It is no longer the news that Apple inc has recently launched their 2017 Flagship Phones during the September Event Launch in California! After the launched of the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple jumped to iPhone X (probably to mark their 10 years in the production of iPhones).
And also before then, we already have the Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus after which, we had the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with amazing specifications and also the LG V30 and guess what, they are all in the new trend, that’s the bezel-free or bezel-less Smartphone design!
And each of the Smartphones are of course the Flagships Phones from the big companies -and we all know that Flagship phones comes with the new innovations from the companies. Lets take a look at each of the phones.
LG V30 Smartphone
Before the launch of the LG V30, they were a lot of rumors surrounding the phone and yea, all thanks to the leakers. Fortunately, the rumors were almost equivalent to the real specifications.
The LG V30 comes with a water and dust resistance! This doesn’t surprised me either. Coming with a more clearer camera for taking photos as the companies claims and also feature the bezel-less design, which is the edge-to-edge screen!
*. Operating System: Android 7.1.2
*. Display: 6-inch OLED, curved edges Resolution: 2880×1440 with Gorilla Glass 5
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
*. RAM: 4GB (6GB in some markets)
*. Storage: 64GB (U.S.) and 128GB (Korea, some other markets) microSD card slot
*. Battery: 3300mAh Non-removable
*. Wireless charging: YES
*. Quick Charge: 3.0
*. Rear cameras: 16MP f/1.6, OIS, 71° FOV
*. 13MP f/1.9, 120° FOV
*. Front camera: 5MP f2.2, 90° FOV
*. Water resistance: Yes, IP68 water resistant dustproof
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
After the launch of the Note 7 last year, we never really thought of the Korean Giant introducing another Note series but surprisingly, during the early months of 2017, rumors started flying out, we are going to have the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 even after the hype!
The back design of the Note 8 is the same or equivalent to the design on the Galaxy S8! The fingerprint sensor is close to the Camera Pixels and it is dual camera. With the huge 6GB of RAM, the Note 8 works more faster and smoother than some laptops out there.
*. Snapdragon 835/Exynos 8895
*. 6 GB RAM
*. 64/128/256 GB SSD
*. 6.3-inch qHD+ display with HDR suppprt
*. microSD expansion
*. 3300 mAh battery
*. Dual rear cameras: f1.7 normal and f2.4 wide angle
*. Iris scanner and poorly-placed fingerprint scanner
*. IP68 water resistance
*. S-Pen stylus with 4,096 pressure levels
*. Black, Gold, Orchid Grey and Deep Sea Blue
Apple iPhone X
On the 12th of September, which is Tuesday, Apple unveiled their Apple iPhone X, the price is actually $1000, yet, people aren’t concerned about the price of the phone, they are concerned on the funny adage that says “7 (8) ate 9”
Other words, the iPhone X is to be called or known as iPhone 10! With an all Glass Build, Face ID and Wireless Charging! And as usual, there is no RAM announced for the iPhone 8 Plus including the iPhone X, let see some other useful specifications.
*. Screen Size: 5.8‑inch Super Retina screen 448 PPI(pixels per inch)
*. Resolution: 2,436 x 1,125
*. Processor: A11 Bionic chip
*. Camera: 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras and a 7MP front facing camera with ƒ/2.2 aperture
*. First OLED screen from Apple
*. Wireless charging: Yes
*. Water and dust resistance: Yes
*. True Tone: Yes
*. Memory: 64GB and 256GB variants version
Lets Take a Look at the Differences and Similarities of the Flagship phones from Apple, Samsung and LG!
Apple iPhone X Samsung Galaxy Note 8 LG V30
|Display size, resolution||5.8-inch, 2436 x 1125 pixels||6.3-inch; 2,960×1,440 pixels||6-inch; 2,880×1,440 pixels|
|Pixel density||458 ppi||522ppi||538 ppi|
|Dimensions (Inches)||5.65×2.79×0.30 in||6.4×2.9×0.34 in||5.96×2.96×0.29 in|
|Dimensions (Millimeters)||143.51×70.87×7.62 mm||162.5×74.8×8.6mm||151.7×75.4×7.3 mm|
|Weight (Ounces, Grams)||6.14 oz (174 grams)||6.9 oz, 195g||5.57 oz; 158g|
|Mobile software||iOS 11||Android 7.1.1 Nougat||Android 7.1.2 Nougat|
|Camera||Dual 12-megapixel||Dual 12-megapixel||16-megapixel (standard), 13-megapixel (wide)|
|Processor||A11 Bionic chip, M11 motion coprocessor||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (2.35GHz+1.9GHz) or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 (2.35GHz+1.7GHz)||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835|
|Storage||64 GB, 256 GB||64GB||64GB, 128GB|
|Expandable storage||None||Up to 2TB||Up to 2TB|
|Battery||21 hours of talk time on wireless; 12 hours of internet use; 13 hours of video playback on wireless; 60 hours of audio playback on wireless||3,300mAh||3,300mAh|
|Fingerprint sensor||None||Back cover||Back cover|
|Special features||Face ID; wireless charging; splash, water and dust resistance||Water resistant (IP68), wireless charging, S Pen stylus||Water resistant (IP68), wireless charging, wide-angle camera, Floating Bar tab|
|Price off-contract (USD)||$999 (64GB) and $1,149 (256GB)||$963||TBA|
In conclusion on the specifications of the above phones, one could notice through their the images and specs that they are all have the latest bezel-less smartphone design trend, that is the edge-to-edge design, which makes the users feel like they are having the screen on their hands.
As Flagship smartphones, they also arrived with impressive features which includes the Water and Dust Resistance, Powerful Cameras, Wireless charging, which has been on the Android OS for a long time but the innovation is new to the iPhone users. To do this,
And also the Apple Face ID, which is the Facial Recognition for the iPhone X and it serves as the Unlock Pattern because there is no Fingerprint Sensor!
The differences and Similarities are more physical to see or noticed! What are your Thoughts? Lets use the Comment box!