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

Difference between the Apple iPhone 5S smartphone and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ 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+
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+ smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is higher. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ was released after.

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