Samsung Galaxy S8 Versus Galaxy S8 Plus: Comparison (Based On Rumors)!


Samsung is rumored to take the wrap off the most anticipated Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus at the launching event in New York, US on 29th of March 2017. So, it is confirmed that Samsung will release two different variants of its Galaxy S series flagship. We will draw a comparison between Galaxy S8 versus Galaxy S8 Plus.

Galaxy S8 Versus Galaxy S8 Plus

Comparison: Galaxy S8 Versus Galaxy S8 Plus

It is believed that both models will be wider and taller than its predecessor and it goes without saying that both models will have significant changes. So, let’s start with the comparison without wasting any of your precious time.

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Price And Release Date

We already told you about the launch date, which is 29th of March 2017. The release date will be 21st of April. The price of the primary Galaxy S8 will be $850, and premium Galaxy S8 Plus will cost you $950.

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Specs: Galaxy S8 Vs Galaxy S8 Plus

SpecsGalaxy S8Galaxy S8 Plus
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5 back panelCorning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16 M colorsSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16 M colors
Size5.8 inches6.2 inches
Android VersionNougat 7.0 or aboveNougat 7.0 or above
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
CPUOcta-core 4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz KryoOcta-core 4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 540Adreno 540
Storage64 and 128 GB64 and 128 GB
Micro SD cardYes, supports up to 256 GBYes, supports up to 256 GB
Headphone JackYesYes
BatteryNon-removable Li-on 3000 mAhNon-removable Li-lon 3500 mAh
ColorsWhite, Black, Gold, Silver, Pink GoldWhite, Black, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold

Features: Galaxy S8 Vs Galaxy S8 Plus

Water Resistance

Yes, both smartphones will be water and dust proof with IP68 certified. It will resist till 30 minutes under 1.5 meters.


Both models camera specifications will be same, but premium Galaxy S8 Plus will feature dual lens rear camera of 12 megapixel and front camera of 8 megapixels.

The primary Galaxy S8 will have 12 megapixels rear camera but it will be a single lens, and the front camera will have 8 megapixels.


Both Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will have iris scanner, accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity, heart rate, SpO2, barometer, and fingerprint scanner. Interestingly, the fingerprint scanner will be rear, and it will be placed right beside the rear camera.

Other Features

The other features of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will be fast battery charging and Samsung desktop experience support.


In the end, we must say that there is a lot of pressure on Samsung because it is the first comeback with flagship after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. However, they can restore the trust of the customers with these incredible features and upgraded specifications.