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Samsung Leadership 8 (2017) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Adreno 530
4 GB / 64 GB
4.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Leadership 8 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Leadership 8 phone with 4.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Leadership 8 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable battery. The 4.2 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 1920 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.

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Samsung Leadership 8 specifications

BrandSamsung
NameLeadership 8
ModelSM-G9298
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Samsung Leadership 8 is about 8.29 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.13 x 2.46 x 0.63 inches).

Weight8.29 oz
Dimensions5.13 x 2.46 x 0.63 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Samsung Leadership 8 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
CPUQuad-core, Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo, Dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 530

Display

The size of Leadership 8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.2 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Leadership 8 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Leadership 8 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Leadership 8 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.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Leadership 8 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 Leadership 8 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 Leadership 8 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2300 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 Leadership 8 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable

Features

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 Leadership 8 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 Leadership 8 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. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology. The Leadership 8 comes with wireless charging. Wireless charging uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects through electromagnetic induction.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, heart rate, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Wireless charging
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