Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

2.78 in
5.65 in
Samsung Galaxy S6 Mobile Phone
vs
2.68 in
5.86 in
Samsung Galaxy S8 Mobile Phone

Full Comparison

Hardware

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Operating System
Android 5.0
Android 7.0
Cpu Speed
2.1 GHz
2.3 GHz
CPU Cores
Octa Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Samsung Exynos Octa 7420
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (8895)
GPU Model
ARM Mali-T760
ARM Mali-G71 MP20
Ram memory
3GB
4GB

Display

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Touchscreen
yesyes
yesyes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.10 in
5.80 in
Resolution
2560, 1440
1440, 2960
Technology
Super AMOLED
OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density
576 ppi
570 ppi
Multi touch
yesyes
yesyes

Camera

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
5 Mpx
8 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
16 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.)
120 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

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Memory card reader
nono
yesyes
Card Storage Max
128GB
256GB
Types of memory card supported
No memory slot
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Colour of product
White, Black, Gold, Blue
Black, Blue, Gold, Grey, Pink, Purple, Silver, Turquoise
Height
5.65 in
5.86 in
Width
2.78 in
2.68 in
Depth
0.27 in
0.31 in
Weight
0.30 lb
0.34 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
nono
nono
Water resistant
nono
yesyes

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Accelerometer
yesyes
yesyes
Digital Compass
yesyes
yesyes
Fingerprint
yesyes
yesyes
Gyroscope
yesyes
yesyes
Barometer
yesyes
yesyes
ANT+
yesyes
yesyes

Navigation

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
GPS
yesyes
yesyes
A-GPS
yesyes
yesyes
BeiDou
yesyes
yesyes
GLONASS
yesyes
yesyes

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Bluetooth Version
4.1
5.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP
A2DP, AVRCP
Connector type
USB, Wireless
USB
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
USB version
2.0
3.1 (Gen 2)
Type of USB connector
Micro-USB
USB-C
Video output
MHL
DisplayPort over USB-C

Networks

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung 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

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8
Battery Capacity
2550 mAh
3000 mAh
Talk Time 3G
17 h
20 h
Fast charging standard
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Wireless charging standard
PMA, QI
PMA, QI