Samsung Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 – the battle is declared open
Flagship smartphones of the latest generation Galaxy S8 Samsung Galaxy S8+ – serious competitors of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Announced on Wednesday the South Korean new interesting stylish design, large display, curved on two sides, a retinal scanner, a voice assistant Bixby. MacDigger offers compare new Samsung smartphone with top-end devices of Apple.
Design Galaxy S8 or iPhone 7 is the complete opposite of each other. If the first clad glass body, the latter is enclosed in a solid metal shell made of 7000 series aluminum. Smartphone Samsung huge elongated display (18:9), occupying almost the entire front panel, the phone Apple display with the visible part and private the Home key. To Samsung, do not hesitate to call the display “infinite”.
The layout of controls Galaxy S8 is somewhat different from that of iPhone 7: if the power key and the volume of smartphones are in the same place, the SIM card tray was placed on the upper end, and a fingerprint scanner on the rear panel. Especially for the voice assistant from Bixby Galaxy S8 added a separate button next to the volume buttons.
Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ received screens with a diagonal of 5.8 and 6.2 inches compared to 4.7 and 5.5 inches, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. While the size of the South Korean smartphone was slightly larger. The first tube Samsung dimensions of 148.9×68,1×8.0 mm and weighs 155 g, the second — to 159.5×73,4×8.1 mm and weighs 173 g. the same features the iPhone 7 – 138,3 x 67,1 x 7.1 mm, weight – 138 g, 158,2 x 77,9 x 7.3 mm, weight 188 g. the Resolution of the display panels above the Galaxy than the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (2960 x 1440 pixels versus 1334×750 and 1920 x 1080 pixels respectively).
Resolution main camera of the smartphone is of 12 mega pixels. In this parameter the flagships of Apple and Samsung are at the same level. The first has a flash on the four LEDs and is equipped with a dual camera in the Plus versions, while the Samsung uses a module of its own design and is supported by Dual Pixel technology, which delivers improved autofocus performance. Aperture camera iPhone 7 – ƒ/1.8, the iPhone 7 Plus – ƒ/1.8 and ƒ/2.8, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ – ƒ/1.7. Both phones support recording 4K video, claimed to support optical image stabilization. The front camera of the iPhone 7-megapixel, the Galaxy smartphone is 8 – megapixel.
As for performance, the flagship of Apple is equipped with a powerful Quad-core processor Apple’s A10 Fusion. Samsung smartphones depending on the region received as SoC framework either Snapdragon 835 (U.S. only) or Exynos 8895 own production company. According to preliminary tests, the processor Apple is ahead of the performance of the opponent. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ has 4 GB of RAM, the iPhone 7 is 2 GB, the iPhone 7 Plus is 3 GB. From Samsung products due to a thicker case more battery capacity – 3000 and a 3500 mAh battery, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus battery on 1960 and 2900 mAh. All the devices have received the waterproof case.
Among the important features of the Samsung innovations include the Bluetooth module 5.0, scanner iris, facial recognition and dock DeX, which allows you to use your smartphone almost like a PC by connecting to the monitor. In the dock provides an HDMI output, two USB and an Ethernet connector. The technology largely resembles Microsoft Continuum.
Another “trick” Galaxy S8 and S8+ – voice assistant Bixby, which allows you to control many functions of the smartphone, not only to look for useful information. On him rely, therefore, as already mentioned, the devices have a dedicated button to call technology. She detects a degree of pressing: short sends the user to the home screen of the assistant, long — runs voice command.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will go on sale in Russia on April 28. The first will cost in Russia 54 990 rubles, and the version of Galaxy S8+ will cost 59 990 rubles. The official price of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Russia accounted for 52 990 rubles and 62 990 rubles, respectively.