Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone was launched in March 2017. The phone comes with a 5.80-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels at a PPI of 570 pixels per inch.The Samsung Galaxy S8 is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM.

Samsung S8 specs and release date

The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S8 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

Check specs in full:

  • NetworkTechnology

GSM / HSPA / LTE
Launch Announced 2017, March
Status Coming soon.
Release date
US April 21
UK April 28

  • Body 

Dimensions 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz)
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel

  • SIM 

Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
– IP68 certified – dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

  • Display Type

Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.8 inches (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (~570 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
– 3D Touch (home button only)- Always-on display
– TouchWiz UI

  • Platform

OS Android OS, v7.0
Chipset
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 – US modelExynos 8895 Octa – EMEA
CPU Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) – US modelOcta-core (4×2.3 GHz & 4×1.7 GHz) – EMEA
GPU Adreno 540 – US model

  • Memory

Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
– single-SIM modelmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
– dual-SIM model
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

  • Camera

Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Features 1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR

  • Sound

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes- 32-bit/384kHz audio- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

  • Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features Sensors, Iris, scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)- Fast battery charging- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
– ANT+ support- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor

  • Battery 

Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Misc
Colors – Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
SAR EU0.32 W/kg (head) 1.27 W/kg (body)


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1 COMMENT

  1. I have purchased this Galaxy S8 smartphone. It's a one of the best smartphone from the samsung. The design, battery backup, camera quality all is awesome. Thanks for the review.

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