Samsung Galaxy S8

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Samsung Galaxy S8
  • 12 MP with LED Flash
  • 5.8 Inches (~570 ppi)
  • Android OS, v7.0 (Noughat)
  • Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Processor
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh Battery
Price (Expected): $720.00 Add to Compare
Rate Samsung Galaxy S8 :
3.8/5 (10 votes)

Galaxy S8 is the new flagship model from the South Korean Samsung. This 5.8-inch smartphone features Quad HD + Super AMOLED display having a resolution of 2960 X 1440 pixels with infinity display. It is one futuristic looking smartphone without any bezels around. This infinity display sets a new standards for premium smartphones with an uninterrupted, immersive experiences. Even though it has a big screen, it feels small in hand with its comfortable grip and smooth curves. Resolution of this phone can be changed from default Full HD to Quad HD in the phone settings. Moreover, it gets an IP68 -rated water and dust resistance, which can resist up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes.

We can find the most advanced pair of cameras in this device, which works normally in day and night. The primary 12 MP camera uses dual pixel sensor with bright F1.7 lens. This would helps to bring out more lights in low light conditions. It is capable enough to record 4K videos. Moving on to the front, it gets an 8 MP camera featuring F1.7 lens with Smart Auto Focus. The enhanced multi-frame image processing keeps all the selfies crisp and clear. Moreover, the camera gets some of the most advanced features like Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Slow Motion, Hyperlapse, Food Mode, HDR, Motion Photo and Video Digital Image Stabilization.

The device sits on the most advanced and innovative 10nm processor which is speedier and better performing than nearest competitor. Galaxy S8 is based on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat platform with Octa-Core, 64-bit processor on the top. It is backed by 4 GB RAM with an internal storage space of 64 GB. It also gets the latest LTE Cat.16 for faster network connectivity and 1024 QAM for faster Wi-Fi. Bluetooth 5.0, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS and Galileo is also found in this device. Galaxy S8 is powered by 3000mAh battery with fast charging and wireless charging capabilities. It offers 20 hours of talk time, 12 hours of 4G internet usage, 16 hours of video playback and 67 hours of MP3 playback.

Samsung has introduced an advanced intelligence system called Bixby in this device. This innovative program can understands talk, text and taps of the user. It comes up with the most revolutionary way of searching with the help of Bixby. It even makes the searching system easier by using an image or just by opening the camera.



Samsung Galaxy S8 - The Good and The Bad
Pros
  • Big, brilliant, and HDR certified Infinity Screen
  • Bixby, an intelligent interface
  • Amazing VR experience with Gear 360 which shoots in 4K
Cons
  • Non-removable battery.


Overview
ClassSmartphone
AnnouncedMarch 2017
SIM TypeSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Dual-
Colors AvailableMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
Network2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)
BrowserHTML5
Form FactorCandy Bar
Processor & OS
Operating SystemAndroid OS, v7.0 (Noughat)
ProcessorOcta-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Processor
Physical Dimensions
Dimension (HxWxD)148.9 x 68.1 x 8.00 mm
Weight155 g
Display
Size5.8 Inches (~570 ppi)
TechnologySuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels
Colors16 M
Other FeaturesCorning Gorilla Glass 5 ,3D Touch (home button only) ,Always-on display, TouchWiz UI
Memory & Storage
Internal Memory64 GB
External MemorymicroSD, expandable upto 256 GB
RAM4 GB
Battery
TypeNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh Battery
Talk TimeUpto 29 hrs
Stand-by TimeUpto 3.38 days
Camera
Primary Camera(Rear)12 MP with LED Flash
Secondary Camera(Front)8 MP
VideoYes, 2160p, 1080p, HDR, dual-
Featuresf/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, Optical Image Stabilization, Larger screen, High photo quality camera, powerful MSM 8998
Data & Connectivity
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
3GHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
4GLTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
BluetoothYes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX
USBYes, v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Multimedia
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP4, DivX, XviD, H.265
MP3 RingtoneYes
Poly RingtoneYes
LoudSpeakerYes
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, DivX, XviD, H.265
Video recordingYes, 2160p @ 30fps, 1080p @ 60 fps
Messaging
SMSYes
MMSYes
EmailYes
Push mailYes
Instant MessagingYes
Features
JavaNo
SensorsIris scanner, Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Heart rate, SpO2
FM RadioNo
Unique FeaturesInfinity Screen
Bixby
VR experience with Gear 360.
NFC Connectivity
Additional FeaturesSamsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
24-bit/192kHz audio
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
Fast battery charging
Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
ANT+ support

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