Apple iPhone 6S Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8

3.07 in
6.23 in
Apple iPhone 6S Plus
vs
2.68 in
5.86 in
Samsung Galaxy S8

Full Comparison

Hardware

Apple iPhone 6S PlusApple iPhone 6S PlusSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Operating System
Apple iOS 11
Android 7.0
Cpu Speed
1.84 GHz
2.3 GHz
CPU Cores
Dual Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Apple A9
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (8895)
GPU Model
PowerVR GT7600
ARM Mali-G71 MP20
Ram memory
2GB
4GB

Display

Apple iPhone 6S PlusApple iPhone 6S PlusSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.50 in
5.80 in
Resolution
1920, 1080
1440, 2960
Technology
IPS (TFT), IPS LCD
OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density
401 ppi
570 ppi
Multi touch
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Apple iPhone 6S PlusApple iPhone 6S PlusSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
5 Mpx
8 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
12 Mpx
12 Mpx
Highest video resolution
4096, 2160
3840x2160 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240 fps
240 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280, 720
1280, 720
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Face Detection
yesYes
yesYes
Geo-tagging
yesYes
yesYes
LED Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Panorama
yesYes
yesYes

Storage

Apple iPhone 6S PlusApple iPhone 6S PlusSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Memory card reader
noNo
yesYes
Types of memory card supported
No memory slot
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

Apple iPhone 6S PlusApple iPhone 6S PlusSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Height
6.23 in
5.86 in
Width
3.07 in
2.68 in
Depth
0.29 in
0.31 in
Weight
0.42 lb
0.34 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
noNo
noNo
Water resistant
noNo
yesYes

Sensors

Apple iPhone 6S PlusApple iPhone 6S PlusSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Compass
yesYes
yesYes
Fingerprint
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Barometer
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

Apple iPhone 6S PlusApple iPhone 6S PlusSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
GPS
yesYes
yesYes
A-GPS
yesYes
yesYes
GLONASS
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Apple iPhone 6S PlusApple iPhone 6S PlusSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Bluetooth Version
4.2
5.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP
A2DP, AVRCP
Connector type
Lightning
USB
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Video output
Manufacturer specific
DisplayPort over USB-C

Networks

Apple iPhone 6S PlusApple iPhone 6S PlusSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
3G UMTS
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA+
yesYes
yesYes
HSDPA speed
42 Mbps
42 Mbps
HSUPA speed
5.76 Mbps
5.76 Mbps
4G Speed (download/upload)
300/50
1000/150
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

Apple iPhone 6S PlusApple iPhone 6S PlusSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Battery Capacity
2750 mAh
3000 mAh
Standby Time 2G
384 h
326 h
Talk Time 2G
24 h
20 h
Standby Time 3G
384 h
326 h
Talk Time 3G
24 h
20 h

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