Samsung Galaxy S8 Overview Updated February 19, 2018

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Full hardware specifications for Samsung’s Galaxy S8

Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy S8, the successor to last year’s S7. Unlike last year’s model, the Galaxy S8 features a “bezel-less” screen that the company is calling an “Infinity Display.” On top of this, Samsung has unveiled its virtual assistant called Bixby which can be activated by holding down on a brand new physical button, located just below the volume rocker.

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Galaxy S8 Specification
Android version Android 7.0 Nougat
Screen size 5.8″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED
Resolution 2960×1440 pixels
PPI 570 ppi
Primary camera 12MP, OIS, F1.7
Front camera 8 MP, AF, F1.7
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Samsung Exynos 8895 (international)
Storage  64GB (UFS 2.1)
Expandable storage up to 256GB
RAM 4GB
Battery 3000mAh (nonremovable)
Ports USB Type-C, headphone jack
Weight 195 g
Dimensions 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
Other features IP68 water and dust resistant, IRIS scanner, rear-facing fingerprint sensor, Samsung KNOX
Color options Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Rose Pink
Carrier availability AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon
Base price off-contract ~$725
In-box accessories USB Cable, Earphone, Ejection pin, USB power adaptor, USB connector (USB type-C), Micro USB connector

 

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories February 19

Samsung including a pair of Gear IconX (2018) earbuds w/ Galaxy S8 or Note 8 purchases

Truly wireless earbuds are becoming very popular thanks to Apple’s AirPods, and competitors are getting better and better. Samsung’s Gear IconX wireless earbuds are pretty fantastic, and now the $200 earbuds come free with the S8 or Note 8 for a limited time.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories February 14

After a successful beta program over the past several months, Samsung officially released Android Oreo for its Galaxy S8 in several regions earlier this month. Now, though, that rollout has been halted.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories February 9

Samsung’s Android Oreo rollout expands to three more countries, still no ETA for US

After kicking off its rollout yesterday, Samsung is now expanding the Android Oreo rollout to the Galaxy S8 in three more countries.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories February 8

Android Oreo is slowly gaining market share, but it’s taking quite a while since no major players have jumped on board. However, after finishing up its beta program, it seems Samsung is starting to roll out Oreo to its Galaxy S8 flagship.

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories January 26

Android Oreo has been available in beta for the Galaxy S8 for a fair while now, but the company has been quiet on when the public release would kick off. However, now the beta has ended, and the next release will be the final build…

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories January 17

Samsung is now including wireless AKG headphones with a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 are two of the best phones on the market right now, and they include a ton of great features. One nice perk is the included set of headphones from AKG, and now, Samsung is upping the ante on those.

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