Difference between Apple iPhone 5S and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: specifications

Difference between the Apple iPhone 5S smartphone and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the Apple A7 processor, which has 2 cores, 2 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 1,3 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 1,3 GHz. The second is working with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, with 8 cores, 8 threads, its initial frequency is 1,9 GHz, its maximum frequency is 2,5 GHz.


Smartphone Apple iPhone 5S Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Release date Q3 2013 Q1 2017
Dimensions 4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in 6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in
Weight 3.95 oz 6.1 oz
Body Front glass,
aluminum body
Front & back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 4 inches, 16M colors 6.2 inches, 16M colors
Screen type LED-backlit IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels 1440 x 2960 pixels
Screen ratio 16:9 18.5:9
Density 326 ppi 529 ppi
Operating system iOS 7 Android 7.0
Processor Apple A7 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Lithography 28 nm 10 nm FinFET LPE
Cores 2 8
Threads 2 8
High-performance cores 2x Cyclone @1.3 GHz 4x Cortex-A73 @2.45 GHz
Energy-efficient cores NA 4x Cortex-A53 @1.9 GHz
GPU PowerVR G6430 Adreno 540
Memory 1 GB RAM 4 / 6 GB RAM
Storage 16 / 64 GB 64 / 128 GB
Memory card NA Up to 512 GB
Camera 8 MP, f/2.2, 29mm 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm
Front camera 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm
Video 1080p30,
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
USB 2.0 3.1, Type-C 1.0
Battery capacity 1,560 mAh 3,500 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion
Versatile use autonomy ~ 10 hours ~ 13 hours
DxOMark 68 NA
AnTuTu 65,000 201,100
Geekbench 4 single core 1,210 1,777
Geekbench 4 multi-core 2,076 6,124
Price $125 $474
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is higher. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus was released after.

Note: prices may change with time. They are not updated in real time. Shipping costs have not been integrated in the overall cost of the mobile devices.


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