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Samsung Galaxy S8+ Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy S8+ Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy S8+ Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2017, March
  • Dimensions: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight: 173 g
  • Screen: 6.2", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
  • Battery: 3500 mAh
  • Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy S8+
Release date 2017, March
Dimensions (HxWxD) 159.5 Х 73.4 Х 8.1 mm
Weight 173 g
Body build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink
Battery 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price470 EUR
Screen
Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6.2" inc
Screen area 98.3 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio84.0%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2960 px
PPI /points per inch/ 529 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other - HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Single
Camera specs
-12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Functions LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1440p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm)
- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
-Adreno 540 - USA & China
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu 8 score230369
Antutu 7 score195000
GeekBench 5 Single Core343
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1443
GeekBench 4 Single Core1771
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core6032
GeekBench 4 RenderScript8348
GeekBench 4 Battery4097
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.67 W/kg (head)     0.97 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.27 W/kg (head)     1.00 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Versions: G955F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G955FD (Global Dual-SIM); G955W (Canada); G955A (AT&T); G955P (Sprint); G955T (T-Mobile); G955V (Verizon); G955R4 (US Cellular); G955U (USA Unlocked); G955

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ was around 470 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2017, March.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is 173 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is 6.2" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
Yes, it supports fast charging.
Yes, it supports wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.
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