Samsung Galaxy S8 – Full Phone Specification & Prices

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Coming from its predecessor of Galaxy S7, this Galaxy S8 phone comes with larger screen size at 5.8 inches diagonally, no more front home button, iris scanner for fast screen unlock, Type-C cable with fast charging technology and Samsung DeX  for full desktop experience support when connected to a TV or a monitor.


Screen size: 5.8 inches | Screen type: Super AMOLED with Gorilla Glass 5 | Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels | Sharpness: 570 ppi density | Dimensions: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm | Weight: 155 g (5.47 oz) | Main Camera: 12MP (wide) | Front camera: 8MP (wide) + 2MP (iris scanner) | Maximum video resolution: 4k, 30fps | Storage & RAM: 64GB + 4GB RAM | SD Card Slot: microSDXC | Battery: 3000mAh | 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, SpO2, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), ANT+, Bixby natural language commands and dictation.


Coming from its predecessor of Samsung Galaxy S7, this smartphone of Galaxy S8 now operates on Android 7.0 (Nougat) version.

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

Looking at the build of this Galaxy S8 smartphone, where its display is getting huge diagonally at size of 5.8 inches has paired with an impressive Super AMOLED screen and has a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels and brightness at 570 ppi pixel density. Whereby you can find that its phone body dimension was measured at 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm and weighs pretty lightly at 155grams.

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 3000mAh indeed helps you to keep your phone just around a day sufficient 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 comprises WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and much more by observing the following phone specification. Having another great feature by turning your Galaxy S8 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
Released on March 2017
Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Screen Size of 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 with 83.6% screen-to-body ratio

Resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio at 570 ppi density

Protection with 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 Exynos 8895 (10 nm) – model of EMEA

Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) – model of USA & China

Processor Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) – model of EMEA

Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) – model of USA & China

GPU Mali-G71 MP20 – model of EMEA

Adreno 540 – model of USA & China

Storage size & type 64GB

UFS 2.0 or UFS 2.1


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

Featured with LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama mode

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, SpO2, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), ANT+, Bixby natural language commands and dictation
SD Card Slot microSDXC uses shared SIM slot with dual SIM model only
USB type 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
SIM card Slot Single SIM of Nano-SIM or Hybrid Dual SIM with Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
Networking GSM / HSPA / LTE

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

Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX


NFC: Yes

Radio: No

Audio Loud Speaker: Yes, Stereo Speaker.

3.5mm jack headphone: Yes.

Battery Size Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable (11.55 Wh)

Charging with Fast charging 15W

Quick Charge 2.0

Qi/PMA wireless charging depending on market

Dimensions , Weight and Build 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)

Weight: 155 g (5.47 oz)

Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

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

Colors Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red
Model         SM-G950FD, SM-G950W, SM-G950S, SM-G950K, SM-G950L, SM-G9500, SM-G950A, SM-G950P, SM-G950T, SM-G950U, SM-G950V, SM-G950F, SM-G950U1, SM-G950N, SC-02J, SCV36, SM-G950, G950F
Price Samsung Galaxy S8 priced at $230


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