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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs HTC 10

  • Samsung Galaxy S8

  • HTC 10

Samsung Galaxy S8

9.0 / 10 (pro rating)

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HTC 10

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone
Operating systemAndroid (7.0)Android (7.0, 6.0)
Form factorCandybarCandybar
Dimensions5.86 in x 2.68 in x 0.31 in5.74 in x 2.83 in x 0.35 in
Weight5.36 oz5.68 oz
RuggedYes (Water, Dust proof)Yes (Dust proof)
IP certifiedYes (IP68)Yes (IP53)
MaterialsMain body: glassMain body: aluminum
FeaturesIris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)Fingerprint (touch), Touch sensitive control keys
Left sideYes 
Volume control, Other 
Right sideYesYes
Lock/Unlock keyVolume control, Lock/Unlock key
Available color optionsBlack, Gold, Silver, Purple, Pink, BlueBlack, Gold, Silver, Red


Physical size 5.77 in5.2 in
Display resolutionOther (1440x2960 pixels)Other (1440x2560 pixels)
TechnologySuper AMOLEDS-LCD 5
Screen-to-body ratio84.26%71.13%
Colors 16 777 216
Touch screenYes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Multi-touch: Yes)Yes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Multi-touch: Yes)
FeaturesHDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor


System chipQualcomm Snapdragon 835Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Processor modelKryo 280 (Octa-core,2350 MHz,64-bit,10nm)Kryo (Quad-core,2200 MHz,64-bit)
3D Graphics hardware acceleratorYes (Adreno 540)Yes (Adreno 530)
RAM4 GB (Dual-channel, LPDDR4)4 GB (LPDDR4)
1866 MHz 
Built-in storage64 GB32 GB
Maximum User Storage 23 GB
Memory card supportYes (microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, up to 256 GB)Yes (microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, up to 2,000 GB)


CameraYes (12 megapixels)Yes (12 megapixels)
FlashYes (LED)Yes (Dual LED)
Aperture sizeF1.7F1.8
Focal length (35mm equivalent)26mm26mm
Camera sensor size1/2.55"1/2.3"
Pixel size1.4μm1.55μm
Hardware FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Laser), Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Software FeaturesManual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingRAW image capture, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed controlExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Frames, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama
Video captureYes (3840x2160 (4K) (Frame rate: Frame rate: 30), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps))Yes (3840x2160 (4K), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps))
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharingTime-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Additional cameraYes (8 megapixels)Yes (5 megapixels)
FeaturesWide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Video capture2560x1440 (QHD)1920x1080 (1080p HD)


Capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Wireless chargingBuilt-in (Qi, Powermat) 
Battery timesTalk time: 29 hours / Stand-by time: 13 days (321 hours) / Music playback : 67 hours / Video playback : 16 hoursTalk time (3G) : 27 hours / Stand-by time 3G: 19 days (456 hours) / Talk time (4G) : 27 hours / Stand-by time 4G: 19 days (456 hours)
Internet use  
3G11 %01.0f hours 
LTE12%01.0f hours 
Wi-Fi14%01.0f hours 


Screen mirroringDLNA, Wireless screen share, MHLDLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm
Additional microphone/sYes (Noise cancellation)Yes (Noise cancellation, Video recording)
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker

Internet browsing

Supports HTML, HTML5
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+


Network technologyGSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30 ), LTE (TDD) (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 )GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), CDMA (800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 29 ), LTE (TDD) (Bands 38, 40, 41 )
DataLTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
HD VoiceYes 
Global roamingYesYes

Phone features

SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Thermometer
NotificationsHaptic feedbackHaptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, MemoCalendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SupportsIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Instant messagingYesYes
ServicesHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Hearing Aid Compatibility Yes 
Hearing Aid Compatibility ratingM3, T3 


BluetoothYes (5.0, Yes)Yes (4.2)
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP) 
Wi-Fi 802.11Yes (a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band)Yes (a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band)
Mobile HotspotYes 
Wi-Fi DirectYes 
USBYes (USB 3.1)Yes (USB 3.1)
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
Connector type USB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Mobile PaymentSamsung Pay 
Charging connectorUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
PositioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
NavigationYes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)Yes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)

Regulatory Approval

Regulatory ApprovalYesYes
FCC ID valueA3LSMG950UNM82PS6500
FCC ID link linklink
Date approvedApr 06, 2017Sep 28, 2016
Head0.49 W/kg0.78 W/kg
Body0.48 W/kg0.15 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission1.53 W/kg1.32 W/kg
Wireless Router0.46 W/kg0.15 W/kg


Officially announcedYes (Mar 29, 2017)Yes (Apr 12, 2016)
Market statusAvailableAvailable
Release dateApr 21, 2017May 04, 2016

Shopping information

MSRP price $699

US carrier availability

CarrierVerizon (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), AT&T (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), Sprint (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), T-Mobile (Available (Apr 19, 2017)), U.S. Cellular (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), Cricket (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), Virgin Mobile (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), Boost Mobile (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), MetroPCS (Available (Apr 21, 2017))Verizon (Discontinued (Sep 27, 2017)), Sprint (Discontinued (Oct 23, 2017)), T-Mobile (Discontinued (Aug 12, 2016))