Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Features, Specs and Price Review

The first time I wrote about the Samsung galaxy s7 active, I was surprised to know that many Samsung galaxy s Series users, were not even aware of what the ACTIVE is. So I received several questions about what the Active is. However, Before divulging into this, Let me introduce to you, the Samsung galaxy s8 Active.

What is Samsung Galaxy S8 Active?

For those who are not aware, Samsung Active are produced easily for those who are working in places where the normal device can easily get destroy. This devices are not the same as the normal S8 and S8+, due to it’s inbuilt resistance features,.

All Samsung Active devices counts with MIL-STD-810G, which automatically makes them stronger than other devices against salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock.

samsung galaxy s8 active

Here is the rumored samsung galaxy s8 active prototype, which is expected to be 5.8 inch.

The Samsung galaxy s8 Active has not been announced or released Yet, However, we are expecting it to be released in the next few weeks, just like it’s predecessor. This smartphone is expected to come with current Android 7.0 nougat operating system, a 4,000mAh battery, a 5.8 inch Amoled display touchscreen with a 1440×2960 pixels resolution.

While for the Internal memory, it is expected to feature a 64GB internal storage, and a MicroSD card slot for users to insert MicroSD and increase their Memory capacity. It is also expected to come with the normal 4GB of RAM.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specs

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH Announced Not announced yet
Status Rumored
BODY Dimensions
Weight
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIM Nano-SIM
– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
– IP68 certified – dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
– MIL-STD-810G certified – salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.8 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (~568 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
– 3D Touch (home button only)
– Always-on display
– TouchWiz UI
PLATFORM OS Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Features 1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– 32-bit/384kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
– Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
– ANT+ support
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
MISC Colors Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Sandy Gold

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