Samsung Galaxy S8 is a flagship Android premium smartphone. It is launched by the company on 29th March 2017 along with Galaxy S8 Plus in the Galaxy S series. It is an upgraded model of Galaxy S7 which will compete with many premium range flagship smartphones.
In terms of specifications, the handset is loaded with modern technology and killer hardware. It is far better than the Samsung Galaxy S7 because this time the company has focused on every department to give a big fight to Apple’s iPhone and other competitive brands.
In this device, you will get a big RAM & ROM, massive Battery, high-quality display, faster processor and dual camera. Have a look at the full phone specifications of Samsung Galaxy S8 below.
The features, price, and availability details of this flagship phone are also given below. So don’t forget to share it!
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Features
- Infinity Display with Endless Curved.
- Invisible Home Button (Beneath the Display).
- IP68 Certified: Dust and Water Resistant.
- USB Type-C Support.
- 10nm Processor: 10% Faster CPU and 21% Faster GPU.
- 8-Point Battery Safety Check.
- Iris Scanner and Facial Recognition (Biometric Security) for Faster Opening.
- Fingerprint Scanner also available to Unlock the Device.
- New AI assistant named Bixby.
- Wireless Charging + Fast Charging Capabilities.
- Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung UX on top.
In the new Samsung Galaxy S8 phone, the boundaries have been removed. It features a 5.8 inches Super AMOLED QHD infinity display (end-to-end screen) with 2960×1440 resolution, protected by gorilla glass 5.
So all you see is pure content and no bezel. The handset will have 18.5:9 aspect ratio for the display and a pixel density of ~570 PPI.
It is powered by the 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB, and 64GB onboard storage. You can even expand the storage of the device up to 256GB via the microSD card.
In the camera department, Samsung Galaxy S8 is coming with an enhanced version of the single camera setup. The company is offering 12MP dual pixel camera with aperture F/1.7 at the rear side, while on the front there will be an 8MP camera with aperture F/1.7 for the video calling or to click the selfies.
The handset gets the power from a non-removable battery of 3000mAh capacity. It comes with fast charging option too. The charging of the battery is also easy and convenient.
The connectivity features of this handset will include 3G, 4G with VoLTE, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5, NFC, and OTG support.
The Galaxy S8 will feature an Iris scanner and a new digital assistant called Bixby to handle the complex commands.
It will contain sensors like the fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, and SpO2.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Like the iPhone 7 plus, Samsung has launched a bigger display model of Galaxy S8 flagship phone called Galaxy S8 Plus. It sports 6.2-inch display, Octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM, 12MP Rear Camera and a 3500mAh battery. Read more about the Galaxy S8 Plus from here.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Price
It is a flagship featured packed Android smartphone. The company has launched this product in 5 stunning color option – Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Caral Blue, and Orchid Gray.
Those who pre-orders the S8 or S8+ will get the new #GearVR!
The base model of Samsung Galaxy S8 Cell Phone with 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM is priced at USD $785, while the others models (Galaxy S8+) will be priced under USD $1000.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Availability
You can pre-book the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus from Samsung’s official website. The shipping of the handsets will start from April 21, 2017.
After April 21, 2017… you can buy both models of Galaxy S8 Smartphone online or offline via the official the retail stores.
India launch date is yet to be confirmed. (Stay tuned for more updates)!