• 5.8" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 835 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh W-Charge

The Samsung Galaxy S8 phone has a 5.8-inch (2960x1440) Super AMOLED screen, a 12MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3000 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 835 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy S8 (2017), Price: 353 USD at Amazon
Display5.8" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 26mm 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 26mm 8-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 835 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3000 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP68, 155g (5.5oz), 148.9x68.1x8.0 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$353
Price at Launch$750
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.8"
Display/Body Ratio84.2%
Resolution2960x1440
Sharpness (PPI)568 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Tweakable Resolution
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel12-MP
Aperturef/1.7
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • EIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Video Resolutions
  • 480p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
  • 1440p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 835
Processor ModelMSM8998
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.45 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.0
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT16 1000/105 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Multimedia Features
  • Daydream VR
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Galaxy S8 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does Galaxy S8 costs?

The last time we checked, the Galaxy S8 was retailing at around $353 online. Things may have changed a bit since. The Galaxy S8 launched at $750 on 2017-03-29.

Is the Samsung Galaxy S8 waterproof?

Yes. Our data indicates that the Galaxy S8 is IP68-certified to be 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 Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy S8 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but it may be different in Abroad. We mainly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy S8 4K?

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

Is the Galaxy S8 capable of Wireless Charging?

Yes, the Galaxy S8 is compatible with Wireless Charging.

Does Galaxy S8 support Qi Wireless Charging?

Yes, the Galaxy S8 supports Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy S8 work with 4G data?

Yes, the Galaxy S8 is a 4G smartphone that is rated 4G LTE CAT16 (1000/105 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy S8 a 5G handset?

No, the Galaxy S8 is not a 5G NR device.

Is the Galaxy S8 USB-C?

Yes, the Galaxy S8 has a USB Type C connector. The USB-C port uses the USB 3.1 protocol.

If the battery of the Galaxy S8 removable?

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

Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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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)

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Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

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