Specs Comparison: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus


If we talk about the biggest rivals in the smartphone industry, the only two names that will come on the top will be Apple and Samsung. Both these smartphone manufacturers have been fighting hard to get the top spot for so many years. Although the phone made by both the Apple and Samsung are way different from each other, the difference doesn’t kill the competition. As soon as one of these manufacturer releases a new phone, the internet witnesses a storm of fanboys bashing each other to defend the manufacturer of their smartphone.

Just today, Samsung released its brand new Galaxy Note device. Galaxy Note 8 is the 7th Galaxy Note smartphone from the South Korean giant. After the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, Samsung’s future seemed quite uncertain when it came to the Galaxy Note series. Surprisingly, Samsung didn’t give up and continued to work on the next Galaxy Note device. At its exclusive event in the New York today, Samsung grabbed the Note 8 out of the curtains. With the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung’s aim is to win the lost trust back in the series and revive it once again. The Galaxy Note 8 looks promising. Its top-notch spec sheet has every single thing to offer that the users would want to look in a Note device.

Now that the Note 8 is out, it is quite important for a lot of users to know what this new phone has to offer and where does it stand in competition with the iPhone 7 Plus. For this reason, we have made a brief comparison showing off the specs of the Galaxy Note 8 and the iPhone 7 Plus next to each other. Have a look at the specs comparison of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus now to see who is the winner.

Specs Comparison: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Specs Galaxy Note 8 iPhone 7 Plus
Display 6.3 inches (~82.98% screen-to-body ratio)
1440 x 2960 pixels (~522 ppi pixel density)
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
5.5 inches (~67.7% screen-to-body ratio)
1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa – EMEA
Apple A10 Fusion
CPU Octa-core Quad-core 2.34 GHz (2x Hurricane + 2x Zephyr)
GPU Adreno 540
Mali-G71 MP20 – EMEA
PowerVR Series7XT Plus (six-core graphics)
Storage 64/128/256 GB
microSD upto 256 GB
32/128/256 GB
Camera Dual 12 MP, f/1.7 & f/2.4, OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Front: 8 MP, f/1.7, dual video call, Auto HDR
Dual 12 MP, (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
Front: 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
OS Android 7.1 Nougat
Upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo
iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 10.3.3
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB 2.0 2.0, reversible connector
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh battery (11.1 Wh)
Dimensions 6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm) 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm (6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 6.88 oz (195 g) 188 g (6.63 oz)
Water/Dust Resistance IP68 Certified IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Colors Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, Deep Sea Blue Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Red
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