Apple iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8- Which One to Buy?

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Repeating the Legacy of getting hype & being successful in the technology market, Apple is going to launch the successor; Apple iPhone 8 after iPhone 7.  Rumors about the specifications and the release date are out.  Moreover, it is going to be the 10th generation iPhone with outclass design and features.

However, on the other side, Samsung has also announced its upcoming smartphone that is going to be Samsung Galaxy Note 8.  Galaxy Note 8 is installed and geared up with the features which have the capability of competing iPhone 8. So, let’s take a look at rumor specifications and see what we’ve got in both mobile market giants.

Release Date & Price Comparison

According to the rumors, iPhone 8 will hit the market in September whereas, it is said that Samsung is ready to launch its Galaxy Note 8 in August.  As per price is concerned, much like the iPhone 8, the Galaxy Note 8 could be Samsung’s first smartphone to break the $1,000 (around £920) barrier.

Apple iPhone 8 Specifications

iPhone 8

  • Network Technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • Body Dimensions: 143.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm (5.65 x 2.80 x 0.30 in)
  • SIM: Nano-SIM
    • IP68 certified – dust and water resistant
    • Water resistant up to 1.5 meters and 30 minutes
    • Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
  • Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, 16M colors
  • Size: 5.1 inches (~61.0% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1242 x 2800 pixels (~601 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Protection: Ion-strengthened glass, oleo phobic coating
    • Wide color gamut display
    • 3D Touch display & home button
    • Display Zoom
  • Platform OS: iOS 11
  • Chipset: Apple A11
  • CPU: Quad-core
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • Internal: 64/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • Camera Primary: 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Features: 1/3″ sensor size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
  • Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps
  • Secondary: 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC: Yes (Apple Pay only)
  • Radio: No
  • USB: 3.0, reversible connector; magnetic connector
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Messaging: iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
  • Browser: HTML5 (Safari)
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion battery
  • Colors: Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold

       Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specifications

iPhone 8

  • Network Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Body Build: Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
    • IP68 certified – dust/water proof over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes
    • Stylus
    • Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
  • Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, 16M colors
  • Size: 5.7 inches
  • Resolution: 3840 x 2160 pixels (~773 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
    • Always-on display
    • Grace UI
  • Platform OS: Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Memory Card slot:
  • -microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – single-SIM model
  • -microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual-SIM model
  • Internal: 64 GB/128, 6 GB RAM
  • Camera Primary: Dual 13 MP, OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Features: 1/2.3″ sensor size, 1.55µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
  • Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
  • Secondary: 8 MP, f/1.6, dual video call, Auto HDR
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • NFC: Yes
  • Radio: No
  • USB: 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
  • Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Browser: HTML5
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion battery
  • Colors: Gold, Silver, Black, Blue