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)
|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
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
|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|