Comparing the last 3 years of Samsung Galaxy S smartphones

 

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are among the most highly anticipated smartphones of 2018, with Samsung announcing a March 16 launch date on February 25. It marks the latest step in the evolution of the flagship Android device, with the Galaxy line first debuting in 2010. From wireless charging compatibility to the Infinity Display, the devices have showcased some of the latest and greatest features in the smartphone space.

Here's a side-by-side spec comparison of the three most recent Samsung smartphone launches to help you decide which device best suits your lifestyle and entertainment needs.

 

  Galaxy S7 Galaxy S7 Edge Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8+ Galaxy S9 Galaxy S9+
Launch Date March 18, 2016 March 18, 2016 May 5, 2017 May 5, 2017 March 16, 2018 March 16, 2018
Screen Size 5.1 in 5.5 in 5.8 in 6.2 in 5.8 in 6.2 in
Storage 32 GB 32 GB 64 GB 64 GB 64 GB 64 GB
Expandable Memory* Up to 256 GB Up to 200 GB Up to 256 GB Up to 256 GB Up to 400 GB Up to 400 GB
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash,
Digital image stabilization,
Face detection, Smile detection,
Touch to focus
Digital Zoom, Auto Flash,
Digital image stabilization,
Face detection, Smile detection,
Touch to focus
Wide Angle Selfie, Smart Auto Focus,
Pro Mode, Food Mode
Wide Angle Selfie, Smart Auto Focus,
Pro Mode, Food Mode
Optical Image Stabilization,
960 fps Super Slow-Mo,
Super Speed Dual Pixel Sensor,
Dual Aperture Lens, 4K
Optical Image Stabilization, 
960 fps Super Slow-Mo, 
Super Speed Dual Pixel Sensor, 
Dual Aperture Lens, 4K, Dual Camera, Clear Zoom, Live Focus
Battery 3000 mAh 3600 mAh 3000 mAh 3500 mAh 3000 mAh 3500 mAh
Height 5.61 in 5.94 in 5.86 in 6.28 in 5.86 in 6.28 in
Weight 5.36 oz 5.54 oz 5.47 oz 6.10 oz 5.70 oz 6.60 oz
Waterproof Water resistant in up to 3.2 feet of water for up to 30 minutes, IP68 Water resistant in up to 3.2 feet of water for  up to 30 minutes, IP68 Water resistant in up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes, IP68 Water resistant in up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes, IP68 Water resistant in up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes, IP68 Water resistant in up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes, IP68
Wireless Charging Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fast-Charge Compatible Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
 

*MicroSD card sold separately.

 

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