Samsung Galaxy S8 Or Apple iPhone 8? Which Should Be Your Choice When You Upgrade?
Both Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 or 7S flagships are anticipated to launch next year. Apple has, despite selling really good numbers of iPhones, experienced the third straight decrease in revenue in 2016, while Samsung's profit has taken a hit because of the Galaxy Note 7 issue, which makes both the future phones' success significant for the companies. Which do you think is worth to buy this coming 2017?
Apple iPhone 8 (7s) And Samsung Galaxy S8: Specs, Features, And Everything You Should Know
iPhone 8 is expected to be Apple's first iPhone ditching the home button. The company acquired a relevant patent last Oct. 4. Also, Samsung may do the same with Galaxy S8. Apple already removed the 3.5mm audio jack and combined the audio jack and the charging port. This seems to have become typical practice and according to some rumors, Samsung might also do the same.
Both company's current flagships will feature fingerprint sensors, but Samsung's device is said to be the first major one in the world to feature an optical fingerprint sensor. There are no confirmed reports about either device, but rumors have been around about both phones. Looking at the expected specs and features, here is a comparison between the two.
A leaked spreadsheet on Weibo shows the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge will sport a 5.5-inch 4K display while Apple is said to continue with its retina displays. The Galaxy S8 is set to come with a Snapdragon 835 processor. While iPhone 8 will use Apple's A11 chip. However, no official confirmation yet.
In terms of storage, iPhone 8 is anticipated to come in 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB versions. Meanwhile, the S8 is expected to come in a single 64GB version with 256GB which is expandable. While iPhone 8 is said to come with 12- and 8- megapixel front and rear cameras, Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to sport a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 12-megapixel 4K-capable front shooter for selfies.
Apple iPhone 8 (7s) And Samsung Galaxy S8: Release Date And Price
The price of iPhone 8 is expected to be around $1199 and Samsung Galaxy S8's price starts at $850. Moreover, Other specs about both devices are yet to develop. iPhone 8 is allegedly a remarkable phone yet to come, but we think Samsung Galaxy S8 is arguably a great choice for if you're looking to upgrade. Aside from the outstanding rumored specs, it will run the latest processor which said to be the fastest chip ever. Also, it's less costly than iPhone 8's rumored price.
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