Aug 17, 2019 | Updated: 07:24 AM EDT

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Apple iPhone 7 Plus: Is it Worth To Switch Smartphone? Drop, Speed Test Result Revealed [VIDEO]

Apr 08, 2017 10:24 AM EDT

Samsung Galaxy S8 was reported to flunk down in terms of speed and drop durability test compared to Apple's iPhone 7 Plus.
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As Samsung Galaxy S8 had been recently launched by Samsung, it is already set to rattle iPhone 7 Plus users on whether would they make a switch. Fortunately, reports had revealed comparison between Apple and Samsung’s flagship smartphones.

According to Apple Advice, a video had been shown that in terms of speed test, Samsung Galaxy S8 flunks out compared to iPhone 7 Plus. The start of the speed test had shown that S8 had been catching up to Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus as it launches out apps like Snapchat, Netflix, Uber and others.

Yet, it had been concluded that in a 4K resolution 4-minute video, iPhone 7 Plus had already done as half as S8 had loaded. Meanwhile, the iPhone 7 Plus had shown faster loading capability in terms of games like Minecraft, Asphalt 8, GTA and others. Hence, iPhone 7 Plus prevails in the speed test.

Meanwhile, Mashable reported the video results in terms of the drop test durability battle between Apple iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. S8 and S8 Plus was then reported to have its Samsung note 7’s Gorilla Glass adapted into it. But, in the video, an S8 Plus was used instead of the S8.

The video shared started as the iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S8 was dropped from a waistline height. But as expected by some, S8’s back cover was shattered instantly as iPhone 7 Plus' rear cover was sturdy as ever. S8’s back glass cracked but didn’t have chips scattered. The iPhone 7 was declared as the winner. Yet, both the smartphone’s displays still work amid the 25 feet drop.

Speaking of display, Forbes then shared that Samsung Galaxy S8’s infinite display is more prone to accidents due to its curved edges. As Apple’s iPhone 7 aluminum border has its advantage over Samsung’s flagship phone. The publication also noted that Samsung trumps over Apple as its S8 has a faster battery charging capacity in terms of its 3000 mAh compared to iPhone 7’s 1960 mAh.

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