Product Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S8


General Specifications
Brand
Samsung
Samsung
Model
Galaxy S4
Galaxy S8 (G950)
About the Product
The Samsung Galaxy S 4 is thinner and lighter than the S III, yet it packs a larger 5-inch Super AMOLED display, with durable Gorilla Glass 3. Other improvements include a faster 1.9GHz quad-core processor, 13-megapixel camera, super-sensitive touch screen, and infrared universal remote control. The S4 can also detect hand gestures over the display and comes equipped with 16GB internal memory, and a microSD memory card slot for additional storage. Other features of this device include LTE high-speed data, 2-megapixel front camera, removable battery, and quadband GSM along with WCDMA modes for international use. Use this device to access thousands of apps, games, movies, books, and music on Google's Play Store.
The revolutionary design of the Galaxy S8 begins from the inside out. We rethought every part of the phone's layout to break through the confines of the smartphone screen. So all you see is pure content and no bezel. It's the biggest, most immersive screen on a Galaxy smartphone of this size. And it's easy to hold in one hand.
Origin
Vietnam
Size & Weight
Height
5.44 in.
5.9 in.
Width
2.8 in.
2.7 in.
Depth
0.3 in.
0.3 in.
Weight
4.6 oz.
5.4 oz.
Display
Display Type
sAMOLED
sAMOLED
Screen Size
5.0 in.
5.8 in.
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
1440 x 2960
Pixel Density
441 ppi
570 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337) USA GSM Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Frost White
  • The quality of the build is not as good but the large clear beautiful screen makes up for it.
  • The Galaxy S4 is a very svelte and well designed smartphone with a large and clear HD AMOLED display
  • The screen is amazing, much better than the htc one x, but probably only slightly better than the iphone's retina display.
  • I like the features, the size, gaming graphics, very beautiful display
  • Its screen is dimmer than competitors', its plastic design gives it a cheaper look than its rivals
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • The S8 has the best display on the market. The phone is lightweight and powerful. Gaming and video playback are very smooth
  • Awesome display and smooth interface
  • I just bought a phone and first thing i liked was display with edge and sharp colors! Also when you watch videos on youtube, video will take full screen on phone and show you more view!
  • The edge to edge display further enhances the screen. Perhaps the best feature of the phone
  • Love the edge display and how it works very well with the phone both locked and unlocked.
Processor
Processor Name
Exynos 5410 Octa
Exynos 8895 Octa
Number of Cores
8
8
Processor Speed
1.6 GHz
2.3 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337) USA GSM Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Frost White
  • Running on the powerful Android 4.3 operating system with a 1.9 GHz quad-core processor, this smartphone offers you a wide range of useful applications and helps you with improved efficiency, demonstrating impressive performance and graphics.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S4 has Android 4.2.2, a fantastic camera, a powerful quad-core processor, and software solutions for just about every scenario -- including working as a TV/DVR remote.
  • 16 gig does it for me, plenty of memory and processor speed is good
  • You won't be disappointed and won't have any trouble finding any apps or games.
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • Love processor speed, resolution and everything in general.
  • The graphic is amazing and processor of the phone is fast
  • It has fast ram that makes it efficient to run many apps at the same time. It also has enough memory to download several apps.
  • Zero lag due to 4gb Ram and QS835 processor. Definitely the best video quality in the market right now.
  • The processor is nice and fast, and I feel that the storage space is adequate. Should storage ever become an issue it's upgrade-able with Samsung bringing back the SD mini card holder again!
Memory
Internal Memory
16 GB
64 GB
RAM
2 GB
4 GB
Expandable Memory up to
64 GB
256 GB
Camera
Rear-Facing Camera
13 MP
12 MP
Front-Facing Camera
2 MP
8 MP
Video Resolution
1080p at 30fps
4K at 30 fps, 1080p at 60 fps, 720p@240fps
Other Functions
Smile detection, Geo-tagging, HDR
Optical image stabilization for video, Time‑lapse video with stabilization, F/1.7, Dual Video Call, Dual Pixel Autofocus, Face detection, Geo-tagging, Auto HDR, Panorama, Touch Focus, Digital Image Stabilization
What customers say about "Camera"
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337) USA GSM Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Frost White
  • Great camera,screen resolution makes colors pop
  • Camera is better than most, can use for an emergency flashlight.
  • Camera takes great pics. Large screen for ease of viewing
  • It has a great camera and takes wonderful photos
  • Not all camera modes work as promised, and a long list of software features can quickly overwhelm and confuse.
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • There are so many jokes about an android Camera compared to an iPhone but with this invention the joke is over. Regardless what any specs or friend may suggest the Samsung s8 camera shows way more detail than the iPhone 7 and it has a way better flash
  • The camera is a lot better than s7 edge. It is a lot faster too.
  • Great camera with super class picture and nice design. Easy to handle , fast processing
  • Have the best camera ever. Pictures are stunning.
  • The S8 has an awesome camera, very easy to use. Screen is difficult to see in sunlight but picture quality is wonderful.
Compatibility
Bluetooth
4.0
5.0 + LE
NFC Technology
Yes
Yes
Charging Interface
micro USB
USB Type C
Network
Network Type
GSM / HSPA / LTE
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Frequency
800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100, 2100, 1700
800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100, 2100
Features
Operating System
Android 4.2.2
Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Unlocked
Yes
Yes
Voice Control App
S-Voice
Bixby
Mobile Payment Service Supported
No
Yes
Maximum Usage Time
17.5 hours
20 hours
Headphone Jack
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
No
Yes
Extras
Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Barometer, Photo/video editor, Document editor, MP4/H.265 player
Infinity Display: Beyond The Bezel, The Big Screen That Feels Small, More Screen Means More Is Seen, Scroll Less, Do More, Styled For The Future, Sleek All Around, Nano SIM, Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Barometer, Heart Rate, SpO2, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, Photo/video editor, Document editor, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0), Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player, Сompass, More Filters, More Creativity, More Memories to Share, Multitasking Made Easy, Capture Every Moment, Skype video call, Iris scanner, GPS/lbs location
What customers say about "Features"
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337) USA GSM Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Frost White
  • It's also comfortable in hand and has NFC, a user-replaceable battery, and a microSD storage slot.
  • I've wanted this phone for a long time. I like all the features. like S Health, I can track my steps when I walk, track caloric intake daily to help me lose weight.
  • Great speakers, speaker to talk is so much clearer than the Galaxy Express 3 I had
  • Standard microUSB cable used instead a proprietary cable such as the lightening cable from Apple.
  • The internal memory fills quickly so if you like your apps or take lots of photos, do yourself a favor and get a memory card and learn how to move apps from the internal device memory to the sd card.
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • Great phone. Love the iris scanner. Not impressed by location of the finger print scanner and the curve of the phones edges.
  • Excellent smartphone, with ip68 protocol for water issues
  • Great Phone, Samsung has a lot of great features especially their Samsung pay feature.
  • I love the personal assistant "Bixby", the camera is fantastic, and the Samsung health feature lets me record my vitals and keep track of eating and sleeping habits.
  • I dont like how the speaker sounds. It´s a poor mono speaker.
  • It's a great phone, but wish Samsung would allow this phone to have the dual SIM card feature for their US version.
Power
Battery Capacity
2600 mA/h
3000 mA/h
Wireless Charging
No
Yes
What customers say about "Power"
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337) USA GSM Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Frost White
  • I like the product much more than the Galaxy S3. This S4 has a much longer battery life and has a bigger screen
  • It comes standard with a 1600 mh battery, which lasts one day if you use the phone a lot. It charges fast about 2 hours, and I ordered a larger battery to try out and have apps to show power usage for bluetooth and GPS and WIFI to better understand battery saver technology.
  • Battery goes quickly unless you turn off some of the features you do not use.
  • battery may be short for some featrues and phone are great. the battery seems to have gotten better over time but it is a little close for a single day at first.
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • This is my first Samsung phone. I love it. The display is crystal clear. One full charge of battery lasted for > 24hrs.
  • I particularly like the long battery life and the cordless charger.
  • The other things are perfect but my only issue is regarding to the battery performance and it's not as I saw from the reviews and some YouTubes
  • The only weakness I can find from S8 is the battery life. It cannot last for one whole day without charging. But the functionality is really much more powerful compared with iphone.
Accessories
Included With Unit
Headphone, Battery, Charger, micro USB Cable
Quick Charge Power Adapter, USB-C cable, AKG Headphones, OTG (USB Type С to USB A)
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC


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