Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Specification | Price | Features

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The wait is over guys, the Samsung finally unveiled Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus with the high-end specification during a Samsung Unpacked event. Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are direct successors to the last year Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Plus.

samsung galaxy s8 and s8 plus

Now there is no need to follow rumors and leaks to know the actual specification of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus and in upcoming lines, you will read everything you need to know about the both flagship devices.

So without further delay, let’s start with the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 Specification

  • Display – 5.8-inches (Super) AMOLED display
  • Resolution – 2960 X 1440(WQHD) Adjustable to FHD+(2280x 1080) | HD+ (1480 x720)
  • Dimension – 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm
  • Weight – 152g
  • Water Resistance – P68 | Upto 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes
  • Chipset – Snapdragon 835 clocked at 2.45GHz
  • CPU – Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor
  • Memory Configurations – 4GB RAM + 64GB model
  • Card slot – microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Camera Rear– 12MP (F/1.7, Autofocus | OIS | Phase detection | LED flash | Pro Mode | Panorama | Slow motion | Hyperlapse | Food mode | Save as RAW file
  • Camera Front – 8 MP ( F/1.7, Auto HDR | Dual video call)
  • Camera Features – 4K video | Geo-tagging | Face and Smile Detection| Touch Focus | 9MP image recording |
  • Connectivity – Bluetooth 5.0 | USB Type C | NFC | Smart Lock | Mirrorlink | Smart View | Wi-Fi Direct and more
  • Charging – Fast Charging on wired and wireless
  • Personalization – 71 Languages | Themes
  • Sensors – Iris Sensor | Pressure Sensor | Accelerometer | Barometer | Fingerprint Sensor | Gyro Sensor | Geomagnetic Sensor | Hall Sensor | HR Sensor | Proximity Sensor | RGB Light Sensor
  • Operating system – Android 7.0 Nougat
  • SIM Type – Nano
  • Battery – Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
  • Box contain – Device | USB Cable | Earphone | Ejection pin | USB power adaptor | Earphone | Quick start guide | USB Connector (USB Type-C) | Micro USB Connector
  • Color – Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver and Maple Gold

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specification

  • Display – 6.2-inches (Super) AMOLED display
  • Resolution – 2960 X 1440(WQHD) Adjustable to FHD+(2280x 1080) | HD+ (1480 x720)
  • Dimension – 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight – 173g
  • Water Resistance – P68 | Upto 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes
  • Chipset – Snapdragon 835 clocked at 2.45GHz
  • CPU – Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor
  • Memory Configurations – 4GB RAM (LPDDR4) + 64GB model
  • Card slot – microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Camera Rear-12MP (F/1.7, Autofocus | OIS | Phase detection | LED flash | Pro Mode | Panorama | Slow motion | Hyperlapse | Food mode | Save as RAW file
  • Camera Front – 8 MP ( F/1.7, Auto HDR | Dual video call)
  • Camera Features – 4K video | Geo-tagging | Face and Smile Detection| Touch Focus | 9MP image recording | Panorama
  • Connectivity – Bluetooth 5.0 | USB Type C | NFC | Smart Lock | Mirrorlink | Smart View | Wi-Fi Direct and more
  • Charging – Fast Charging on wired and wireless
  • Personalization – 71 Languages | Themes
  • Sensors – Iris Sensor | Pressure Sensor | Accelerometer | Barometer | Fingerprint Sensor | Gyro Sensor | Geomagnetic Sensor | Hall Sensor | HR Sensor | Proximity Sensor | RGB Light Sensor
  • Sensors – Iris scanner | Accelerometer | Fingerprint (rear-mounted) | Proximity | Compass | Gyro |  Barometer, SpO2 | Heart rate
  • Operating system – Android 7.0 Nougat
  • SIM Type – Nano
  • Battery – Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
  • Box contain – Device | USB Cable | Earphone | Ejection pin | USB power adaptor | Earphone | Quick start guide | USB Connector (USB Type-C) | Micro USB Connector
  • Color – Black, Orchid Gray, Silver, Gold, and Blue

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Features

1. Infinite Display

Samsung introduced an amazing technology in their flagship device that let you press into the display. This will serve as an actual home button and return the users to the device home screen whenever it is pressed.

2. Recognize your Face

There is a brand new face scanner available on the front side of the device that helps users in quickly unlocking their device.

3. Bixby – Its own Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Bixby is Samsung’s new Artificial Intelligence service just like Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant. Using this, you can perform various basic things like you can ask for weather, sports score, and related stuff. It can also help you in identifying books and bottles of wines with the help of a camera. It can also be used to make calls, set up reminders, share location and more.

4. Water Resistance and Dust Resistance

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + will comes with IP68 ratings. Now what that means is that the devices are resistant 5 meters of water upto 30 minutes. The device dust resistance will also ensure the full protection of the device from a stand in the case, you’re planning a visit to the beach near your home.

5. Comes with Gear VR Support

Both the Samsung’s flagship device will support Gear VR, well know virtual reality platform by Samsung. It is one of the best virtual reality platform available in the market because it works like perfectly. The good thing is that if you pre-order any of the Galaxy smartphones, the company will give you a free Gear VR accompanied with controller under Samsung promotional offer.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Prices and Pre-booking

Samsung Galaxy S8
Retail price Contract/Installments Pre-order Stores
AT&T (Next) $750 $25/mo for 30 months March 30 April 24
Verizon $720 $30/mo March 30 April 21
T-Mobile $750 $30/mo (+$30 down) March 30 April 21
MetroPCS $729
Vodafone UK £47/mo (+£30 down)
EE UK £56/mo (+£30 down) April 21
Amazon DE €800 April 20

 

Samsung Galaxy S8+
Price Contract/Installments Pre-order Stores
AT&T (Next) $850 $28.34/mo for 30 months March 30 April 21
Verizon $840 $35/mo March 30 April 21
T-Mobile $850 $30/mo (+$130 down) March 30 April 21
Vodafone UK
EE UK £61/mo (+£30 down) April 21
Amazon DE €900 April 20

Gear VR with Controller will begin from April 21, 2017, at a price of $129.99. You can also purchase Controller separately, the sale starts on the same day at a price of $39.99.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Official Hands-on Video


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