Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S9 Plus

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Jumping from the Galaxy S8 to the Galaxy S9 Plus gets you several key improvements to device specifications and overall experience. The S9+ is a generation newer, bringing spec bumps including a faster Snapdragon 845 processor, up to 256GB of internal storage, improved front and rear cameras with 2x optical zoom, and a relocated fingerprint reader for easier access. In addition, the S9+ also features a larger 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED at 529ppi and a higher capacity 3500mAh battery.

Price Comparison

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S9 Plus Pricing

Galaxy S8 prices start at $106, which is cheaper than the Galaxy S9 Plus low price of $124.

Specs Comparison

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Size

Size Galaxy S8 Galaxy S9 Plus
Width 68 mm 2.7 inches 74 mm 2.9 inches
Height 149 mm 5.9 inches 158 mm 6.2 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches 9 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 155 g 5.5 ounces 189 g 6.7 ounces

Camera

Camera Galaxy S8 Galaxy S9 Plus
Primary 12.2 MP 12.1 MP
Resolution 4032x3024 4016x3008

Screen

Display Galaxy S8 Galaxy S9 Plus
Resolution 1440x2960 1440x2960
Screen Size 147 mm 5.8 in 158 mm 6.2 in
Pixels Per Inch 568 ppi 531 ppi

Battery

Battery Galaxy S8 Galaxy S9 Plus
Capacity 3000 mAh 3500 mAh
USB USB-C USB-C

Processing

Processor Galaxy S8 Galaxy S9 Plus
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Color Choices

Galaxy S8

Available in 7 colors:

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

Which Galaxy S8 color should you buy?

Galaxy S9 Plus

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Purple
  • Red

Which color Galaxy S9 Plus is the most popular?

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S9 Plus Colors

The Galaxy S8 introduces two new colors not found in the Galaxy S9 Plus color palette: Purple and Red. Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 Plus share four colors: Black, Blue, Gold, and Gray. However, the Galaxy S8 does away with Gold, Pink, and Silver, previously seen on the Galaxy S9 Plus.

Storage Options

Galaxy S8

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB

Which Galaxy S8 storage should I buy?

Galaxy S9 Plus

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which storage Galaxy S9 Plus is the most popular?

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S9 Plus Storage

The Galaxy S9 Plus introduces one new storage option not found on the Galaxy S8: 256GB. Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 Plus share two storage options: 64GB and 128GB.

Reviews

Galaxy S8

58 reviews 4.9 stars

Galaxy S9 Plus

85 reviews 4.9 stars

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S9 Plus Reviews

Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 Plus earn 4.9 of 5.0 stars from Swappa user reviews.

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