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5 Reasons the Galaxy S8+ is Better Than the Galaxy S8



Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are two beautifully stunning smartphones. And while millions look to buy one, many are likely wondering which one to choose. With that in mind here we’ll go over why the Galaxy S8+ is better than the Galaxy S8.

Of course both of Samsung’s new smartphones are great choices. The Galaxy S8 has an impressive 5.8-inch Quad-HD screen, water resistance and more. However, the Galaxy S8+ is even bigger while still being easy to hold, and has much more to offer potential buyers.

Read: 13 Exciting Official Galaxy S8 Accessories 

Whether you buy the Galaxy S8 or the Galaxy S8+, both are amazing phones. That being said Samsung already confirmed the S8+ is outselling the smaller sibling, and pre-orders are at a record high surpassing all previous phones. If you’re still trying to decide, now is the time, and below we’ll help you choose the right one.

The huge 6.2-inch screen fits in a very small package

Those with an old phone like the Galaxy Note 5 or even the Galaxy S7 Edge will love Samsung’s latest and greatest. Featuring a similar overall design featuring a huge Infinity display with nearly no bezels. The results are quite impressive. Add in a better camera, double the storage and rounded edges in the screen it looks perfect. Not to mention the powerful new processor and 4GB of RAM powering the phone.

While we’ve already detailed both in our comparisons, below we’ll explain the benefits of buying the bigger of the two. What makes them different, how battery life should be better and why the Galaxy S8+ is better than the Galaxy S8 for most.

Read: What Galaxy S8 Color to Buy: Black, Silver or Gray?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ release date is April 21st for all carriers in the United States and around the globe. Buyers can pre-order, get one of the many Galaxy S8 deals, or pick one up after the release date. Either way, our information below should help you make the right choice.

Do More with A Bigger Screen

Do More with A Bigger Screen

The Galaxy S8 has the biggest screen of any Galaxy S smartphone to date. In fact, it's even bigger than the Galaxy Note 5 or Note 7. Coming in at a whopping 5.8-inches with a 2960 x 1440 Quad-HD resolution. It's just a hair bigger than their previous Note smartphones. 

However, the best choice for almost every buyer will be the Galaxy S8+. That's because it has an even larger 6.2-inch Quad-HD screen that looks gorgeous. Now we know what you're thinking, which is that's HUGE. You're right, but wrong at the same time.

Samsung ditched the home button for the first time in seven years, and made the bezels extremely small. As a result the S8 and S8+ are nearly the exact same size as previous phones. The massive 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+ is the same size as the Google Pixel XL or iPhone 7 Plus. Meaning it's pretty small and easy to hold and use. Samsung is using a new 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone in thin, a little taller than previous years and not as wide. Meaning you'll enjoy a huge 6.2-inch screen in a phone the same size as you're already used to.

As a result there's almost no real reason to get a Galaxy S8. Simply enjoy a much larger experience and get the Galaxy S8+ instead. Also, both phones have a curved screen this year, so that isn't a choice like we saw with the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Making this decision easier than ever before. 

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