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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specifications, Features and Price Review

Written by Legendkid

When Samsung Mobile announced the release of the Samsung galaxy s8 and s8+ in March 2017, there were lots of specification and several rumors about the difference expected in this devices. However, the case is different after the much anticipated and expected smartphone was launched. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has a lot in common with the Samsung Galaxy S8. The most notable difference between the s8 s8+ is that the s8+ features a bigger screen, which measures up to 6.2-inches and a larger capacity battery, apart from this obvious fact, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus shares every other feature with its more compact sibling.
Unlike other Samsung galaxy s series, where the s8 is suppose to have a flat screen, this feature was discarded with the introduction of s8, both these devices come in curved screens, which automatically removes the “EDGE” from the galaxy s Models smartphones.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ was announced and launched in March 2017, but was released to the public in April 2017. This much awaited and anticipated mobile device features a 6.2 inch touchscreen display, which comes with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels at a PPI of 529 pixels per inch.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor, which is the same as the s8, and it also comes with the same 4GB RAM. This smartphone comes with an inbuilt 64GB of internal storage, with a Memory card slot available, where you can insert a MicroSD with up to 256GB.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ comes with a powerful 12MP back camera and a 8MP front camera for welfies or selfies.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ runs Android 7.0 and is powered by a 3500mAh non-removable battery, whereas the galaxy s8 is powered by a 3,000mAh battery. This smartphone measures 159.50 x 73.40 x 8.10 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 173.00 grams.

Where to Buy Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

  • Samsung Galaxy S8+ price in India starts from Rs. 64,900.
  • The Price of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus starts at N320,000 in Nigeria
  • The Price of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus starts at $740 in USA
  • The Price of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus starts at 88,499 KSh in Kenya
  • The Price of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus starts at GH₵ 3757 in Ghana.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Key Specs & Features

  • 6.2-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1440 x 2960 pixels (529ppi)
  • Octa-core 10nm-class chipset (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Samsung Exynos 8895 Octa)
  • Bixby Intelligent Digital Assistant with dedicated launch button
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear), Iris Scan, Face Unlock
  • Gigabit LTE (up to 1024 Mbps download)
  • 3500 mAh Battery with Fast Charging

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specs

samsung galaxy s8 plus

GENERAL

Release date March 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 159.50 x 73.40 x 8.10
Weight (g) 173.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3500
Removable battery No
Colours Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
SAR value NA

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches) 6.20
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1440×2960 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 529

HARDWARE

Processor 1.9GHz octa-core
Processor make Samsung Exynos 8895
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256

CAMERA

Rear camera 12-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel

SOFTWARE

Operating System Android 7.0

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
Number of SIMs 1
SIM 1
SIM Type
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

SENSORS

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Temperature sensor No

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