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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Apple iPhone 8

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Last Updated: 
7th Sep 2020

Key Feature Comparison

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
₹30,999
8/10
Samsung Galaxy S9
₹24,999
8/10
Apple iPhone 8
₹38,999
7/10
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
8/10
₹30,999
8/10
VS
Samsung Galaxy S9
Samsung Galaxy S9
8/10
₹24,999
8/10
VS
Apple iPhone 8
Apple iPhone 8
7/10
₹38,999
7/10
Display
Screen Size
6.2 inches
5.8 inches
4.7 inches
Screen Type
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
Screen Resolution
1440 x 2960 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels
Pixel Density
531 ppi
568 ppi
326 ppi
Aspect Ratio
18.5:9
18.5:9
16:09
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass v5
Corning Gorilla Glass v5
Yes
Screen to Body Ratio
83.99%
84.51%
65.23%
Screen Design
Bezel-less
Bezel-less
-
Screen Quality
2K
2K
-
Battery
Battery Capacity
3500 mAh
3000 mAh
1821 mAh
Battery Removable
No
No
No
Battery Type
Li-ion
Li-ion
Li-ion
Charger Type
Fast
Fast
Fast
USB Type-C
Yes
Yes
No
Fast Charging
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wireless Charging
Yes
Yes
Yes
Performance
Operating System
Android v8.0 (Oreo)
Android v8.0 (Oreo)
iOS v11
GPU
Mali-G72 MP18
Mali-G72 MP18
Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
Chipset
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810
Apple A11 Bionic
CPU
Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
Hexa Core (2.39 GHz, Dual core, Monsoon + 1.42 GHz, Quad core, Mistral)
Clock Speed
2.7 GHz
2.7 GHz
2.39 GHz
Architecture
64 bit
64 bit
64 bit
General
Announced On
5-Feb-18
5-Feb-18
5-Sep-17
Market Status
Available
Available
Available
Brand
Samsung
Samsung
Apple
Price Status
Confirmed
Confirmed
Confirmed
Price
Rs. 37,218
Rs. 33,999
Rs. 39,900
Miscellaneous Features
Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Memory & Storage
Phone Variants
64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM
64/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage
Yes
Yes
No
RAM Type
LPDDR4X
LPDDR4X
LPDDR4X
Storage Type
UFS 2.1
UFS 2.1
NVMe
Expandable Storage Capacity
Yes, 400 GB
Yes, 400 GB
-
OTG Support
Yes
Yes
-
Design
IP Certification
Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68
Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68
Yes, Water resistant, IP67
Weight
189 grams
163 grams
148 grams
Colors
Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Polaris Blue
Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple
Gold, Red, Silver, Space Grey
Build
Case: Aluminium, Back: Gorilla Glass
Back: Gorilla Glass
Case: Aluminium, Back: Gorilla Glass
Dimensions
158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm
147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm
138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
Network & Connectivity
GPS
Yes A-GPS, Glonass
Yes A-GPS, Glonass
Yes A-GPS, Glonass
Audio Features
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
NFC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Yes
FM Radio
No
No
No
3.5mm Audio Jack
Yes
Yes
No
Bluetooth Type
v5.0
v5.0
v5.0
Audio Jack
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Lightning
Front Camera
Front Video Recording
1440p30fps
1440p30fps
1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Front Camera Features
Wide Angle Selfie
Wide Angle Selfie
Face detection, HDR, panorama
Front Camera Setup
Single, 8MP
Single, 8MP
Single, 7MP
Front Camera 1 Resolution
8 MP
8 MP
7 MP
Front Camera 1 Type
f/1.7, Wide Angle Primary Camera
f/1.7, Wide Angle Primary Camera
f/2.2 Primary Camera
Front Camera 1 Lens
25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22 micrometre pixel size
25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22 micrometre pixel size
-
Rear Camera
OIS
Yes
Yes
Yes
Rear Flash
Yes, LED Flash
Yes, LED Flash
Yes, Quad LED True Tone Flash
Rear Video Recording
3840x2160 @ 60 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps
3840x2160 @ 60 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps
3840x2160 @ 60 fps, 1920x1080 @ 240 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps
Rear Camera Features
Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus
8 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus
5 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus
Rear Camera Setup
Dual, 12MP + 12MP
Single, 12MP
Single, 12MP
Rear Camera 1 Resolution
12 MP
12 MP
12 MP
Rear Camera 1 Type
f/1.5, Wide Angle Primary Camera
f/2.4 (upto 8x Digital Zoom), Wide Angle Primary Camera
f/1.8 (upto 5x Digital Zoom), Wide Angle Primary Camera
Rear Camera 1 Lens
26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4 micrometre pixel size
26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4 micrometre pixel size
28 mm focal length
Rear Camera 2 Resolution
12 MP
-
-
Rear Camera 2 Type
f/2.4 Telephoto (upto 10x Digital Zoom, upto 2x Optical Zoom) Camera
-
-
Rear Camera 2 Lens
52 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1 micrometre pixel size
-
-
Rear Sensor
CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus
CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus
Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Network
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM Size
SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
SIM1: Nano
Wi-Fi
Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
Single SIM, GSM
eSIM
No
No
No
Wi-Fi Features
Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Mobile Hotspot
VoLTE
Yes
Yes
Yes
SIM 1 Bands
4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / ...
4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40), FD-LTE 1800(band 3), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, 4G Speed: 200 Mbit/s 1200 Mbit/s (LTE category 18), 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s , HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s , GPRS: ...
4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) /...
SIM 2 Bands
4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / ...
4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40), FD-LTE 1800(band 3), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, 4G Speed: 200 Mbit/s 1200 Mbit/s (LTE category 18), 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s , GPRS: Available, EDGE: Ava...
-
Sensors
Fingerprint Scanner
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fingerprint Scanner Position
Rear
Rear
Front

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