Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

2.68 in
5.86 in
Samsung Galaxy S8 Mobile Phone
vs
2.7 in
5.81 in
Samsung Galaxy S9 Mobile Phone

Full Comparison

Hardware

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
Operating System
Android 7.0
Android 8.0
Cpu Speed
2.3 GHz
2.7 GHz
CPU Cores
Octa Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (8895)
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (9810)
GPU Model
ARM Mali-G71 MP20
ARM Mali-G72 MP18
Ram memory
4GB
4GB

Display

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Touchscreen
yesyes
yesyes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.80 in
5.80 in
Resolution
1440, 2960
1440, 2960
Technology
OLED (AMOLED)
OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density
570 ppi
570 ppi
Multi touch
yesyes
yesyes

Camera

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Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
12 Mpx
12 Mpx
Primary rear sensor size
1/2.5"
1/2.55"
Highest video resolution
3840x2160 px
3840x2160 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
60 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240 fps
960 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280, 720
1280, 720
Autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
Geo-tagging
yesyes
yesyes
LED Flash
yesyes
yesyes

Storage

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Memory card reader
yesyes
yesyes
Card Storage Max
256GB
400GB
Types of memory card supported
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

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Colour of product
Black, Blue, Gold, Grey, Pink, Purple, Silver, Turquoise
Black, Blue, Grey, Purple
Height
5.86 in
5.81 in
Width
2.68 in
2.70 in
Depth
0.31 in
0.33 in
Weight
0.34 lb
0.36 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
nono
nono
Water resistant
yesyes
yesyes

Sensors

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Accelerometer
yesyes
yesyes
Fingerprint
yesyes
yesyes
Gyroscope
yesyes
yesyes
Barometer
yesyes
yesyes
ANT+
yesyes
yesyes
Face scanner
yesyes
yesyes

Navigation

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GPS
yesyes
yesyes
A-GPS
yesyes
yesyes
BeiDou
yesyes
yesyes
Galileo
yesyes
yesyes
GLONASS
yesyes
yesyes

Connectivity

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Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Bluetooth Version
5.0
5.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PBAP
Connector type
USB
USB
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
USB version
3.1 (Gen 2)
3.1 (Gen 2)
Type of USB connector
USB-C
USB-C
Video output
DisplayPort over USB-C
DisplayPort over USB-C

Networks

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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)
1000/150
1200/200
Streaming standards
Google Cast, Miracast
Google Cast, Miracast
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 S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
Battery Capacity
3000 mAh
3000 mAh
Standby Time 2G
326 h
326 h
Talk Time 2G
20 h
22 h
Talk Time 3G
20 h
22 h
Fast charging standard
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Wireless charging standard
PMA, QI
PMA, QI