoose
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.7Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M4
2.3Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP20 550MhzARM Mali-G76 MP12
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~88% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI551 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps2000/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
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 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
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 S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
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
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
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
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism Black, White, Green, Blue, Flamingo Pink
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3400 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 daysfeature not registered
Standby19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973F/DS 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.44W/kg (head) | 0.75W/kg (body)0.93W/kg (head) | 0.79W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.315W/kg (head) | 1.27W/kg (body)0.477W/kg (head) | 1.593W/kg (body)
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