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Specs Comparison: Galaxy S8 and S8+ vs. Galaxy Note 8

galaxy s8 vs galaxy note 8

Deciding if you should upgrade from your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ to the newly announced Galaxy Note 8? Maybe this easy-to-follow table will help you with that decision.

Below, you’ll find the Galaxy S8 specs vs. that of the Galaxy Note 8. You’ll notice for one thing, that they really aren’t that different. In fact, outside of the upgrade in RAM, dual camera, storage options, and S Pen, you’ve got nearly similar phones, especially when compared to the S8+. And that’s probably because we’ve come so far in phone tech that it’s hard to massively upgrade in only a few months, but it also shows how good the S8 and S8+ already were.

Either way, we’ve got you covered below in our Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy Note 8 comparison.

Galaxy S8/S8+ vs. Galaxy Note 8

 iPhone XGalaxy S8Galaxy S8+Galaxy Note 8
Price$999 / $1,149$724.99$824.99$929.99
SoftwareiOS 11Android 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
ProcessorA11 Bionic, 64-bit
M11 motion coprocessor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 64-bit 10nmQualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 64-bit 10nmQualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 64-bit 10nm
Display5.8" Super Retina HD OLED (2436x1125, 458ppi)5.8" Infinity Super AMOLED Quad HD+ (2960x1440, 571ppi)6.2" Infinity Super AMOLED Quad HD+ (2960x1440, 529ppi)6.3" Infinity Super AMOLED Quad HD+
(2960x1440, 521ppi)
Battery-
Wireless charging
3000mAh
Fast Charge (wired and wireless)
3500mAh
Fast Charge (wired and wireless)
3300mAh
Fast Charge (wired and wireless)
MemoryStorage: 64GB / 256GB
RAM: -
Storage: 64GB, microSD support up to 256GB
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 64GB, microSD support up to 256GB
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 64GB, microSD support up to 256GB
RAM: 6GB RAM
CameraRear: Dual camera with Dual OIS
-Wide-angle: 12MP AF Focus Pixels, f/1.8
-Telephoto: 12MP f/2.4, optical zoom, 10x digital zoom
Front: 7MP f/2.2
Rear: 12MP f/1.7
Front: 8MP f/1.7
Rear: 12MP f/1.7
Front: 8MP f/1.7
Rear: Dual Camera with Dual OIS
-Wide-angle: 12MP Dual Pixel AF, f/1.7, OIS
-Telephoto: 12MP AF, f/2.4, OIS
2X optical zoom, up to 10X digital zoom
Front: 8MP f/1.7
Size153.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm
174g
148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm
152g
159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm
173g
162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm
195g
Water ResistanceIP67IP68IP68IP68
PortsLightningUSB Type-C
3.5mm headphone
USB Type-C
3.5mm headphone
USB Type-C
3.5mm headphone
ConnectivityWiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
4G LTE
GPS
NFC
WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
4G LTE
GPS
NFC
MST
WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
4G LTE
GPS
NFC
MST
WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
4G LTE
GPS
NFC
MST
OtherFace ID
No fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
Iris scanner
Facial recognition
Fingerprint reader
Iris scanner
Facial recognition
Fingerprint reader
Iris scanner
Facial recognition
ColorsSpace Gray, SilverMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple GoldMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple GoldMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Maple Gold, Deepsea Blue

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