Samsung Galaxy S8+

  • Available. Released 2017, April
Samsung Galaxy S8+
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
  • 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

Overview

Samsung Galaxy S8+ is an Android 7.0 (Nougat) smartphone announced by Samsung in 2017, March. It’s a [3G/4G] supported, Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) phone which comes in 6.2 inches (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio) and 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in) with 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density) and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

Some other notable features of Samsung Galaxy S8+ are Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 Sensors. Samsung Galaxy S8+ Built in running OS is Android 7.0 (Nougat) and it’s powered with Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China while internal/external memory of the phone stands at Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM (some GBs will be consumed by pre installed Apps and OS so available space would be less than stated memory) however user can upgrade internal memory by inserting into the device

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When comes to the camera, Samsung Galaxy S8+ features 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality on the back with Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama options whereas the front selfie camera is 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR . Battery of the phone is Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy S8+ comes in various colors like Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold . You can find here detailed Samsung Galaxy S8+ specification following with video reviews, Classified Ads and price in Pakistan from online and offline stores. You can also explore the user’s review tab to get an idea about the opinions of other users of this Model while we also encourage you to give your valuable review of the model if you have own experience of using Samsung Galaxy S8+ for other members.

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Launch

  • Announced 2017, March
  • Status Available. Released 2017, April

Network

  • Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • Edge Yes

Body

  • Dimensions 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
  • Weight 173 g (6.10 oz)
  • SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
  • Others - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

Display

  • Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 6.2 inches (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Others - 3D Touch (home button only) - Always-on display - TouchWiz UI

Platform

  • OS Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - USA & China
  • CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
  • GPU Adreno 540 - USA & China

Memory

  • Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model
  • Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM

Camera

  • Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality
  • 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
  • Others - 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, BDS, 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
  • Others - 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

  • Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

Misc

  • Colors Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
  • Price group About 900 EUR

Pros & Cons of Samsung Galaxy S8+

Advantages

  • Dual Sim It allows you to use two services without the need to carry two mobile phones at the same time.
  • Latest OS Latest OS makes it easy to install more recent apps and updates.
  • 4G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience than 3G.
  • Front camera Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
  • Card Slot Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more data such as songs, photos and videos.
  • Accelerometer Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).
  • Gyroscope Determines orientation and rotation and provides more accurate 3D motion tracking than an accelerometer.
  • Fingerprint You can use fingerprint sensor to quickly unlock your phone using your finger.

Dis-Advantages

  • Small Screen Size Small screen sizes makes it hard to enjoy watching movies or reading
  • Less storage means you can not keep more data and cann't install more or heavy apps (MB's)
  • Less RAM means you can't run multiple functions at the same time with smooth speed
  • Camera Not suitable for taking high resolution photos.
  • Less battery time means that you would have to plugin charger sooner then you expec

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