• 5.8" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 835 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 4000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active phone has a 5.8-inch (2960x1440) Super AMOLED screen, a 12MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 835 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy S8 Active (2017), Price: 370 USD at Amazon
Display5.8" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 835 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery4000 mAh
DesignIP68, 208.1g (7.3oz), 151.9x74.9x9.9 mm (5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches)
Price (Market)$370
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.8"
Display/Body Ratio75.0%
Resolution2960x1440
Sharpness (PPI)568 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Tweakable Resolution
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Megapixel12-MP
Aperturef/1.7
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Software Features
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Talk Time32 hours
Music Playback Time113 hours
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 835
Processor ModelMSM8998
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.35 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.0
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT12 603 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head0.25 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.8 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Multimedia Features
  • Daydream VR
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Galaxy S8 Active Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active waterproof?

Yes. Our data indicates that the Galaxy S8 Active is IP68-certified as water-resistant. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Galaxy S8 Active Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy S8 Active does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it could be different in Abroad. We mostly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy S8 Active 4K?

No, the Galaxy S8 Active resolution of (2960x1440) is not defined as 4K. 4K is usually defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but there are other variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Galaxy S8 Active compatible with Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy S8 Active is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Is the Galaxy S8 Active 4G-compatible?

Yes, the Galaxy S8 Active is a 4G-LTE device that is rated 4G LTE cat12 (603 Mbps).

Does the Galaxy S8 Active support 5G wireless?

No, the Galaxy S8 Active is not a 5G handset.

Does the Galaxy S8 Active have a USB-C connector?

Yes, the Galaxy S8 Active is a USB-C smartphone. The USB Type C port runs on the USB 3.1 standard.

If the battery of the Galaxy S8 Active removable?

No, the Galaxy S8 Active's battery cannot be removed.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better