Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus phone with 6.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3500 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.2 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1440 x 2960 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus specifications
|Name||Galaxy S8 Plus|
The weight of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is about 6.1 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches).
|Dimensions||6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches|
|Colors||black, gold, rose-gold, silver, white|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.
|OS version||Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998|
|CPU||Octa-core, Quad-core 2.35 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 1.9 GHz Kryo|
The size of Galaxy S8 Plus screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.2 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus with 1440 x 2960 px resolution is multitouch capable.
|Display type||Super AMOLED|
|Screen size||6.2 inches|
|Resolution||1440 x 2960 px|
The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.
|Internal storage||64 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
The camera of the Galaxy S8 Plus is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Galaxy S8 Plus has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.
|Selfie camera||8 MP|
|Main camera||12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization|
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy S8 Plus comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy S8 Plus phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Li-Ion 3500 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy S8 Plus isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Type||Li-Ion 3500 mAh, non-removable|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Galaxy S8 Plus phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. The Galaxy S8 Plus is a safe and durable IP68 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device. The Galaxy S8 Plus comes with wireless charging. Wireless charging uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects through electromagnetic induction.
|Sensors||accelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, heart rate, light, proximity|
|Specials||Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Dual SIM, Fast charging, Wireless charging, Certified IP68 dustproof and waterproof, Dual camera setup|
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 Plus, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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