We are approaching the end of the year 2016. And the speculations have already come up from various sources regarding the new smartphone devices that will come up in 2017. Among all the devices expected to arrive in the coming year, Apple iPhone 8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 are the two big names in the list. Hence, a Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 8 study is worth making.
Apple iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Design
It is expected that Samsung Galaxy S8 is going to have a curved screen display if we go by the latest rumours although previous reports have suggested that it is going to have a flat screen display. The two variants of Samsung Galaxy S8 is going to be available in the market in two different screen dimensions- one with a 5.1-inch screen and the other with a 5.5-inch screen. On the other side, Apple iPhone 8 is going to have a bezel-free appearance. Also, it is expected according to our previous report that Apple iPhone 8 is going to hit the market in three different variants. One is going to have a 4.7-inch display, and the other is going to have a 5.5-inch display. Other than these two a third variant will also be perhaps made available which is going to have an OLED display, although the screen dimension is left untold.
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 8: Processor
The Apple iPhone 8 is reported to be coming with a 10 nanometer A11 chipset which is expected to make the latest upcoming device all the more efficient and faster. Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to run on a 3GHz Exynos 8895 processor, a Mali GPU from ARM and Android 7.0 Nougat operating system right out of the box.
Apple iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Features
The upcoming flagship device of Apple is reportedly coming out in the market without a home screen, and this is going to be the first time that Apple is adopting such a feature. Besides this, there is going to be iris scanner in the Apple iPhone 8. Coming to the features of the Samsung Galaxy S8, nothing much can be said regarding this phone because confirmed news is yet to come from any reliable source. However, it is expected that Samsung Galaxy S8, like Apple iPhone 8 is going to have iris scanner. Besides this, it is anticipated that this device from Samsung is going to have a fingerprint sensor incorporated with the home button.
It is expected that Samsung Galaxy S8 also is going to do away with the 3.5 mm jack for the earphone very much like the Apple iPhone.
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 8: RAM & Internal Storage
Apple iPhone 8 is expected to have come either with 3-4 GB RAM. Three different versions are estimated to be released by Apple with the range varying between 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. Samsung Galaxy S8 is going to be available in the market in a single variant with a RAM of either 4 GB or 6 GB and internal storage of 64 GB. This flagship device from Samsung is expected to be having a dedicated microSD card slot which will be expandable up to 256 GB.
Apple iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Camera
Both Samsung and Apple have set a benchmark for themselves when it comes to the camera in smartphones. And in these two upcoming devices also we can expect something special from Samsung and Apple. It is supposed that Apple iPhone 8 is going to have a dual-lens 12-megapixel rear camera with dual-OIS and 4k video recording facility. The front camera is perhaps going to be of 8 megapixels. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S8 is going to have a dual-lens 16-megapixel rear camera also with OIS and 4k video recording facility. The device is going to have a 12-megapixel selfie camera with wide angle lens.
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 8: Battery
The Apple iPhone 8 is expected to be having a battery backup of 2,800 mAh. However, nothing much has been revealed regarding the battery backup of Samsung Galaxy S8. But it is definitely going to be a Li-ion battery and should be preventive to any sort of explosion.
Apple iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Price
It is expected that the Apple iPhone 8 is going to be priced around $1099 and $1499. But very little has been known regarding the price of Samsung Galaxy S8, and we can expect a little bit of hike from the price of Samsung Galaxy S7.
From the comparative study of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Apple iPhone 8, one thing can be derived. And that is both these devices are going to be the frontrunners in the race for the best smartphone in the upcoming year. Apple has suffered a bit in the total revenue collected from their flagship devices, and it can be predicted that they are going to have a better outcome from this device. Samsung, on the other hand, will be looking forward to making a strong comeback into the world of gadget after what had happened with their Samsung Galaxy Note 7. So it can be said that Apple iPhone 8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 could be the best bet to make for the losses that their respective makers have faced in recent times.