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Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8
Brand: Samsung
Category: Current Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S8 - Reviews and details


Outright price $1199


Screen size 5.8 inches
Screen resolution Quad HD+ 18:9 (2960x1440)
Pixel density 570ppi

Design and construction

Thickness 8.0mm
Weight 152g
Construction Metal, glass
Water resistant
Water resistance rating IP68


Rear camera 12 megapixels, F1.7
Rear flash
Front camera 8 megapixels, F1.7
Front flash
Video capture (maximum) Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160)


Processor Samsung Exynos 8895
CPU tech Octa-core (8)
Memory (RAM) 4GB
Storage 64GB
Upgradeable storage Yes, this supports microSD cards.
Operating system Google Android (Samsung, Sony, HTC, etc)
OS version Android 7.0, "Nougat"
SIM type nanoSIM


3G/4G/5G Yes, it has both 3G and 4G.
Maximum Speed Cat 16 LTE - 1000Mbps down, 150Mbps up (max)
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.x (with A2DP, LE)
GPS support
Near-Field Communication
WiFi 802.11ac (supports a/b/g/n)

Ports and security

Charge / data port Type C USB
3.5mm headset jack
Biometric security Fingerprint and iris scanners


Battery size 3000mAh


Official Officially announced March 30, 2017