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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S8

2.85 in
5.94 in
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
2.68 in
5.86 in
Samsung Galaxy S8 Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S8
Available colors
User rating
3
4.3 out of 5
3 user ratings
5 stars
66 %
4 stars
0 %
3 stars
33 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Hardware

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Operating system
Android 6.0
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Android 7.0
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CPU clock speed
2.3 GHz
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2.3 GHz
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CPU cores
8-core
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8-core
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CPU model
Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890
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Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
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GPU model
ARM Mali-T880 MP12
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ARM Mali-G71 MP20
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RAM memory
4 GB
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4 GB
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Display

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Screen size
5.5 in
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5.8 in
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Touchscreen
yes
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yes
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Number of colors
16.7M
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16.7M
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Panel type
OLED
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OLED
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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Technology
  • AMOLED
  • Super AMOLED
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AMOLED
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Pixel density
534.0 ppi
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570.0 ppi
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Screen material
Corning Gorilla Glass 5.0
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N/A
Dual screen support
no
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no
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Scratch resistant display
yes
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yes
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HDR
no
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yes
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Multi touch
N/A
yes
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Rear camera

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Number of rear cameras
1
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1
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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Primary lens aperture
1.7 f
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N/A
Primary sensor size
1/2.6"
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1/2.5"
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Video recording
yes
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yes
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Highest video resolution
  • 4096
  • 2160
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  • 3840
  • 2160
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Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30.0 fps
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30.0 fps
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Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
120.0 fps
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240.0 fps
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Max resolution (highest frame rate)
  • 1280
  • 720
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  • 1280
  • 720
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Autofocus
yes
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yes
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Digital zoom
yes
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N/A
Face detection
yes
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yes
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Geo-tagging
yes
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yes
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LED Flash
yes
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yes
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Night Mode
yes
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yes
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Optical image stabilization
yes
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N/A
Panorama
yes
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yes
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Scene mode
yes
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yes
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Self timer
yes
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N/A
Touch focus
yes
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N/A

Front camera

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Number of front cameras
1
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1
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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Storage

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Internal storage
  • 128 GB
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
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64 GB
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Memory card reader
yes
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yes
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Maximum card storage
200GB
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256GB
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Types of memory card supported
  • microSD
  • microSDHC
  • microSDXC
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  • microSD
  • microSDHC
  • microSDXC
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Dimensions

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Colour of product
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Black
  • White
  • Titanium
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Blue
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  • Black
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Purple
  • Silver
  • Turquoise
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Material
  • Aluminum
  • Glass
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N/A
Height
5.94 in
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5.86 in
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Width
2.85 in
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2.68 in
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Depth
0.3 in
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0.31 in
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Weight
5.54 oz
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5.47 oz
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Physical keyboard/numpad
no
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no
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Water resistant
yes
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yes
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Shock resistant
no
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no
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Dust resistant
yes
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yes
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Sensors

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Accelerometer
yes
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yes
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Proximity
yes
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N/A
Fingerprint
yes
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yes
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Gyroscope
yes
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yes
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Barometer
yes
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yes
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Pedometer
yes
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N/A
Hearth rate monitor
yes
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N/A
Altimeter
no
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N/A
Thermometer
no
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N/A
Magnetometer
yes
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N/A
ANT+
yes
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yes
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Digital compass
N/A
yes
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Face scanner
N/A
yes
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Connectivity

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Dual sim support
no
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  • no
  • yes
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Sim card size
Nano-SIM
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Nano-SIM
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DLNA certified
yes
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no
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Bluetooth
yes
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yes
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Bluetooth version
4.2
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5.0
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Bluetooth profile
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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Bluetooth codec
  • aptX
  • SBC
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  • aptX
  • SBC
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NFC
yes
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yes
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Charging connection
USB
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USB
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Headphone connection
3.5 mm
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3.5 mm
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USB version
2.0
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3.1
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USB On-The-Go (OTG)
yes
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yes
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Video output
No
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DisplayPort over USB-C
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Celluar

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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yes
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yes
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Wireless networking standard
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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Data transmission
HSPA+
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HSPA+
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Navigation system
GLONASS
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GLONASS
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2G GSM
yes
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yes
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GSM frequencies
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
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N/A
3G UMTS
yes
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yes
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UMTS frequences
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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N/A
4G LTE
yes
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yes
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LTE frequencies
  • 700 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2500 MHz
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N/A
Mobile hotspot
yes
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N/A
Streaming standards
  • Google Cast
  • Miracast
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  • Google Cast
  • Miracast
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Battery

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Replaceable battery
no
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no
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Battery type
Lithium ion
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N/A
Battery capacity
3600.0 mAh
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3000.0 mAh
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Standby time
336.0 h
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326.0 h
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Talk time
33.0 h
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20.0 h
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Fast charging
yes
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yes
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Fast charging standard
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
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Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
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Wireless charging
yes
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yes
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Wireless charging standard
  • PMA
  • QI
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  • PMA
  • QI
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