Comparison: iPhone X vs Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy Note 8 - iPhoneHeat

Comparison: iPhone X vs Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy Note 8

Apple has introduced iPhone X as its flagship smartphone to take on Samsung’s Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 handsets. The competition between the two tech giants is furious this time around. Samsung has managed to avoid any battery exploding incident this time around and Apple has unveiled a new design in the form of iPhone X. The iPhone X is the first iPhone model that comes with an OLED display and the Samsung has been using OLED in its devices since many years now.

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How exactly iPhone X compares to its direct Android competitors; Galaxy S8 and Note 8 is specs showdown? Continue reading to find out.

It is worth mentioning that hardware specifications do mean little in real-world usage of handsets. Because performance is all about hardware and software optimization – an area where Apple excels at. Nonetheless, let’s have a quick rundown of specs comparison between iPhone X, Galaxy S8, and Galaxy Note 8.

iPhone X vs Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy Note 8 – Specs Comparison

All these three flagships from Apple and Samsung comes with top of the line hardware specifications that are available on any smartphone around the globe. Here are the exact specs of these devices:

iPhone X

Galaxy S8

Galaxy Note 8

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General

AnnouncedSeptember, 2017March, 2017August, 2017
ReleasedNovember, 2017April, 2017September, 2017

Body

Dimensions143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
Weight174 grams155 grams195 grams
ColorSpace Gray, SilverMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple GoldMidnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only)
Water & Dust ResistanceRated IP67 under IEC standard 60529IP68 certified - dust/water proofIP68 certified - dust/water proof

Display

Super AMOLED
Display TypeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen Size5.8-inch5.8 inches6.3 inches
Resolution1125 x 2436 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel Density458ppi570ppi521ppi
Display FeaturesTrue Tone Display, Wide Color Display, 3D Touch, HDR10 display, All-screenCorning Gorilla Glass 5, 3D Touch in Home button, Always-on DisplayCorning Gorilla Glass 5, HDR10, 3D Touch in Home button, Always-on Display

Hardware & Software

ChipsetApple A11 Bionic (64-bit)Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - USA & China
Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - USA & China
RAM3GB4GB6GB
Internal Storage64GB / 256GB64GB64GB / 128GB / 256GB
External StorageN/AmicroSD, up to 256 GBmicroSD, up to 256 GB
SIM CardNano-SIMNano-SIM (dual SIM option available)Nano-SIM (dual SIM option available)
NFCApple PaySamsung PaySamsung Pay
SensorsFace ID (Facial recognition)
Barometer, Three-axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Iris scanner, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2Iris scanner, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
OSiOS 11Android 7.0 (Nougat)Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)

Camera

Main Camera12MP Dual:
Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture
4K - @24fps, @30fps, @60fps
1080p - @30fps @60fps @120fps @240fps
720p - 30fps
12 MP - f/1.7
2160p@30fps
1080p@60fps
Dual 12 MP:
Wide-angle: ƒ/1.7 aperture
Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture
4K - @30fps, @60fps
1080p - @30fps @60fps
720p - 30fps, @240fps
Front Camera7MP - ƒ/2.2 aperture
1080p HD video
Portrait Lighting
Animoji
8 MP - f/1.7
1440p@30fps
Camera FeaturesOptical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x
Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
Portrait mode
Portrait Lighting
OIS, LED flash, HDR, dual video call, dual video recordingDual OIS, Optical zoom at 2X, Digital zoom up to 10X, Dual Capture, HDR

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Ion batteryLi-Ion batteryLi-Ion battery
Battery Capacity3000mAh3300mAh
FeaturesWireless Charging, Fast Wired Charging, Non-Removablewireless charging, Fast Wired Charging, Non-Removablewireless charging, Fast Wired Charging, Non-Removable

Connectivity

Wi-Fi802.11ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth5.05.05.0
USB2.0, Lightning reversible connector3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

When it comes to the price, Apple iPhone X is the most expensive handset among these three smartphones. Apple iPhone X starts at $999 and goes all the way up to $1,149. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the second expensive starting at $929.99 and the Galaxy S8 starts at 724.99. Samsung also bundles a number of freebies/accessories to further sweeten the deal.

There you have it folks; iPhone X vs Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy Note 8 Specs comparison. What do you think about Apple’s latest iPhone X now?

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