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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U) vs OnePlus 6 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S8 vs OnePlus 6 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare OnePlus 6 XSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)14Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
OnePlus 6 (128GB)
6.28"
AMOLED

1080x2280

16
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)

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-G950U)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)vs6 (128GB)11 Advantages OnePlus 6 (128GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)14%
Lighter
vs177 grams (6.2 ounces)
+1440x2960 pixels73%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2280 pixels
+568 PPI41%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs402 PPI
+1/2.55" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.6" inches
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
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 reversible connector
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6%
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 (115GB available)125%
More internal storage for applications and files
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
5.8"vs+6.28"8%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(dual camera) 16MP + 20MP195%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3000 mAhvs+3300 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

34 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED / Optic AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+27 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 (SM-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy S8 (SM-G950U)6 (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S8 G950U Unlocked (Snapdragon), Samsung DreamOnePlus 6 A6000, OnePlus 6 A6003, One Plus 6 (8GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungOnePlus
Release dateApril, 2017May, 2018
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)75.4 x 155.7 millimeters (2.97 x 6.13 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)177 grams (6.2 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 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
128GB (115GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDOptic AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.28" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat16

A6000 version (India, Asia, China):
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,29,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)

A6003 version (Europe, North America):
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,29,30,32,66,71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
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, 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 supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)OnePlus 6 (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-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
• 16 megapixels
• 20MP wide (f/1.7 1/2.8" 25mm 1.0µm PDAF)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.22µm 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 (SM-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 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 lens20mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
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 (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-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-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
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Mirror Black, Silk White
- 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5
- Screen protector pre-applied
- Oxygen OS
- Dirac HD sound
- Dash Charge
- Sony IMX 519 back camera
- Sony IMX 371 front camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
5V/4A=20W
Battery capacity3000 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts• 15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
• Fast battery charging
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-G950U)OnePlus 6 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.75W/kg (head) | 0.93W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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