Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung has just announced the much anticipated pair of smartphones of 2017, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. With the sadful demise of Galaxy Note 7, Samsung Electronics have renewed their focus on quality and a new take on smartphone design. Both the smartphones feature an edge-to-edge bezel-less Quad HD+ Infinity display. Due to the curved displays, there’s barely any amount of noticeable bezel on the left and right sides of the device. For the time being lets have a look at the specifications of the device.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ specifications:

  • S8 – Dimensions:  148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0mm | Weight: 152g
  • S8+ – Dimensions: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm | Weight: 173g
  • S8 – 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display | 570ppi | Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • S8+ – 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display | 529ppi | Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 | Adreno 540 GPU / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor | Mali-G71 MP20 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM | 64GB storage (UFS 2.1) / 6GB LPDDR4 RAM | 128GB storage (UFS 2.1) (expandable memory with microSD)
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM | 4G VoLTE
  • 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera | f/1.7 aperture
  • 8MP auto focus front-facing camera | f/1.7 aperture
  • Water and dust resistant (IP68)
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz) | VHT80 MU-MIMO | Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps) | GPS with GLONASS | USB 2.0 | NFC | MST
  • S8 – 3000mAh / S8+ – 3500mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging
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Pricing and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ comes in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, and Maple Gold color variants. The Galaxy S8 is priced at $750, while the Galaxy S8+ is priced at $850  (Please note the pricing may vary depending on U.S carrier). Both the devices will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow, March 30th. Pre-orders will arrive on April 20 and general availability will begin on April 28 in both the UK and Europe.