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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus 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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02PointsSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 X
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)

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57 Common items in both devices
2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core
4GB LPDDR4
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
+50 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
ModelGalaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
Other model namesGalaxy S8 G950F (Exynos), Samsung DreamGalaxy S8+ G955F (Exynos), Samsung Dream 2
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date4/21/2017, Announced: 3/29/20174/21/2017, Announced: 3/29/2017
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
System versionAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 8895 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8895 (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core M2 Mongoose
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core M2 Mongoose
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP20 (546MHz)ARM Mali-G71 MP20 (546MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 204469 (v7)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz
HDR10
60Hz
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 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 Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
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" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 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 lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomy29 hours (1.2 days)34 hours (1.4 days)
Standby326 hours (13.6 days)343 hours (14.3 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- 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
- 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

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.44W/kg (head), 0.75W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.315W/kg (head), 1.27W/kg (body)feature not registered
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