• 6.3" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 6GB
    Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 SoC
    64GB/128GB/256GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3300 mAh W-Charge
  • 5.5" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 3GB
    A11 Bionic SoC
    256GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.8, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2691 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone 8 Plus
ProductGalaxy Note 8 (2017), Price: 385 USD at AmazoniPhone 8 Plus (2017), Price: 780 USD at Amazon
Display6.3" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED 5.5" 1920x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 26mm 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
  • 52mm 12-MP f/2.4 +OIS
  • 12-MP f/1.8 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 26mm 8-MP
  • 7-MP
Computing
  • Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • A11 Bionic SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 256GB Storage
  • None
Battery3300 mAh, Wireless Charging2691 mAh
DesignIP68, 195g (6.9oz), 162.5x74.8x8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches)IP67, 202g (7.1oz), 158.4x78.1x7.5 mm (6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$385$780
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Display
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone 8 Plus
TypeSuper AMOLEDIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)6.3"5.5"
Display/Body Ratio82.9%67.4%
Resolution2960x14401920x1080
Sharpness (PPI)522 PPI401 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Tweakable Resolution
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone 8 Plus
NameRear CameraRear Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Megapixel12-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.7f/1.8
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.22 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Video
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 720p/240fps
Short-Zoom Camera
Product NameGalaxy Note 8
NameRear Secondary Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 52mm
Megapixel12-MP
Aperturef/2.4
Sensor Pixel Size1 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Fixed Focus
Hardware Features
  • OIS
Battery
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone 8 Plus
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3300 mAh2691 mAh
Battery Features
  • Non-Removable
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Removable
Talk Time22 hours21 hours
Music Playback Time74 hours60 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone 8 Plus
Processor BrandSamsung or QualcommApple
Processor NameExynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835A11 Bionic
Processor ModelExynos 8895 or MSM8998
Processor # Cores86
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.3 GHz
RAM Options6GB3GB
Internal Storage Options64GB/128GB/256GB256GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDNone
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1.1iOS 11.0.2
Communications
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone 8 Plus
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT16 1000/105 MbpsLTE CAT12 603 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
  • USB 2.0
SAR EU Head0.99 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.99 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone 8 Plus
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy Note 8iPhone 8 Plus
Multimedia Features
  • Java
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
Speaker channelsMonoStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

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