Highly anticipated by technology experts and smartphone enthusiasts, the new Samsung S8 series finally arrived. Two new flagship phones are now available. Both cause a storm thanks to the iconic and innovative Infinity screen.
But which device deserves your money, the refurbished Samsung Galaxy S8 or the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus? With the cutting-edge curved screen, it is important to evaluate the finer details to determine which one is right for you.
In terms of design, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is identical to the S8 Plus, but a little smaller. The S8 measures 5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches, while the S8 Plus measures 6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches. Although both devices have roughly the same thickness, the S8 Plus is heavier and weighs 173 grams compared to the S8, which weighs 155 grams. If you want a lighter smartphone and do not be afraid of compromising the size of the screen, you may prefer the S8.
Both models are also available in two colors, black and gray orchid. The elegant aluminum frame is present in both and combines perfectly with the curved screen. Intelligent and easy to use, the S8 and S8 Plus are perfect for daily or professional use.
Both phones also incorporate state-of-the-art Iris scanning technology for next-generation security.
While Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge had big differences in the screen, the first is flat and the last curved, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus have the same curved and elegant screen.
In the absence of a visible frame, the Galaxy S8 series creates a truly immersive and uninterrupted experience for users. The Infinity screen extends to the front of both cameras, producing vivid HD images that make it easy to watch movies and take pictures. The S8 and S8 Plus models use Super AMOLED capacitive technology and offer a resolution of 1,449 x 1,960.
The only difference is, of course, the size of each screen. The Samsung Galaxy S8 measures 5.8 inches diagonally, while the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus measures 6.2 inches.
Worried about losing the best internal specifications when opting for the Samsung Galaxy S8? It goes without saying that the S8 and S8 Plus models offer exactly the same features under the hood. You will find the same processor, the same chipset and the same internal memory in both Samsung models.
is S8 and S8 Plus, both use Android Nougat and contain a powerful Exynos 8895 Octa-EMEA chipset. Equally efficient, you will find 4 GB of RAM and an Octa-Core processor in both devices, ensuring a smooth and efficient experience, regardless of the model you choose. Better yet, the internal memory and external memory are also identical to the 64 GB offered by both, not to mention the possibility of expanding up to 256 GB with a microSD card slot installed in each device.
The high-tech specifications of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are even more secure thanks to its IP68 water resistance rating.
Both devices have an impressive battery life, but the Samsung Galaxy S8 has a smaller battery than the S8 Plus. On board the S8, you will find a 3000 Li-Ion non-removable mAh battery, which promises a talk time of up to 20 hours.
The S8 Plus, however, has a 3500 Li-Ion mAh. The additional 500mAh will give you approximately four hours of talk time, making it a smart choice if you run out of battery power and have limited access to a charging point.
It may be a recurring theme, but the camera of the S8 and S8 Plus is actually identical.
With a 12 MP camera in both cameras, you can take incredible photos, regardless of the model you choose. Both cameras also share the same front camera, capable of making large 8MP selfies. If you are looking for a larger screen to view your photos, the S8 Plus certainly makes it easier to capture the perfect photo and see the smallest details a little easier.
What device should I buy?
In the end, there is not much between the S8 and the S8 Plus. The two new versions of Samsung are excellent devices, and there are only two major differences between them.
The Galaxy S8 is the smaller of the two, but still contains a screen of more than 5.8 inches. Thanks to the reduced frame, the headset will slide easily into your pocket and will fit perfectly in the palm of your hand. However, for phablet fans or those wanting to get a little more out of their mobile’s battery life, the S8 Plus is more likely to suit your needs. Either size you decide on, you’ll enjoy the same attractive specs under the hood. You can find a full range of cutting edge Refurbished Samsung phones at unbeatable prices at Dhammatek.co.uk.