iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S8


The iPhone X is here with a new outline, an enormous screen, endlessly enhanced specs, and lots of new features. Yet, the iPhone X is not the only noteworthy handset to arrive this year, as the enormous Samsung Galaxy S8 is also in the same queue with similar features.


In the iPhone X, the main genuine bezel is a little ‘notch’ at the top of the display, where you will get the front camera and sensors.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a thin strip above and beneath the screen. It shows bends around the edges, while the iPhone X’s does not whereas from back the two devices look plain.

The Galaxy S8 is IP68-certified, which signifies that it can be sunken to 1.5 meters of water approximately for 30 minutes, whereas the iPhone X is water-and dust resistant to the microscopic level.


  • Galaxy S8: 5.8-inch Super AMOLED, 2960 x 1440 pixels (570 ppi pixel thickness), 1000 nits, 83.6% screen-to-body proportion
  • iPhone X: 5.8-inch 18.5:9 True Tone OLED, 2436 x 1125 pixels (458 ppi), 625 nits, 82.9%, screen-to-body proportion

Apart from the similar displays, Samsung still has the edge, with a higher resolution as well as higher brightness. However, the iPhone X possesses True Tone display that fine-tunes the white balance to cater your environment.

Moreover, it has 3D Touch which response by light or heavy tap. The Samsung Galaxy S8, on the other hand, allows swiping over the edges to raise menus and shortcut to applications.


The iPhone utilizes Apple’s latest A11 Bionic chipset, which is a six-core one and is the Apple’s fastest portable chipset yet. It is also expected to have 3GB of RAM

The Samsung Galaxy S8 in the meantime has an octa-core chipset and 4GB of RAM.

For the iPhone X, options of both 64GB and 256GB whereas the Samsung Galaxy S8 offers 64GB size, yet a microSD card space of up to 256GB, which the iPhone X doesn’t have.

Furthermore, they have different OS. The iPhone X features iOS 11, whereas the Samsung Galaxy S8 features Android


The iPhone X has a 12MP dual-lens camera with some new features. It is equipped with optical picture adjustment, to help keep your shots steady and in focus. Furthermore, it offers a 4K video to be shot at up to 60fps and 1080p slow-mo video at 240fps. It also incorporates a 3D face scanner for unlocking just by looking at it.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has merely a single lens 12MP camera on the back incorporating optical picture adjustment and can take amazing shots, helped by its wide f/1.7 aperture. 4K video is stored at 30fps and 1080p at 60fps along with a proficient 8MP front camera. It is equipped with its very own face scanner; however, it is less efficient than Apple’s take.

Both enable wireless charging with Apple having a 2,716mAh battery and Samsung Galaxy S8 supports a 3,000mAh battery.
Indeed the iPhone X and the Galaxy S8 have never been more similar but then, in standard logic, apparently they have likewise never been further separated.

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