Samsung Galaxy S8 Overview Updated April 2, 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 April 2

How to add an animated GIF to the Galaxy S9, S8, and Note 8’s ‘Always-on Display’

Out of the box, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ were able to show an image of the user’s choosing on the Always-on Display. Now, any Samsung phone running Oreo including the S9, S8, and Note 8 can add a GIF to the lockscreen. Here’s how…

Samsung’s ‘Always-On Display’ can show animated GIFs on the Galaxy S9, S8, and Note 8

While Samsung wasn’t the first to deliver an ambient display function on its smartphones, it may very well have the most feature-rich one on the market with its “Always-On Display.” Now, it’s picking up a new feature that displays GIFs…

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories March 26

Samsung has slowly been rolling out Android Oreo to its flagship devices from last year, and last week we saw the S8 complete its rollout to major carrier variants. However, unlocked users have been left in the dark when it comes to that update, with Note 8 owners in the same boat. Thankfully, Samsung is finally acknowledging that and giving answers.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories March 21

Android Oreo now available for Galaxy S8 users on AT&T

Samsung kicked off its Android Oreo rollout for the Galaxy S8 earlier this year, but until last week it was available in the States. Now, AT&T users are getting in on the fun…

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories March 19

Android Oreo now rolling out to the Galaxy S8/S8+ on T-Mobile and Sprint

Samsung has slowly been rolling out Android Oreo to its first flagship from 2017, the Galaxy S8. Last week, that rollout finally expanded to the United States with the Verizon variant, and over the weekend two more carriers started pushing out that same update…

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories March 15

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ starting to pick up Android Oreo in the US, starting w/ Verizon

Samsung kicked off its Android Oreo rollout for the Galaxy S8 internationally earlier this year, but it gave no word on when that update would land in the United States. Now, out of nowhere, the update is starting to roll out…

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