SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 SPECIFICATION AND REVIEW

Performance

AP

  • Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor
  • Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor

*May differ by country and carrier.

Memory

4GB RAM (LPDDR4)
64GB

*May differ by country and carrier.

*User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.

Network
& Connectivity

LTE Cat.16

*May differ by markets and mobile operators.

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz),VHT80 MU-MIMO,1024QAM

Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)

*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited.

Expandable
Memory
& SIM Card

Single SIM model: one Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 256GB)

Dual SIM model (Hybrid SIM slot): one Nano SIM and one Nano SIM or one MicroSD slot (up to 256GB)

*May differ by markets and mobile operators.

OS

Android 7.0 (Nougat)

Audio

[Ultra High Quality Audio Playback]UHQ 32-bit &DSD support

  • PCM: Up to 32 bits
  • DSD: DSD64/128

*DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

[Audio Playback Format]

MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF

[Bluetooth]

Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy S8 or S8+ to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.

*The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.

Scalable Codec: Bluetooth connection is stable even with ambient radio frequency interferences.

*Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung.

[Recording]

Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.

*AOP: Acoustic Overload Point

[Bundled Earphones]

Pure sound by AKG
Hybrid canal type
2way Dynamic Unit

Video

[Video Playback format]

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

[TV Connection]

Wireless: Smart View (Miracast 1080p at 30 fps, mirroring support available for devices supporting Miracast or Google Cast.)

With cable: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K 60 fps)

Water & Dust Resistant

IP68

*Water resistant up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes.

Battery

Galaxy S8

[Battery Capacity]
3000mAh

[Battery Life]
  • MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 44 hrs
  • MP3 playback (AOD OFF): up to 67 hrs
  • Video playback: up to 16 hrs
  • Talk time: up to 20 hrs
  • Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 14 hrs
  • Internet use (3G): up to 11 hrs
  • Internet use (4G): up to 12 hrs
Galaxy S8+

[Battery Capacity]
3500mAh

[Battery Life]
  • MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 50 hrs
  • MP3 playback (AOD OFF): up to 78 hrs
  • Video playback: up to 18 hrs
  • Talk time: up to 24 hrs
  • Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 15 hrs
  • Internet use (3G): up to 13 hrs
  • Internet use (4G): up to 15 hrs

*Data based on devices released in Europe. Actual results may vary depending on usage and environmental factors.

Charging

Fast Charging on wired and wireless
Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA

Sensors
& Buttons

[Sensors]
  • Iris Sensor
  • Pressure Sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Gyro Sensor
  • Geomagnetic Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • HR Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • RGB Light Sensor
[Buttons]
  • On/Off key
  • Volume key
  • Bixby key

Security

Authentication

  • Lock Type: Pattern, Pin, Password
  • Biometrics Lock Type: Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Face Recognition

Security

  • Knox protection: Real-time device monitoring and protection
  • Virus, malware prevention (Powered by McAfee)
  • Secure Folder: A secure space on the device to keep content such as apps, photos, movies, and files private using either iris scanning or fingerprint scanning.
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