Samsung Galaxy S vs Samsung Galaxy S8

2.53 in
4.82 in
Samsung Galaxy S Mobile Phone
2.68 in
5.86 in
Samsung Galaxy S8 Mobile Phone
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Hardware

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Operating SystemAndroid 2.1Android 7.0
CPU Speed1 GHz
2.3 GHz
CPU CoresSingle CoreOcta Core
CPU ModelSamsung-Intrinsity Hummingbird CoreSamsung Exynos 9 Octa (8895)
GPU
yesyes
N/A
GPU ModelPowerVR SGX540ARM Mali-G71 MP20
Ram memory512MB4GB

Display

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Touchscreen
yesyes
yesyes
Colors16M16M
Screen size4.00 in
5.80 in
Resolution800x480 px1440x2960 px
TechnologySuper AMOLEDOLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density233 ppi
570 ppi
Screen MaterialCorning Gorilla Glass
N/A
Dual screen support
nono
N/A
Scratch resistant display
yesyes
N/A
HDR
nono
N/A
Ambient light sensor
yesyes
N/A
Multi touch
yesyes
yesyes

Camera

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Number of cameras22
Front resolution0.3 Mpx8 Mpx
Primary rear resolution5 Mpx12 Mpx
Video recording
yesyes
N/A
Highest video resolution1280x720 px3840x2160 px
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)30 fps
240 fps
Autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
Digital Image Stabilization
yesyes
N/A
Digital Zoom
yesyes
N/A
Face Detection
yesyes
yesyes
Geo-tagging
yesyes
yesyes
Panorama
yesyes
yesyes
Smile Detection
yesyes
N/A
Touch Focus
yesyes
N/A
Number of front cameras
N/A
1
Number of back cameras
N/A
1
Primary rear sensor size
N/A
1/2.5"
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
N/A
30 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
N/A
1280x720 px
LED Flash
N/A
yesyes
Night Mode
N/A
yesyes
Scene Mode
N/A
yesyes

Storage

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Memory card reader
yesyes
yesyes
Card Storage Max32GB256GB
Types of memory card supportedmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Internal storage
N/A
64GB

Dimensions

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MaterialPlastic
N/A
Height
4.82 in
5.86 in
Width
2.53 in
2.68 in
Depth0.39 in
0.31 in
Weight
0.26 lb
0.34 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
nono
nono
Water resistant
nono
yesyes
Shock resistant
nono
N/A
Colour of product
N/A
Black, Blue, Gold, Grey, Pink, Purple, Silver, Turquoise
Dust resistant
N/A
yesyes

Sensors

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Accelerometer
yesyes
yesyes
Digital Compass
yesyes
yesyes
Proximity
yesyes
N/A
Fingerprint
N/A
yesyes
Gyroscope
N/A
yesyes
Barometer
N/A
yesyes
ANT+
N/A
yesyes
Face scanner
N/A
yesyes

Navigation

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Built-in navigation system
yesyes
N/A
GPS
yesyes
yesyes
A-GPS
yesyes
yesyes
BeiDou
N/A
yesyes
Galileo
N/A
yesyes
GLONASS
N/A
yesyes

Connectivity

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Dual sim support
nono
N/A
Sim card SizeMini-SIMNano-SIM
DLNA certified
yesyes
N/A
Bluetooth
yesyes
N/A
Bluetooth version3.0 + HS5.0
Bluetooth profileA2DP, AVRCPA2DP, AVRCP
NFC
nono
N/A
Connector typeUSBUSB
Headphone connection3.5 mm3.5 mm
USB version2.03.1 (Gen 2)
Type of USB connectorMicro-USBUSB-C
Video outputManufacturer specificDisplayPort over USB-C

Networks

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2G GSM
yesyes
N/A
GSM Frequencies850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
N/A
3G UMTS
yesyes
yesyes
HSPA
yesyes
yesyes
HSPA Frequencies900 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
N/A
HSDPA speed7.2 Mbps
42 Mbps
HSUPA speed5.76 Mbps5.76 Mbps
Mobile hotspot function
yesyes
N/A
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
N/A
Wireless networking standard802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
GPRS
N/A
yesyes
HSPA+
N/A
yesyes
4G Speed (download/upload)
N/A
1000/150
Streaming standards
N/A
Google Cast, Miracast

Battery

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Exchangeable battery
yesyes
N/A
Battery typeLithium Ion
N/A
Battery capacity1500 mAh
3000 mAh
Standby Time 2G
750 h
326 h
Talk Time 2G12.9 h
20 h
Standby Time 3G
576 h
326 h
Talk Time 3G6 h
20 h
Supports fast charging
nono
N/A
Supports wireless charging
nono
N/A
Fast charging standard
N/A
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Wireless charging standard
N/A
PMA, QI