Galaxy S7 edge faster than S8 : Epic Speed Test Comparison

Comparison, Reviews, Smartphones | 03-10-2018 | 0

Speedtest of the Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S7 edge. Both the phones have 4gb of ram. the Galaxy S8 comes with Exynos 8895 whereas the Galaxy S7 Edge comes with exynos 8890.

Like the Galaxy S8, it is impossible to discuss the Galaxy S8 Plus without starting with the display because Samsung's 2017 smartphone screens have got a lot bigger...

  • Galaxy S8 Plus - 6.2-inch Super AMOLED, 2960 x 1440(570 ppi pixel density), 84% screen-to-body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Galaxy S7 Edge - 5.5-inch Super AMOLED, 2560 x 1440 pixels (577 ppi pixel density), 76.1% screen-to-body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Yes, the Galaxy S8 Plus panel is a massive 0.7-inches larger than its predecessor. It also covers a class leading 84% of the front of the phone (marginally more than the 83.6% of the Galaxy S8) which creates a truly stunning looking device (the iPhone 7 Plus has 67%). The display is stronger too with Gorilla Glass 5 surviving falls better than Gorilla Glass 4 (though resistance to scratches is similar).

Aside from size and strength, the Galaxy S8 Plus has gained Mobile HDR Premium certification which means increased brightness and contrast levels that make it ideal for mobile HDR content coming to Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

Performance - Incremental Improvements

Each year smartphones get faster, but the Galaxy S8 Plus is not dramatically faster than the Galaxy S7 Edge. Samsung says you can expect 10% more CPU performance and 21% more GPU performance, which isnâ??t a big step up given the Galaxy S7 Edge (Snapdragon 820/Exynos 8890) had a 30% faster CPU and 64% faster GPU than the Galaxy S6. Still, neither phone will be slow.

  • Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus (US) - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core chipset (4x 2.35GHz and 4x 1.9GHz Kryo CPUs), Adreno 540 GPU; 4GB of RAM
  • Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus (Europe and Asia) - Exynos 8895 (4x 2.3 GHz & 4x 1.7 GHz CPUs), ARM Mali-G71 MP20 GPU; 4GB of RAM