Apple iPhone X VS Samsung Galaxy S8
Which phone is right for you?
2017 have been a big year for Samsung and Apple and even bigger for mobile users as both of the leading mobile phone companies released their latest cell phones. Both IPhoneX and Galaxy S8 series phones are battling for bigger market share worldwide. Samsung`s S8 was released earlier this year, was a device equipped with technologically most advanced features however recently released iPhone X phone has changed the landscape once again with its bezel free screen design, higher spec and big price tag. You may be interested in knowing who is winning this battle of offer customer mobile phone with better specifications and features. Let`s have a look at the difference between two devices and see which one best fit your needs and budget.
Galaxy S8 vs iPhone X: What’s the difference in Design?
iPhone X: 143.6x70.9x7.7mm, 179g
Galaxy S8: 149x68x8mm, 155g
One thing that you will notice is that both phones S8 and iPhone X are more similar than ever before. Apple has introduced smaller bezel screen for the first time in their phone however people who are familiar with Galaxy S7 edge or even LG G6 will get a similar feeling while holding this phone. Apple iPhone X comes without a home button and to replace that need for this button apple has developed a new swipe-based navigation system that lets you to
close apps by swiping up from the bottom of the screen and navigates between apps by swiping from left and right. While on the other hand, Galaxy S8 has pressure sensitive home button that is invisible with improved user interface. iPhone around sides and back it feels like we are looking more at the glass with slight curves that make it easier for hold. Both phones have 5.8 inch OLED screen However Samsung S8 here beats Apple iPhone X with higher resolution of 2960x1440 pixel screen with 570ppi while on the other hand, iPhone X gets a 2436x1125 pixel OLED with 450ppi pixel density. iPhone X is fully designed according to modern trends however it is highly unlikely that it will surprise to Androids users however all these features are breath of fresh air for iPhone users. On the back side, S8 has fully glass design with finger print scanner that does not seems to be good place for it. Apple iPhone X has no finger print scanner in it however it comes with Face ID unlock technology that is similar to Samsung`s face recognition and iris technology already offered in S8. iPhone X comes with a pair of lenses while S8 has single sensor therefore if you want to have dual camera experience you will need to upgrade to Note 8 device. iPhone X dual camera has an impressive looking portrait mode that allows you to adjust lighting, dropping background giving more or less similar experience as you are in the studio.
What`s the difference in Specification?
IPhone 8: 5.8in Super Retina (2436x1125, 458ppi) OLED edge-to-edge display
Galaxy S8: 5.8in QHD+ (2960x1440, 570ppi), AMOLED HDR-certified Infinity display
The iPhone X comes with nee A11 bionic processing that is made up of four low and two high powered cores while Galaxy S8 on the other hands comes with Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895 system on a chip that is considered to be the fastest processor of the year. In addition to that its processor is backed by 4 GB of ram to facilitate faster processing while iPhone's Ram s expected to be 3GB that have not been revealed yet. According to “Apple A11 Bionic” is the fastest mobile processor available on market today that does sound correct as while all six cores work in coordination with each other makes it work more speedily than any other processor however it will be fascinating to see how experts rate it after its release.
Which Phone is better value for money?
iPhone X: From AED4099
Galaxy S8: From AED2399
Let`s have a look how both phones deliver value for money. The price of iPhone X in Dubai starts from AED4099 while Galaxy S8 costs around AED2599. You can even find an S8 deal for less than this. This shows that S8 in comparison of iPhone is significantly priced lower.
Which Phone should you choose?
This probably depends on the budget and personal preference being more expensive loaded with some new features iPhoneX will be the choice of hardcore Apple fans. While Samsung Galaxy is one of the finest best valued Android Phone available in the market. There is no huge difference in design and features between two. However, Display wise S8 offer better quality but it does not have dual camera like iPhoneX .
Now its all up to you which mobile phone you like most.