Compare Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Feature Comparison

  • Samsung Galaxy S9's Screen Size is 5.0% more
  • Both Apple iPhone 8 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S9 have same Internal Storage
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 has 25.0% more RAM
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Apple iPhone 8 Plus
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Spec Score 
88 / 100
100 / 100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
83Value For Money
94Value For Money
  
Display     
Screen Size
5.5 inch 5.8 inch   
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels 2960 x 1440 pixels   
Screen Type
LCD Super AMOLED   
Pixel Density
401 PPI 568 PPI   
Screen Protection
Ion-strengthened Glass Corning Gorilla Glass 5   
Bezel Less
No Yes   
Notch
- -   
Screen Features
3D Touch -   
Screen to Body Ratio (%)
- -   
Aspect Ratio
- -   
Touch Screen
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Apple A series Samsung Exynos   
Processor Speed
2.5GHz 2.7GHz   
Processor
Apple A11 Exynos 9810   
Co-Processor
- -   
Processor Type
Hexa-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
3GB 4GB   
Graphics
- Mali-G72 MP18   
Architecture
- -   
Camera     
Camera
- -   
Rear Camera Resolution
12MP 12MP   
Dual Rear Camera
Yes, 12 MP No   
Triple Rear Camera
- -   
Four Rear Camera
- -   
Front Camera Resolution
7MP 8MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No No   
Camera Details
Telephoto lens, f/1.8 and f/2.8, OIS in both lenses, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama   
Video Recording Resolution
4K Video Recording (2160p) 4K Video Recording (2160p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), Quad LED True Tone Flash Autofocus, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), LED Flash   
Zoom
- -   
General Specifications     
Operating System
iOS Android   
OS Version
iOS 11 Android 8.0 Oreo   
OS Detail
- -   
Custom UI
- -   
OS Upgradable To
- -   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Apple Lightning Connector USB Type C   
Features
Front Facing Stereo Speakers, GPS Fingerprint Scanner, Iris Scanner, Heart Rate Sensor, GPS, Face Recognition   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope   
IP Rating
IP67 (Dust and Water Resistant - 1 meter for 30 minutes) IP68 (Dust and Water Resistant - 1.5 meters for 30 minutes)   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio), WiFi Calling 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Headphone Jack Type
Apple Lightning Connector 3.5mm   
Color
Gold, Space Grey, Red, Silver Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple   
Build Material
Glass, Metal Unibody Glass, Metal   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
1 year manufacturer warranty for device and in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase Brand Warranty of 1 Year Available for Mobile and 6 Months for Accessories   
Body SAR
1.19W/kg -   
Head SAR
1.19W/kg -   
In The Box
Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual   
Audio Features
- -   
Weight
202 grams 163 grams   
Dimensions (mm)
158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 147.6 x 68.7 x 8.4   
Height
- -   
Width
- -   
Thickness
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
64GB 64GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
- -   
Card Slot
No Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
- 400GB   
OTG Support
Yes, Compatible through accompanying apps (SanDisk iXpand, Strontium Nitro iDrive) Yes   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Single Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Nano SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
Dual 4G VoLTE
- -   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
- Yes   
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900   
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100   
4G Bands
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600, LTE-TDD 1900(B39) / 2300(B40) / 2500(B41) / 2600(B38)   
SIM 1 Bands
- -   
SIM 2 Bands
- -   
SIM 3 Bands
- -   
HDMI
- -   
Wi-Fi
- -   
Wi-Fi Features
- -   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
2691mAh 3000mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
No No   
Wireless Charging
Yes Yes   
Fast Charging
Yes Yes   
Standby Time
- -   
Talk Time
- -   
Multimedia     
Music
- -   
Video Player
- -   
Loudspeaker
- -   

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Specs

Specs
Apple iPhone 8 PlusSamsung Galaxy S9  
Screen Size 5.5 inch5.8 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 12MP12MP  
RAM 3GB4GB  
Battery Capacity 2691mAh3000mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 7MP8MP  

Apple iPhone 8 Plus Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Top-notch performance
  • Supports wireless and fast charging
  • Superb cameras on both sides
The Bad
  • Dated design
  • Fast charger is not included in the box

Samsung Galaxy S9 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Superb Quad HD+ Infinity Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection
  • Impressive performance owing to high-end processor
  • Good camera performance, even in low-light
  • Looks and feels premium
  • Supports wireless and fast charging
The Bad
  • Average battery life
  • Heavily skinned custom UI
This page helps you compare Apple iPhone 8 Plus with Samsung Galaxy S9. When you see Apple iPhone 8 Plus Vs Samsung Galaxy S9 comparison on Pricebaba, watch-out for the specifications of these phones and also the VFM score. With Pricebaba’s Value For Money Score, you can know how Apple iPhone 8 Plus stands against Samsung Galaxy S9 and which one you should buy. The best price of Apple iPhone 8 Plus is currently Rs. 64,999. The lowest price for Samsung Galaxy S9 is Rs. 48,900. The prices for both these products were updated January 21, 2019.
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