Samsung Galaxy S8 Overview Updated May 3, 2021

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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
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 May 3

It still feels weird to say, but Samsung is still the best of the best when it comes to Android updates nowadays, and long-term support is what really seals the deal. Tonight, though, we can pour one out for a Samsung favorite. The bearer of thin bezels is officially laid to rest as Samsung has ended Android update support for its Galaxy S8 and S8+.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories April 15

Third-party ROM brings Android 11 to Galaxy S8 and Note 8

After another third-party ROM brought Android 11 to the Galaxy Note 9 and S9, it’s the turn of the Galaxy S8 and Note 8.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories September 21, 2020

September patch now rolling out for Galaxy S8 series

The September 2020 security patch is now rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, putting the device right up-to-date once again.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories July 1, 2020

June 2020 security patch now rolling out for the Galaxy S8 and S8+

The June 2020 security patch is now rolling out for the revolutionary Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ series.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories May 4, 2020

The Samsung Galaxy S8 drops from monthly to quarterly security patches

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is now set to move from regular monthly to quarterly security patch updates.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Stories March 17, 2020

Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8 now receiving the March 2020 security patch

Samsung is now pushing the March 2020 security patch out to the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 series after first bestowing the update on the firm’s recent flagship lines.

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