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Galaxy S8Galaxy S8 Plus
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Design

Galaxy S8Galaxy S8 Plus
Width68.1 mm73.4 mm
Height148.9 mm159.5 mm
Weight151 g173 g
Thickness8 mm8.1 mm
Volume81.12 cm³94.83 cm³

Screen

Galaxy S8Galaxy S8 Plus
Resolution1440 x 2960 px1440 x 2960 px
Density568 ppi529 ppi
Size5.8 inches6.2 inches

Battery

Galaxy S8Galaxy S8 Plus
Battery capacity3000 mAh3500 mAh
Removable batteryNoNo
Wireless chargingYesYes
Fast chargingYesYes
Ultra power saving modeYesYes
Battery life22 h22 h

*Refurbished devices sold on Back Market offer at least 85% of this maximum power

Performances

Galaxy S8Galaxy S8 Plus
Maximum storage64 GB64 GB
CPU frequency2.3 GHz2.3 GHz
Number of processor cores88
External memory slotYesYes
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB
5G supportNoNo
LTE supportYesYes

Camera

Galaxy S8Galaxy S8 Plus
Front camera resolution8 MP8 MP
Main camera resolution12 MP12 MP
Multi lensNoNo
Optical zoomNoNo
FlashYesYes
Optical stabilizationYesYes
Slow motion videoYesYes
Main camera video resolution2160 px2160 px

Audio

Galaxy S8Galaxy S8 Plus
Stereo speakersNoNo
3.5mm jack socketYesYes
RadioNoNo
Number of microphones22

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Comparison

Galaxy S8 Plus vs S8

Considered to be two versions of the same device, these smartphones have a lot in common. Their camera modules are identical, as are their RAM and storage capacity. However, the difference in size can help you choose, as can their battery life and price. Here's a look at the differences between them to help you make your choice.

Samsung S8, a compact version

Measuring 148.9 × 68.1 × 8 mm (compared to 159.5 × 73.4 × 8.1 mm), the Samsung S8 is the most compact of the two. It therefore has a smaller screen than the Plus version, with a 5.8-inch screen compared to the 6.2-inch screen of the Samsung S8 Plus. However, the screen's usable area is almost identical, which does not hinder the use of the S8.

Another similarity is that the screen offers the same resolution on both smartphones. It's 2,960 × 1,440 px. This allows the S8 to come out on top with a final screen resolution of 570 compared to 539 for the S* Plus. It's also more interesting when it comes to the price. A difference of £100 separates the two devices.

Samsung S8 Plus, an XL version

With its larger dimensions, the Samsung S8 Plus benefits from a larger battery capacity (3,500 mAh compared to only 3,000 for the S8). It therefore gains a good hour of additional battery life. On the other hand, it is heavier, weighing 173 grams, or 18 grams more than the Samsung S8.

The rest of its technical specifications are identical to the Samsung S8. They both have 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage capacity, a Super AMOLED screen and the same photo sensors (12MPX for the main lens and 8MPX for the front camera). So it's hard to tell them apart. Only the size and the footprint of these two Samsung smartphones can help you choose.

If battery life and a large screen are essential for your daily life, only the Samsung S8 Plus is able to meet your needs. Looking for the best price? Go for the Samsung S8 as it offers excellent value for money and doesn't disappoint.

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