Friday, 12 May 2017 04:46

6 Samsung Galaxy S8 features missing in Apple iPhone 7 smartphones


1- 6 Samsung Galaxy S8 features missing in Apple iPhone 7 smartphones

Samsung has finally launched its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ flagship smartphones in India at Rs 57,900 and Rs 64,900 respectively. The smartphones come with top-of-the-line specifications and competes with Apple’s current-generation iPhones -- iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Here we look at 6 features of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ that are missing in iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus smartphones.

2- ​ ‘Infinity display’ with curved edges

Samsung has introduced a new display with Galaxy S8 and S8+ that it calls Infinity Display. The company has used QuadHD+ Super AMOLED panels in the Galaxy S8 smartphones. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and is HDR certified by the USB alliance. Featuring 18.5:9 aspect ratio, the smartphone's screen-to-body ratio is 83.6% vs iPhone 7's 65.6%.

3- Gigabit LTE support


The Samsung Galaxy S8/Galaxy S8+ are also among the first smartphones in the world to support Gigabit LTE (up to 1000mbps). 

A large credit for this goes to Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor's X16 LTE modem which supports such high speeds. The company’s Exynos 8895 also has Gigabit LTE support. Apple iPhone 7 and the 7 Plus come with up to 450mbps LTE support.

4- Bluetooth v5.0

The new Galaxy S8 series smartphones are the first to feature Bluetooth 5.0. Using the new wireless technology, the duo can support two wireless headphones simultaneously. Bluetooth v5.0 technology is said to be faster, stronger and offer a longer range than the previous version. Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus support Bluetooth 4.2 version.

5- Wireless fast-charging

Wireless fast charging technology is not new in Samsung smartphones. The company’s Galaxy S7 also came with the same feature. Apple iPhone 7 or the iPhone 7 Plus on the other hand do no come with fast-charging.

6- New 10nm processor

Apple is surely among the very best when it comes to smartphone chipsets. However, with Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung has managed a lead.

The smartphones are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and the company's very own Exynos 8895, both of which are the world's first 10nm processors. The SoCs are claimed to offer big improvements in terms of performance.

Source: This article was published on gadgetsnow.com


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