Samsung Galaxy S8 Active – Full Phone Specification & Prices

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Another variant available in Galaxy S8, which is the Galaxy S8 Active phone that  comes with larger battery size at 4000mAh, flat display and shatterproof display, as well as a very durable built body for heavy duty usage.


Screen size: 5.8 inches | Screen type: Super AMOLED with Gorilla Glass 5 | Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels | Sharpness: 568 ppi density | Dimensions: 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm | Weight:  208.1 g (7.34 oz) | Main Camera: 12MP (wide) | Front camera: 8 MP (wide) + 2MP (Iris Scanner) | Maximum video resolution: 4k, 30fps | Storage & RAM: 64GB + 4GB RAM | SD Card Slot: microSDXC | Battery: 4000mAh | 3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes | Connection: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector | Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), ANT+, S-Voice natural language commands and dictation.


You can also up size your S8 with another variant, this smartphone of Galaxy S8 Active which is now operating on Android 7.0 (Nougat) version.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has been designed with a very durable metal frame and impressively designed with rugged structure to make it MIL-STD-810G compliant that significantly means this phone is durable with aspect of shock, shatter, water and dust resistance, instead of just water and dust resistant like its lower variant of Galaxy S8.

S8 Active was constructed with military-grade materials and built with side bumper around the edges to protect edges against shock, abrasion, tilting or twisting. You should also notice the back of the phone was covered with a tough texture for a much secure grip instead of the typical smooth glass rear surface especially on the standard S8 device.

It is powered with the Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 depending on the market. Moreover, this S8 Active phone now comes with memory of 4GB RAM, yet having the internal storage 64GB and external microsd card slot does capability to expand up to 256GB.

Looking at the build of this Galaxy S8 Active smartphone, where its display is at 5.8 inches has paired with an impressive Super AMOLED screen and has a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels and brightness at 568ppi pixel density. Whereby you can find that its phone body dimension was measured at 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm and weighs at 208.1 grams.

To make sure you are having a great selfie experience, the front camera with 8 MP (wide) + 2MP (iris scanner) was set up here, and on the rear camera sensor was running at 12MP wide sensor that was featured with Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, auto-HDR, panorama and more.

To keep your phone alive with a single charge, the battery size at 4000mAh indeed helps you to keep your phone just more than a day much sufficiently with average usage. Having the wireless charging features has also made this phone a premium bonus of benefits as well.

The available connectivity features found in this S8 Active comprises WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and much more by observing the following phone specification. Having another great feature by turning your Galaxy S8 Active smartphone into a full desktop experience (Samsung DeX) such like using a window based user interface when connecting your phone to a TV or a monitor.

Full specification and price:

Specs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
Released on August 2017
Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Screen Size of 5.8 inches, 85.4 cm2 with 75.0% screen-to-body ratio

Resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio with 568 ppi density

Protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5


3D Touch (home button only)

Always-on display

OS Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
Processor Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Storage size & type 64GB

12 MP (wide), f/1.7, 26mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS

Features of LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

Video resolution of 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS, OIS


8 MP (wide), f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6″, 1.22µm, AF

2 MP (dedicated iris scanner camera)

Featured with Dual video call, Auto-HDR

Video resolution of 1440p@30fps

Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), ANT+, S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
SD Card Slot microSDXC with dedicated slot
USB type Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
SIM card Slot Nano-SIM
Networking GSM / HSPA / LTE

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX


NFC: Yes

Radio: No

Audio Loud Speaker: Yes

3.5mm jack headphone: Yes.

Battery Size Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable

Charging with fast charging 15W

Quick Charge 2.0

PMA wireless charging

Dimensions , Weight and Build 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm (5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)

Weight: 208.1 g (7.34 oz)

Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic back, plastic frame

Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

IP68 dust/water resistant up to 1.5mtr for 30 mins

MIL-STD-810G compliant

Colors Meteor Gray, Tungsten Gold
Model         SM-G892A, SM-G892U
Price Samsung Galaxy S8 Active priced at $850



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