Samsung vs Apple: Galaxy Note 8’s take on iPhone X?

Galaxy Note 8 vs iPhone X

Find out what happens when Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes face to face with Apple iPhone X.

Samsung and Apple are always locked in an endless competition with each other. Each year, the tech companies attempts at offering the best of their innovation in the market. There are times when Samsung manages to outdo Apple and vice versa. This year, Samsung launched its Galaxy Note 8. At the same time, Apple introduced its iPhone X to mark ten years with the iPhone family.


Apple iPhone X features a 5.8-inch OLED display with a resolution of 2,436 x 1,125 pixels. Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 – on the other hand – comes with a slightly larger display, 6.3-inch OLED panel with a resolution of 2,960 x 1,440 pixels. Galaxy Note 8 have a larger body compared to iPhone X.

Apple iPhone X comes with two storage options 64GB and 256GB couples with 3GB RAM. Note 8 has the same internal storage option but flagship sports mammoth 6GB of RAM with microSD card slot. Samsung phablet is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor while Apple’s latest offering features A11 “Bionic” chipset. Both the devices comes with wireless charging option.

On the camera front, iPhone X has a 7-megapixel front 3D camera with a dual 12-megapixel rear sensor. The Note 8 marks an 8-megapixel front camera with the 12-megapixel snapper.


One primary similarity between the two smartphones is that they both pack edge-to-edge displays. But Note 8 features a larger front panel. Smartphone users usually prefer larger displays because of their daily activities such as watching movies or playing games. The iPhone X – on the other hand, features a premium glass backing. The Cupertino giant even got rid of the physical home button to complete the bezel-less look. Instead, they opted for a facial recognition software. Users can simply look at the smartphone and unlock it.


Apple launched its iPhone X at a starting price of $999 – making it the most expensive smartphone by the company till date. The price increases with the 256GB option. Note 8 – on the other hand, is available for $850. It’s a tough choice to make between the two.

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