Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio The phone is powered by Samsung’s proprietary octa-core Exynos 8895 processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage The handset is dual-SIM capable and also gets a microSD card slot for additional memory expansion The alternative Samsung phones in the Galaxy-S series are Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus For imaging, the S8 has 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling A 3,000 mAh backs the smartphone. Software requirements are handled by Android 7.1 Nougat and is upgradable to the next Android versions Other variant of this mobile is Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus The other popular prodcuts you may look for are Samsung Galaxy S10 E and Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung Galaxy S8

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Processor : Samsung Exynos 8895
RAM : 4GB
Storage : 64GB
Battery : 3000 mAh battery
Camera : 12MP
Display : 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)
SIM : Dual SIM, Nano SIM(Hybrid Slot)
Operating System : Android v7.0 (Nougat)

Samsung Galaxy S8: Pros & Cons

8.5
out of 10
MSP SCORE
  • Good Stuff
  • One of the most beautiful looking smartphone
  • The curved display is one the best display we've encountered, comes with HDR too
  • The Exynos 8895 delivers stunning performance
  • In spite of a single camera, we believe that it captures the best images among the 2017 flagship smartphones
  • Iris scanner works perfectly
  • Battery charging is blazingly fast
  • Waterproofing ensures peace of mind
  • Bad Stuff
  • Battery life is average; the S7 Edge performed better
  • Positioning of fingerprint scanner is bad
  • Front autofocus camera takes some time to focus
  • Absence of stereo speakers is a big disadvantage
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Details

Display and Design, Iris Scanner
Samsung's Galaxy S8 comes bundled with stunning features and can be easily tagged as an advanced smartphone. The device bears a 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED dual-edge curved Infinity display at 1440x2960 pixels resolution with 18.5:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The phone takes after the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, and is comparatively sleeker. The Galaxy S8 supports a physial fingerprint reader, which is placed on the rear panel. Alongside, the phone also support Iris Scanner that scans the user's retina as a passcode. 
Exynos 8895 SoC, 4GB of RAM, Android Oreo
The phone is powered by an octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 SoC with a quad-core module clocked at 2.35GHz, and another quad-core module clocked at 1.9GHz. There is 4GB of RAM onboard with 64GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. For Software requirements, the phone runs Android 7.1 Nougat-based Samsung's custom UI, it is  upgradable to the next Android versions, for up to two years from the date of device's launch. Talking about software, the phone also includes Samsung's voice-assisted virtual assistant, Bixby. 
Dual Camera Setup, Battery, Connectivity
The Galaxy S8 boasts 12MP 'Dual Pixel' rear camera with a f/1.7 aperture and OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation).  There is an 8MP selfie snapper on the front with a f/1.7 aperture and autofocus. A 3000mAh battery backs the smartphone with support for fast charging as well as wireless charging. Connectivity options of the Galaxy S8 include dual-SIM, 4G LTE (Cat. 16), Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz, 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, and GPS. Additionally, the phone also includes Samsung's in-house payment functionality, Samsung Pay with NFC and MST connectivity. 

Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications

Summary

Processor Samsung Exynos 8895
Display 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)
Storage 64GB
Rear Camera 12MP
Battery 3000 mAh
RAM 4GB

Display

Resolution 2160x3840 pixels
Aspect ratio 18.5:9
Display Type Super AMOLED
Screen Size 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)
Pixel Density 570 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Screen to body percentage 83.6 %

Storage

RAM 4GB
Internal 64GB
Expandable microSD, Upto 256GB (Hybrid Slot)

General

Dimensions 5.8x2.6x0.3 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm)
Water Resistant Yes
Weight 155 grams (5.47 oz)
Colors Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red

Software

Operating System Android v7.0 (Nougat)

Camera

Selfie 8MP
Rear 12MP
Rear Camera Features LED Flash, Auto-HDR, Panorama, dual pixel PDAF
Selfie Camera Features No
Physical Aperture Rear (f/1.7), Front (f/1.7)
Video [email protected], [email protected]

Battery

Removable Battery No
Type Li-Ion
Talk time 20 hrs (3G)
Wireless Charging Yes
Capacity 3000 mAh
Fast Charging Yes, Quick Charge 2.0

Connectivity

GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Wi-Fi Yes with dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2 with A2DP, LE, aptX
Network 4G VoLTE, 4G
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual SIM, Nano SIM(Hybrid Slot)
NFC Chipset Yes
Infrared No

Processor

Chipset Samsung Exynos 8895
CPU 2.3 GHz (Quad Core) + 1.7 GHz (Quad Core)
Graphics Mali-G71 MP20
Architecture 64 bit
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)

Sensors

Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes, Rear-mounted
Other Sensors Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor

Sound

Speaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm
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