The Samsung Galaxy C series is probably the series that is closest to the flagship Galaxy S series due to several reasons. First, the C series is like the lower version of the Galaxy S series. While the Galaxy S series is Samsung’s best smartphone series, the C series still retains some of the S series’ characteristics. It’s just the C series is not having as many features as the S series. Second, the C series is geared toward people who want to look stylish and elegant, without having to spend as much as they would spend on the Galaxy S series. And third, the performance offered in the Galaxy C series is close to the performance offered in the Galaxy S series. Now, let’s take a look at the differences between the two series. Galaxy C vs S series.

1. Design And Model

The Galaxy C series comes with a slim-cut and stylish design, offering Gold, Pink Gold, and Dark Gray colors. The available models are Galaxy C5 (5.2” FHD display) and C7 (5.7” FHD display). The Galaxy S series, on the other hand, comes with a sleek and futuristic design, offering Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, and Maple Gold colors. The available models are Galaxy S8 (5.8” Quad HD+ display) and Galaxy S8+ (6.2” Quad HD+ display).

So, the S series has more variations in the colors to choose, as well as better display quality than the C series.

2. Specifications

In the Galaxy C series, the C5 offers Quad 1.5 GHz and Quad 1.2 GHz processors with 4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB storage, while the C7 offers Quad 2.0 GHz and Quad 2.0 GHz processors with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage space. In the Galaxy S series, the S8 offers Quad 2.3 GHz and Quad 1.7 GHz processors with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage, while the S8+ offers Quad 2.35 GHz and Quad 1.9 GHz processors with 4 GB memory and 64 GB storage. The C series has Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) installed, while the S series has the Android 7.0 (Nougat) installed.

In terms of specs, the S series is powered by more powerful Octa Core processors, with a more updated Android OS installed.


3. Special Features

The Samsung Galaxy C series offers several highlighted features, including full metallic body, dual LED flash for its camera (with super wide aperture lens), Ultra High Quality Audio, smooth performance for gaming and other tasks, and exclusive game pack. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S series gives highlighted features such as bezel-less screen display, dual pixel sensor camera, maximum security, water-resistant body, Bixby intelligent assistant, and add-ons to enhance the phone functionalities.

With these highlighted features, Samsung S series offers the ultimate smartphone experience with all the features that it offers, including the additional accessories that are compatible with the phone to enhance its functionalities, including VR headset, VR camera, and desktop docking.

4. Price

The Galaxy C series is more like the budget version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S series. With the less features that it offers, while retaining the Galaxy experience, the price given for the Galaxy C series is worth the value that you get from it. On the other hand, the flagship Galaxy S series is offered at the highest price point for a Samsung smartphone, offering you the full Galaxy experience that you can enjoy anytime.

5. Conclusion

Though belonging in the same Galaxy family, the C series is a better phone to choose if you don’t want to pay the premium price that you need to pay for the flagship S series, while retaining most of the important features that are usually included in the Galaxy smartphones. On the other hand, the S series is the best phone to choose if you want to experience all the features that a Galaxy smartphone can give you, with all its sleek, elegant, and futuristic design that you can get only from the S series phones.

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