Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Plus

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The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are very similar phones that share almost identical specs and features, with the primary difference being their displays. The S8 has a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED at 570ppi, whereas stepping up to the S8+ gets you a larger 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED at 529ppi. The S8+ also packs a slightly larger 3500mAh battery, compared to the 3000 mAh battery on the S8. These two phones share the same Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB of internal storage, front and rear cameras, and IP68 water and dust resistance rating.

Price Comparison

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Plus Pricing

The Galaxy S8 fetches a higher starting price at $97 compared to the Galaxy S8 Plus, which starts at $94.

Specs Comparison

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Size

Size Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Plus
Width 68 mm 2.7 inches 73 mm 2.9 inches
Height 149 mm 5.9 inches 160 mm 6.3 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 155 g 5.5 ounces 173 g 6.1 ounces

Camera

Camera Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Plus
Primary 12.2 MP 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024 4032x3024

Screen

Display Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Plus
Resolution 1440x2960 1440x2880
Screen Size 147 mm 5.8 in 158 mm 6.2 in
Pixels Per Inch 568 ppi 519 ppi

Battery

Battery Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Plus
Capacity 3000 mAh 3500 mAh
USB USB-C USB-C

Processing

Processor Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Plus
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895M

Color Choices

Galaxy S8

Available in 7 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Pink
  • Silver

Which Galaxy S8 color should you buy?

Galaxy S8 Plus

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Pink
  • Silver

Which color Galaxy S8 Plus is the most popular?

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Plus Colors

Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus share six colors: Black, Blue, Gold, Gray, Pink, and Silver. However, the Galaxy S8 does away with Gold, previously seen on the Galaxy S8 Plus.

Storage Options

Galaxy S8

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB

Which Galaxy S8 storage should I buy?

Galaxy S8 Plus

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB

Which storage Galaxy S8 Plus is the most popular?

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Plus Storage

Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus share two storage options: 64GB and 128GB.

Reviews

Galaxy S8

58 reviews 4.9 stars

Galaxy S8 Plus

23 reviews 5.0 stars

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Plus Reviews

Users rate the Galaxy S8 with 4.9 stars, compared to the Galaxy S8 Plus with 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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