Samsung unveils the Galaxy S8 and S8+, here are the specs and features


 

Samsung finally unveiled the much awaited Galaxy S8 and S8+ to the world, a smartphone which the company says pushes the boundaries of traditional smartphones with its seamless hardware design and a variety of new service offerings.

We have shared so much about the device previously including all the leaked specs and images which you can read here

DJ Koh, the President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics says the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ usher in a new era of smartphone design and fantastic new services, opening up new ways to experience the world  “The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are our testament to regaining your trust by redefining what’s possible in safety and marks a new milestone in Samsung’s smartphone legacy.”

The Galaxy S8 is available in 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+.  They are both equipped with an advanced 8MP F1.7 Smart autofocus front camera and 12MP F1.7 Dual Pixel rear camera

Packing powerful performance and connectivity, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature the industry’s first 10nm processor, enabling heightened speed and efficiency. It is also gigabit LTE and gigabit Wi-Fi ready with support for up to 1 Gbps so users can quickly download files, regardless of the file size.

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Below are the specs:

Galaxy S8

  • Size: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm
  • Weight: 152g
  • 5.8-inch Infinity Super AMOLED curved display with 2960 x 1440 resolution (571 PPI)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor or Exynos 8895 8895 processor, depending on market
  • 4GB of RAM, 6GB of RAM in China
  • 64GB of UFS 2.1 storage, 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage in China
  • microSD support up to 256GB
  • 12-megapixel F/1.7 camera with autofocus and optical image stabilization, Quick Launch and Bixby support
  • 8-megapixel F/1.7 front camera with autofocus, Quick Launch, and Bixby support
  • Iris scanner
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Heart rate sensor
  • IP68 water and dust proof certification
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with dual band support
  • GPS, Glonass
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 3,000 mAh battery with fast-charging, wireless charging, and battery saving modes
  • Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung UX on top

Galaxy S8+

  • Size: 159.5 x 73.1 x 8.1mm
  • Weight: 173g
  • 6.2-inch Infinity Super AMOLED curved display with 2960 x 1440 resolution (529 PPI)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor or Exynos 8895 8895 processor, depending on market
  • 4GB of RAM, 6GB of RAM in China
  • 64GB ofUFS 2.1 storage, 128GB ofUFS 2.1 storage in China
  • microSD support up to 256GB
  • 12-megapixel F/1.7 camera with autofocus and optical image stabilization, Quick Launch and Bixby support
  • 8-megapixel F/1.7  front camera with autofocus, Quick Launch, and Bixby support
  • Iris scanner
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Heart rate sensor
  • IP68 water and dust proof certification
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with dual band support
  • GPS, Glonass
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 3,500 mAh battery with fast-charging, wireless charging, and battery saving modes
  • Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung UX on top

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be available starting on April 21 and will be offered in a rich color palette including Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold.

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