The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have earned top ratings in a new consumer smartphone review in the United States. Samsung’s new flagship smartphones have earned 82 points each in the latest Consumer Reports survey, they are comfortably ahead of the competition. The Galaxy S7 Edge came in second place in the consumer review with 77 points.


The survey from Consumer Reports concluded that Samsung’s new flagship smartphones excel at nearly everything as they feature great cameras, brilliant displays, and a respectable battery life. All these are the major points that consumers focus on before they decide which smartphone they are going to spend their money on.

Consumers may also like the fact that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ offer great bang for their buck. The handsets have class-leading specifications and features that set them apart from the competition.

The Galaxy S8 features Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM, a 5.8 inch QHD+ dual edge curved Infinity Display, a 12 megapixel rear and 8 megapixel front camera, and more. The Galaxy S8+ has similar specs save for its larger battery and 6.2 inch display.

Samsung’s handsets occupied all top three spots in this latest consumer review, the Galaxy S7 Edge sits in third place comfortably with 77 points. LG was able to capture the fourth place on the list with the LG G6.

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Product NameGalaxy S8Galaxy S8+
Diagonal (inches)5.8"6.2"
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh3500 mAh
Processor NameSnapdragon 835Snapdragon 835
RAM Options4GB4GB
Street Price$499 Galaxy S8 on Amazon$435 Galaxy S8+ on Amazon
Link to full specsGalaxy S8 Full specs and detailsGalaxy S8+ Full specs and details
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