Samsung Galaxy S8 is a revolutionary smartphone with no bezels and it lacks visual home button with other mind-blowing features like wireless charging, water, and dust resistance and above all, it has a big screen size of 5,5 inches. Despite this, the phone is also smaller in hand and portable in the pocket.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Key Features
- Display: 5.8-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1440 x 2960 pixels (570ppi)
- Processor: Octa-core 10nm-class chipset (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Samsung Exynos 8895 Octa)
- Bixby Intelligent Digital Assistant with dedicated launch button
- Operating System: Android 7.0 (Nougat) with 4GB RAM
- Memory: 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
- Camera: 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear), Iris Scan, Face Unlock
- Battery: 3000 mAh Battery with Fast Charging
Design and Display.
This Samsung Galaxy phone has a premium design with a metal and the entire front covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and the exciting thing here is the home button is not there this means you a get a device that gives you more space to type and watch your favorite movies.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a full AMOLED screen display with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels and the main glass has a curved edge on the left and right.
Since the visual home buttons are gone, the Samsung Galaxy S8 now has an onscreen home button which appears when you press and hold the bottom of the screen and disappear sometimes when running an application or watching movies.
Camera and Storage.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a rear camera of 12 megapixels that features Optical Image Stabilisation snapping beautiful photos with an LED flash. However, on the front, it also has just a single camera of 8 megapixels camera that features Autofocus and HDR. The inbuilt storage is 64GB expandable up to 256GB using micro Sdcard.
Hardware and Software.
The processor is octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or an octa-core Samsung Exynos chipset this may vary depending on your country but no matter where you stay, the phone will give you more energy efficient. It has 4GB RAM running under the operating system of Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Samsung UI skin.
The phone has a fingerprint scanner on the back and it supports 4G LTE in most countries including Nigeria which is available in Glo Mobile, MTN, Etisalat, NTel, Smile, and InterC.
There is Bluetooth V5 with USB Type C, dual-band Wi-Fi, wireless charging, and NFC. The Samsung Galaxy S8 also supports face unlock and it has a personal Bixby assistant on the hood. There are other options on this phablet that makes it even more attractive but for now, let’s look at the price.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Price
The Samsung Galaxy S8 cost 246,000 Naira on Jumia the price may be different from your location. (Buy Now on Discount)
General features of Samsung Galaxy S8
|Here are the few Features and specs of Samsung Galaxy S8|
|Operating System: Android 7.0 (Nougat)|
|Internal memory: 64GB|
|External memory: Yes.|
|BUILD and DESIGN|
|Processor: US: Octa-core Processor: 2.35GHz quad-core and 1.9GHz quad-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835), EMEA: Octa-core Processor: 2.3GHz quad-core and 1.7GHz quad-core (Samsung Exynos 8895 Octa)|
|Dimension: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm|
|GPU: Adreno 540 (Qualcomm).|
|SIM Type: Single SIM, Nano SIM|
|Screen size: 5.8-inch.|
|Screen Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels.|
|Screen protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Screen Resolution Density: 570 ppi .|
|Display Type: Super AMOLED.|
|LED flash: Yes.|
|Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold.|
|Rear: 12MP Camera, 4K Ultra HD 2160p Video 1080p @30fps.|
|Front: 8MP Camera, autofocus, HDR.|
|Main camera features: Phase Detection Autofocus, LED flash, OIS, Auto HDR, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, Panorama, Slo Motion, Hyperlapse|
|2G GSM: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G WCDMA: Yes., 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|3G WCDMA EVDO: No.|
|4G LTE: Yes, Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700).|
|WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct|
|wi-fi hotspot: Yes.|
|Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE.|
|Infrared Blaster: No.|
|Bluetooth tethering: Yes.|
|USB Tethering: Yes.|
|USB port: Yes, USB Type C (USB 3.1).|
|4G LTE: Yes, up to 1024 Mbps.|
|Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player.|
|Video player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player.|
|FM Radio: Yes.|
|Ear Phone jack: Yes.|
|Instant Messaging: Yes.|
|SMS, MMS: Yes.|
|Push Email: Yes.|
|Digital Compass: No|
|Proximity Sensor: Yes.|
|Light Sensor: yes.|
|Heart Rate Monitor: -.|
|Iris Scanner: Yes.|
|Face Unlock: Yes|
|Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes, Bixby, Google Now, etc.|
|Voice Control: Yes.|
|Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO.|
|Water Resistant: Yes.|
|Dust Resistant: Yes|
|Wireless Charging: Yes.|
|Video Streaming: Yes.|
|Active Noise Cancellation: Yes.|
|Capacity: 3000 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable).|
|Talk Time: up to 20 hours|
|Standby Time: –|
|Browsing Time: –|
|Music play Time: –|
|Charging Time: –|
|fast charging: Yes|