Samsung Galaxy S8 Features 1440p Super AMOLED Display: Expected Features & Specifications

 

Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the finest creation by Samsung Electronics as a major aspect of the Samsung Galaxy S series. This amazing creation was divulged on 29 March 2017 during a media occasion in New York City, they succeed the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, with a North American discharge on 21 April 2017 and UK availability on 28 April 2017. The Galaxy S8 features 1440p Super AMOLED display, with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio taller than the 16:9 ratio used by the majority of smartphones; the S8 has a 5.8-inch panel.

The display is curved along the side bezels of the device, with minimal bezels that Samsung markets as an Infinity Display, and the display panel itself has rounded edges. They use DCI-P3, offering what screen-testing website DisplayMate describes as the largest native color gamut, highest peak brightness, highest contrast rating in ambient light, highest screen resolution, lowest reflectance, and highest contrast ratio.

The S8 features an octa-core Exynos system-on-chip and 4 GB of RAM; models in North American markets utilize the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 instead. The chips are manufactured by Samsung with a 10-nm process. It contains 64 GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD card. The Galaxy S8 is one of the first smartphones to support Bluetooth 5, supporting new capabilities such as connecting two wireless headphones to the device at once. It is also bundled with Harman AKG earbuds. The smartphone has improved satellite navigation over the predecessors by including Galileo receivers.

GENERAL

Launch Date May 5, 2017 (Official)
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy S8
Operating System Android v7.0 (Nougat)
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Quick Charging Yes

DESIGN 

Height 148.9 mm
Width 68.1 mm
Thickness 8.0 mm
Weight 155 grams
Build Material Case: Metal
Back: Metal
Colors Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold
Waterproof Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68
Ruggedness Dust proof

DISPLAY 

Screen Size 5.8 inches (14.73 cm)
Screen Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel Density 568 ppi
Display Type Super AMOLED
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v5
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio 84.57 %

PERFORMANCE 

Chipset Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
Processor Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
Architecture 64 bit
Graphics Mali-G71 MP20
RAM 4 GB

STORAGE 

Internal Memory 64 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 256 GB

CAMERA

MAIN CAMERA
Resolution 12 MP Primary Camera
Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus
Aperture 1.7 F
Optical Image Stabilization Yes
Flash Yes, Dual-color LED Flash
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features 8 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 60 fps, 1280×720 @ 120 fps
FRONT CAMERA
Resolution 8 MP Front Camera
Autofocus Yes
Aperture 1.7 F
Flash Yes, Screen flash
Camera Features Wide Angle Selfie
Video Recording 1920×1080 @ 30 fps

BATTERY 

Capacity 3000mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable No
Talk Time Up to 20 Hours(3G)
Wireless Charging Yes
Quick Charging Yes

NETWORK & CONNECTIVITY 

SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)

3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz

2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

4G Speed: 150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)

3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑

GPRS: Available

EDGE: Available

SIM 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)

3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz

2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

4G Speed: 150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)

3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓

GPRS: Available

EDGE: Available

Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v5.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC Yes
USB Type-C Yes (Doesn’t support micro-USB)

MULTIMEDIA

FM Radio No
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

SPECIAL FEATURES

Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Heart Rate Monitor Yes
IRIS Scanner Yes
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope