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Does the Galaxy S8 take better photos than the iPhone 7 Plus?

Take a look for yourself... The results from our comparison between Samsung's newest flagship and Apple's dual-lensed iPhone.

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Galaxy S8+ vs iPhone 7 Plus: Which one takes better photos?

We took both phones out for a two-day shoot around the San Francisco Bay area and tested them in seven categories: landscape, zoom, close-ups, action, portrait selfies and low-light. Both were set on the default automatic settings unless they had a specific mode for that category.

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Lanscape shot

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Lanscape shot

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Landscape shot (overcast)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Landscape shot (overcast)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Zoom (8X)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Zoom (8X)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Zoom (8X)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Zoom (10X)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Close-up (manual focus)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Close-up

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Burst

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Burst

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Portrait (Selective focus)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Portrait (Portrait mode)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Portrait (Selective focus)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Portrait (Portrait mode)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Low light

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Low light

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Low light (Close-up)

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Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7 Plus - Low light (Close-up)

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