Samsung Galaxy S8 (2017) review
The Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950) smartphone released in 2017. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 runs on Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5.8 inches AMOLED display with 1440 x 2960 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950) specifications
- Galaxy S8
- ★★★★★ Rated 3/5 based on 1 user votes.
- 140.1 x 72.2 x 7.3 mm
- SIM type
- Nano SIM
The Samsung Galaxy S8 runs on Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but the Galaxy S8's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.
- Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
- Octa-core, Quad-core 2.35 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 1.9 GHz Kryo
- Adreno 540
Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 1440 x 2960 px resolution is multitouch capable.
- Super AMOLED
- 5.8 inches
- 1440 x 2960 px
The smartphone's memory (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.
- 4 GB
- Internal storage
- 64 GB
- External storage
The camera of the Samsung Galaxy S8 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone. The rear camera has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake.
- Front camera
- 8 MP
- Rear camera
- 12 MP
4032 x 3024 px
optical image stabilization
- Dual LED
Galaxy S8 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Galaxy S8 comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Samsung smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.
- 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Mobile network
- 2G / 3G / 4G
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- v5.0, A2DP
- A-GPS, GLONASS
- FM radio
- USB Type-C
- 3.5 mm jack
The Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.
- Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable
The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Galaxy S8 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Certified IP68 dustproof and waterproof
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy S8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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