Let's have a detailed review of the two smartphones.
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Apple revolutionized the mobile phone market when it launched its first iPhone back in 2008 and till now they managed to bring many innovations to the smartphone world. With the iPhone 7 Plus, Apple brings a new smartphone that has a brand new design and functionality. Backed with the latest iOS 10 and 5.5-inch LED-backlit Retina HD display with 401 PPI Pixel density. iPhone 7 Plus supports Multi-Touch display with IPS technology along with a Fingerprint Touch ID sensor built into the new Home button for added security.
It has wireless EarPods with Lightning Connector and sports a 12MP wide-angle, telephoto rear camera with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) Auto Image Stabilization (AIS) and Body and face detection. The rear camera supports 4K video recording and has the ability to snap a picture with 8MP clarity while recording video, the rear camera has Optical zoom at 2x and digital zoom up to 10x. The facetime camera takes 7-megapixel photos with Retina Flash and records 1080p HD video recording.
Apple built the iPhone 7 Plus with an A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit architecture Embedded M10 motion coprocessor and comes with 32GB, 128GB and 256GB variants with colors Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, Black, Jet Black and now also in product RED. With Jet black and (PRODUCT)RED are exclusively available in 128GB and 256GB models.The iPhone 7 Plus starts from INR 58,000 in India.
Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung made their powerful Galaxy S8 with classic design and quality. It looks premium with the metal housing and bezel free 5.8-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display having a pixel density of 570 PPI protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Samsung has made the camera with 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, and have phase detection autofocus, and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), which records at the 4K video while the front facing camera has 8 MP with f/1.7 and autofocus with LED flash.
Samsung has made the Galaxy S8 with an Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA chipset with Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor with a 4GB of RAM and comes with an internal storage of 64 GB. The smartphone runs on Android Nougat and will be upgradable to the upcoming Android O. The S8 have an Iris scanner and rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for more security. The Galaxy S8 is available in Midnight Black, Orchid Grey, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold and costs around INR
Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus belongs to the premium category providing almost same specifications under similar price range, with a slight price variation in internal storage as Samsung provides 64 GB internals storage in the same price compared to the 32 GB internal memory provided by Apple. The Galaxy S8 provides a more vivid display with higher pixel quality of 570 PPI with a Super AMOLED display, while Apple has only 401 PPI Pixel, but showcase a retina display, which is an added advantage. The processors treat applications differently as both the smartphones run on different operating systems but both the smartphones live up to the expectation of the daily usage of users. For processor performance comparison, we have used benchmark results from GeekBench. In the single-core level the iPhone 7 Plus score 3494 while the Samsung Galaxy S8 scores only 1308, and in the multi-core level Galaxy S8 scored 4063 while iPhone 7 Plus scored 5870. Benchmark results can only provide an insight into how the device will perform in a testing environment and can change with real life scenarios.
Benchmark Scores Comparison
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Both the smartphones showcase cut-edge technology and latest features and will provide all the work and leisure to users by all means a smartphone can live up to. Finally, it's up to the users to decide which device suits them best.