Apple iPhone 12 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Comparison

Compare Specification and Price of Apple iPhone 12 and Samsung Galaxy S8

Selected Mobiles

Apple iPhone 12
Apple iPhone 12



Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S8







Price $699.00 $720.00
Pros and Cons
Pros MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W
Qi wireless charging up to 7.5W
Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
Fast-charge capable: Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes14 with 20W adapter or higher (sold separately)
Big, brilliant, and HDR certified Infinity Screen
Bixby, an intelligent interface
Amazing VR experience with Gear 360 which shoots in 4K
Cons iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are not compatible with existing micro‑SIM cards. Non-removable battery.

Class Smartphone Smartphone
Status Available Discontinued
SIM Type Dual SIM (nano‑SIM and eSIM) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Dual-
Network 5G NR (Bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79)
5G NR mmWave (Bands n260, n261)
FDD‑LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD‑LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)
Operating System iOS 15 Android OS, v7.0 (Noughat)
Processor A14 Bionic chip 6-core CPU with 2 performance and 4 efficiency cores 4-core GPU 16-core Neural Engin Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Processor
Browser -- HTML5
Form Factor -- Candy Bar
In The Box iPhone with iOS 15 USB-C to Lightning Cable Documentation --
Physical Dimensions
Dimension (HxWxD) 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.00 mm
Weight 164 g 155 g
Size 6.1‑inch (diagonal) all 5.8 Inches (~570 ppi)
Technology -- Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Resolution 2532‑by‑1170-pixel resolut 1440 x 2960 pixels
Colors Wide color 16 M
Other Features HDR display True Tone Haptic Touch 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio (typical) 625 nits max brightness (typical); 1200 nits max brightness (HDR) Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating Corning Gorilla Glass 5 ,3D Touch (home button only) ,Always-on display, TouchWiz UI
Memory and Storage
Internal Memory 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 64 GB
External Memory -- microSD, expandable upto 256 GB
RAM -- 4 GB
Type Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh Battery
Talk Time -- Upto 29 hrs
Stand-by Time -- Upto 3.38 days
Video Playback Up to 17 hours, Video playback (streamed): Up to 11 hours --
Audio Playback Up to 65 hours --
Primary Camera(Rear) -- 12 MP with LED Flash
Secondary Camera(Front) -- 8 MP
Video VIDEO RECORDING HDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 4K at 30 fps 4K video recording at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps 1080p HD video recording at 25 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps 720p HD video recording at 30 fps Optical image stabilization for video (Wide) 2x optical zoom out Yes, 2160p, 1080p, HDR, dual-
Digital zoom up to 3x
Audio zoom
True Tone flash
QuickTake video
Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
Time‑lapse video with stabilization
Night mode Time‑lapse
Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p, and 720p)
Continuous autofocus video
Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video
Playback zoom
Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
Stereo recording
f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, Optical Image Stabilization, Larger screen, High photo quality camera, powerful MSM 8998
Data & Connectivity
GPRS -- Yes
EDGE -- Yes
3G -- HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
4G -- LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX
USB -- Yes, v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Music Player -- Yes, Supports MP4, DivX, XviD, H.265
MP3 Ringtone -- Yes
Poly Ringtone -- Yes
LoudSpeaker -- Yes
Video Player -- Yes, Supports MP4, DivX, XviD, H.265
Video recording -- Yes, 2160p @ 30fps, 1080p @ 60 fps
SMS Yes Yes
MMS -- Yes
Email Yes Yes
Push mail -- Yes
Instant Messaging -- Yes
Java -- No
Sensors Face ID
Three‑axis gyro
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Iris scanner, Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Heart rate, SpO2
FM Radio -- No
Unique Features Face ID : Enabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition

Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more
Activate hands‑free with only your voice using “Hey Siri”
Use your voice to run shortcuts from your favorite apps
Infinity Screen
VR experience with Gear 360.
NFC Connectivity
Additional Features Splash, Water, and Dust Resistant : Rated IP68 (maximum depth of 6 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529

Built-in GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, and BeiDou
Digital compass
iBeacon microlocation

External Buttons and Connectors
Volume up/down
Side button
Built‑in stereo speaker
Built‑in microphone
Lightning connector

Wireless charging up to 15W13
Magnet array
Alignment magnet
Accessory Identification NFC

Voice Control
RTT and TTY support
Siri and Dictation
Type to Siri
Switch Control
Closed Captions
Spoken Content
Back Tap

Rating for Hearing Aids : M3, T4

Dual 12MP camera system: Wide and Ultra Wide cameras
Wide: ƒ/1.6 aperture
Ultra Wide: ƒ/2.4 aperture and 120° field of view
2x optical zoom out
Digital zoom up to 5x
Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High‑Key Mono)
Optical image stabilization (Wide)
Seven‑element lens (Wide); five‑element lens (Ultra Wide)
True Tone flash with Slow Sync
Panorama (up to 63MP)
Sapphire crystal lens cover
100% Focus Pixels (Wide)
Night mode
Deep Fusion
Smart HDR 3
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Lens correction (Ultra Wide)
Advanced red‑eye correction
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Photo geotagging
Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG

Video Calling
FaceTime video calling over cellular or Wi‑Fi
FaceTime HD (1080p) video calling over 5G or Wi‑Fi
Share experiences like movies, TV, music, and other apps in a FaceTime call with SharePlay
Screen sharing
Portrait mode in FaceTime video
Spatial audio
Voice Isolation and Wide Spectrum microphone modes
Zoom with rear‑facing camera

Audio Calling
FaceTime audio
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)7
Wi‑Fi calling7
Share experiences like movies, TV, music, and other apps in a FaceTime call with SharePlay
Screen sharing
Spatial audio
Voice Isolation and Wide Spectrum microphone modes

Audio Playback
Supported formats include AAC, MP3, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby Atmos
Spatial audio playback
User‑configurable maximum volume limit

Video Playback
Supported formats include HEVC and H.264
HDR with Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HLG
Up to 4K HDR AirPlay for mirroring, photos, and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later) or AirPlay 2‑enabled smart TV
Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
24-bit/192kHz audio
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
Fast battery charging
Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
ANT+ support
Colors Available
Colors Black, White, Green, Blue, Purple Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold

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