Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

2.68 in
5.86 in
Samsung Galaxy S8 Mobile Phone
2.7 in
5.81 in
Samsung Galaxy S9 Mobile Phone
Available colors
User rating
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Full Comparison

Hardware

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0Android 8.0
CPU Speed2.3 GHz
2.7 GHz
CPU CoresOcta CoreOcta Core
CPU ModelSamsung Exynos 9 Octa (8895)Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (9810)
GPU ModelARM Mali-G71 MP20ARM Mali-G72 MP18
Ram memory4GB4GB
GPU
N/A
yesyes

Display

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
Touchscreen
yesyes
yesyes
Colors16M16M
Screen size5.80 in5.80 in
Resolution1440x2960 px1440x2960 px
TechnologyOLED (AMOLED)OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density570 ppi570 ppi
Multi touch
yesyes
yesyes
Dual screen support
N/A
nono
Scratch resistant display
N/A
yesyes
Ambient light sensor
N/A
yesyes

Camera

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
Number of cameras22
Number of front cameras1
N/A
Number of back cameras1
N/A
Front resolution8 Mpx8 Mpx
Primary rear resolution12 Mpx12 Mpx
Primary rear sensor size1/2.5"1/2.55"
Highest video resolution3840x2160 px3840x2160 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution30 fps60 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)240 fps
960 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280x720 px1280x720 px
Autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
Face Detection
yesyes
N/A
Geo-tagging
yesyes
yesyes
LED Flash
yesyes
yesyes
Night Mode
yesyes
N/A
Panorama
yesyes
N/A
Scene Mode
yesyes
N/A
Primary rear lens aperture
N/A
1.9 f
Video recording
N/A
yesyes
Optical image stabilization
N/A
yesyes
Touch Focus
N/A
yesyes

Storage

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
Internal storage64GB
N/A
Memory card reader
yesyes
yesyes
Card Storage Max256GB400GB
Types of memory card supportedmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXCmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
Colour of productBlack, Blue, Gold, Grey, Pink, Purple, Silver, TurquoiseBlack, Blue, Grey, Purple
Height5.86 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
Dust resistant
yesyes
N/A
Material
N/A
Aluminium, Glass
Shock resistant
N/A
nono

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
Accelerometer
yesyes
yesyes
Digital Compass
yesyes
N/A
Fingerprint
yesyes
yesyes
Gyroscope
yesyes
yesyes
Barometer
yesyes
yesyes
ANT+
yesyes
yesyes
Face scanner
yesyes
yesyes
Heart Rate Monitor
N/A
yesyes
Proximity
N/A
yesyes

Navigation

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
GPS
yesyes
yesyes
A-GPS
yesyes
yesyes
BeiDou
yesyes
yesyes
Galileo
yesyes
yesyes
GLONASS
yesyes
yesyes
Built-in navigation system
N/A
yesyes

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
Sim card SizeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Bluetooth version5.05.0
Bluetooth profileA2DP, AVRCPA2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PBAP
Connector typeUSBUSB
Headphone connection3.5 mm3.5 mm
USB version3.1 (Gen 2)3.1 (Gen 2)
Type of USB connectorUSB-CUSB-C
Video outputDisplayPort over USB-CDisplayPort over USB-C
Dual sim support
N/A
yesyes
DLNA certified
N/A
nono
Bluetooth
N/A
yesyes
Bluetooth codec
N/A
aptX, SBC
NFC
N/A
yesyes
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
N/A
yesyes

Networks

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
GPRS
yesyes
N/A
3G UMTS
yesyes
yesyes
HSPA
yesyes
yesyes
HSPA+
yesyes
yesyes
HSDPA speed42 Mbps42 Mbps
HSUPA speed5.76 Mbps5.76 Mbps
4G Speed (download/upload)1000/1501200/200
Streaming standardsGoogle Cast, MiracastGoogle Cast, Miracast
Wireless networking standard802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
2G GSM
N/A
yesyes
DC-HSPA
N/A
yesyes
Mobile hotspot function
N/A
yesyes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
N/A
yesyes

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy S9
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Standby Time 2G326 h326 h
Talk Time 2G20 h
22 h
Standby Time 3G326 h
N/A
Talk Time 3G20 h
22 h
Fast charging standardSamsung Adaptive Fast ChargeSamsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Wireless charging standardPMA, QIPMA, QI
Exchangeable battery
N/A
nono
Supports fast charging
N/A
yesyes
Supports wireless charging
N/A
yesyes
Built-in wireless charging
N/A
yesyes