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Essential Phone vs. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

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Essential Phone

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Released
2017, Q3 (Expected) 2017, April  
Dimensions
141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm (5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight
185 g (6.53 oz)173 g (6.10 oz)
Water Resistance
None IP68 
Display Type
LTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Display Size
5.71 inch6.2 inch
Screen Resolution
1312x2560 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Screen Resolution
17.6:918.5:9
Pixel Density
~503 ppi~530 ppi
Screen-to-body ratio
~84.86 %~83.33 %
Chipset
Snapdragon 835 Snapdragon 835 
CPU
Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) 
GPU
Adreno 540 Adreno 540 
RAM
4 GB4 GB
System Memory
128 GB64 GB
Expandable Storage
NomicroSD, up to 256 GB
Operating System
Android 7 Android 7 
Rear Camera
13 MP, f/1.9 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, OIS 
Flash
LED LED 
Front Camera
8 MP, f/2.2 8 MP, f/1.7 
Video Recording Quality (Max)
2160p @ 30fps 2160p @ 30fps 
Battery
3040 mAh 3500 mAh 
Removable Battery
No No 
Wireless Charging Integrated
Yes Yes 
USB
Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 
Sensors
accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer 
Biometrics
Fingerprint Iris, Fingerprint, Heart Rate, SpO2 
NFC
Yes Yes 
Infrared
No No 
Loudspeaker
Stereo Speakers Single 
3.5mm Jack
No Yes 
Radio
NoNo
Colors
Stellar Gray, Ocean Depths, Black Moon, Pure WhiteMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold

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