Iphone7 or Samsung, 03 May 2017By reading the comments and your response to users here, there is a great bias towards Samsung... moreBoth phones are great. It's just a matter of taste. If you have used iPhone before and are familiar with the UI, then you'll choose iPhone, if you have used Galaxy before and are familiar with the UI then you'll choose Galaxy.
Then again, to ensure the 100% benefits and usability of iPhone, you have to be in the Apple EcoSystem. Using just the iPhone will make you frustrated. But you can use a Galaxy phone alone.
If you're a gamer, you'll love iPhone, because of the pure staggerless experience. But in Galaxy you'll get the productivity.
Also, iPhone won't let you customize much more than the wallpaper, while in Galaxy you'll be able to customize almost every bit of it.
iPhone has a greater collection of casings while S8 is new and don't have that many varieties yet (and never will have).
iPhone doesn't have the ability to extend the memory, so what you buy is what you get. But Galaxy can extend the memory upto 256GB (most available at present).
iPhone7 doesn't have the looks or feel of the S8, but it has the pride of using it. Yet, as the iPhone8 is just around the corner (late 2017, or early 2018), how much wise it will be to buy an iPhone7? If you want to buy an iPhone, I suggest you should wait.
I have said the same things to everyone who asked me about iPhone or Galaxy. Still if you think that I'm biased I have nothing to say. Now a days being generous to people and helping them seems to be considered as weakness. Anyway, take care. Ciao...
Iphone7 or Samsung, 03 May 2017By reading the comments and your response to users here, there is a great bias towards Samsung... moreI believe the performance won't be too much different for these 2 flagships nowadays. But from the design, I prefer Galaxy S8 a lot.
Nah... s7 edge is still the best smartphone to date in the history of smartphones
beingandroid, 01 May 2017Not ideal for one hand use !!! I dont own but tried at shop... Ur thumb will not reach to togg... moreYour finger doesnt need to reach that far. You can just pull down the toggles from the middle of the screen. Same way you pull ups to see app tray. Tried at shop but no one walk you through it? Sound fishy to me.
Iphone7 or Samsung, 03 May 2017By reading the comments and your response to users here, there is a great bias towards Samsung... moreSeriously,, buy an iphone 7. I don't understand people reaching specific pages here on gsmarena and still asking to choose between an iphone generally and that other phone. If you still hesitate, it only means that you aren't ready to have another OS on your phone.
hello i wanted to know what is the version of the s 8 that has 2 sim cards and it is compatible with att or global and also with 4 g LTE can u please tell me the versions available with the differences for 2 sims
Suhanoo, 03 May 2017What's the asking price in your area? Are you willing to pay that much for this phone? It's yo... moreBy reading the comments and your response to users here, there is a great bias towards Samsung phones.
I am a lot confused between buying iphone7 or Samsung S8, Would you please convince me what is the best between the two phones.?III
intelguy, 03 May 2017May I know is S8 taking excellent pictures under low light conditions ? Like inside a romantic... moreiPhone 7+, S8 & S8+ - all three are equally good at taking low light photoes. But S8 & S8+ is good in focusing better. Either of these three will be very good for low light photography. You can also try Google Pixel & Pixel XL if you want to take pictures only. But low light videos are better in iPhone 7+.
May I know is S8 taking excellent pictures under low light conditions ? Like inside a romantic restaurant.
Please kindly advise.
Anonymous, 03 May 2017I cant use one handed :( Go to Settings and search "One hand operation" at the top. It will take you to the setting you want.
There are two ways you can minimize your screen - a) by tripple tapping the home button or b) by swiping from either bottom corners. You have to choose either of them, can't choose both.
Hope this will increase your ease of use. My suggestion, read the User Manual, go through the settings and choose which options fit you the most. Not just for this problem, but for any problems. Android devices (specially Samsung) are super customizable, so learn your device. You can also look in YouTube for many S8 tips and tricks videos. Ciao...
Dear Gerald, one other thing popped into my mind.
Your accusation on S8 copying the home button style from iPhone is like accusing every other cars in the world for putting four wheels and a steering wheel and a gear lever and at least a seat for the driver and all, copying from Ford. In case you didn't know, Ford was the first one to build a car.
I remember, back in 2014, my wife's Asus tab didn't have a home button and it would vibrate when you would press the virtual home button. I guess Apple copied from Asus, right?
And now, here is a line I am copying from your given link: "In one of our many posts on Wednesday covering Samsung's big announcements, we commented on how annoying it was that Apple fans were accusing Samsung of copying Apple's naming scheme by calling its phablet the "Galaxy S8 Plus." Last time we checked, 2014 came after 2011, which is when Samsung released its first smartphone with "Plus" in the name. "
It seems like I'm not the only one getting annoyed with lame and stupid accusations. If you can, find out real flaws that S8 has (and I can assure you, this device has some flaws, but I won't tell you, you need to stop being lazy and find it out yourself, LOL). Use your brain and say those, for we are starting to doubt on your IQ level out here.
Take care. Ciao...
Samkol, 03 May 2017Yesterday I purchased s8plus in India. Kolkata.made in India samsung s8plus...i m very happy f... moreIt's normal for the devices to drain battery faster in the first few weeks as you tend to install apps, stare at the screen and/or flip through the pages for no good reason, which increases the screen on time than normal usage.
I suggest you to let some time go, you'll find that your new device is perfectly okay. That's why genuine reviewers take a week or two to review the device to get the hang out of them before they can get the real usage values.
Btw, check whether your screen on time is 4hr 30min to 5hr+. If it does, your phone is very much okay. Ciao...
Gerald , 03 May 2017https://www.google.co.uk/amp/mashable.com/2017/03/31/samsung-galaxy-s8-face-recognition-fail.a... moreDear Gerald, I went through the links you provided. Now, I'm providing you a counter link. Why don't you please go through it and find out how fragile iPhone 7 is comparing to S8. Here it goes. Please, do enjoy.
The reason gorilla glass 5 cracks is because they are not fragile proof, but shatter proof. If you don't know the differences, I suggest you open a dictionary or google it. It's like not understanding the differences between water proof and water resistance. LOL. One thing for sure, you never failed me to laugh. Stop doing it, I might pee.
The face recognition is one thing you are right. But just a few flaw don't make a device fail. Do they? I should then ask you to send me a file over bluetioth or change your settings through the NFC or change a theme on your phone. I am 100% sure that you'll not be able to do any of them. Does it then make iPhone a failure? You tell me.
Naming S8 Plus is copying from iPhone? Since when? When did Apple put a Copyright law against using the Plus name? Isn't it just another biased iD-iOt screaming in a lame excuse? I think so. I believe others will also say so.
Also, iPhone not having a home button doesn't mean that S8 copied from it. A lot of devices these days don't have home buttons and that too from long before iPhone 7 was launched. Another lame scream I heard there. If that's not the case, woukd you agree that if Note 8 has fingerprint scanner inside the screen and iPhone 8 or whatever has the same (which will come later this year or early next year), Apple will be hold responsible and will be pointed at for copying it from Samsung? I remember other phones having cameras and MP3 player installed before the very first iPhone. Did Apple copy them?? Heck, even the dual camera is not iPhone's originality. So, did they copy? Cat got your tongue?
For the answer of your third link, please follow my first link and the answer again.
One thing for sure, you made a point out here. I always thought five points mean 5 points. I remember a joke after reading your comment. Please feel free to read if you're not lazy.
A teacher asked a student to give and example of an amphibian. A frog, he answered. The teacher asked, Can you give another example? The boy answered, another frog.
Your complaints against the S8 seemed the same to me, broken glass, copying iPhone and broken galss - these are your three points. ROFL.
Once again, you failed to provide me ANY links on S8 being ugly or battery not running till night. I suppose you found out your mistake. It's okay, we forgive.
Grow up man. Stay safe. Ciao...
Yesterday I purchased s8plus in India. Kolkata.made in India samsung s8plus...i m very happy for every side only except battery..in 100 % charge not in heavy use in evening time it's 20% remain..samsung pls fix it ...
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Xavier, 02 May 2017 People always say 'battery drains too fast' and they didn't even try to think what kind of ap... morewell sometimes you have to accept it i had bith lg and samsung and their batteries drain fast now i have sony x compact and it has great battery. i wanted to buy s8 for an update but my main concern is the battery as i think with its hardware 3000 mah batter is not enough