The stunning Samsung Galaxy S8 has been making headlines since its launch. The screen is wide and the casing is beautiful. Looks like the Samsung vs Apple battle has just gotten more interesting with the launch of S8!
Samsung vs Apple: Has S8 won?
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The Samsung Galaxy S8 has an edge over iPhone when it comes to features. They have introduced many features which can make iPhone look outdated and obsolete! An iris scanner can be used to unlock Galaxy S8 and secure folders. This is an advanced technology than iPhone’s finger sensors. You can unlock the phone with a selfie with the help of the new facial recognition feature. This is a lot faster than the iris scanner and the fingerprint scanner. The screens are very wide. The S8 boasts a 5.8-inch screen and the S8 plus has a 6.2-inch screen. Comparatively, iPhone 7’s screen is 4.7-inch and the iPhone 7 + has a 5.5-inch screen. A wireless charging pad can be used to charge the S8. There is also an option to charge the phone faster. iPhone neither has a fast charging option nor a wireless charging option. The headphone jack can be used for the standard headphones. On the other hand, Apple has removed the headphone jack from iPhone 7. You will need a dongle to insert your headphones. You can use Samsung Pay to make payments using standard magnetic credit card readers. You wouldn’t need an NFC pad like you do for Apple Pay. There is a virtual reality software with Galaxy S8, run by Facebook’s Oculus. You will get a free Gear VR headset if you place an order for the S8 before April 21. On the other hand, the iPhonedoesn’t support VR natively, although it can work with a few VR headsets like Google Cardboard. The S8 also has a heart rate sensor. To check your pulse using an iPhone, you will need an Apple watch or some other accessory. There is an option to attach the S8 to a keyboard, monitor, and mouse using a special dock to run a desktop version of the phone’s operating system on a computer. Comparatively, you can mirror the iPhone screen on an external display only. The Bixby digital assistant on Samsung S8 allows you to take pictures of real-world objects and looks up relevant information like nearby places to visit or shopping links. Siri does not have a smart camera feature like this.
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