Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Market Status: Available | Launch Date in India: 2017, April 19 |
(3.9/5)
60,000
Android,7.0 Nougat
RAM
4GB RAM
Storage
64GB
Camera
12MP Primary Camera, 8 MP Front Camera
Display
6.2 inches 1440 x 2560 pixels
Processor
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz)
Battery
Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
  • 3G /4G
  • Finger print sensor
  • Wireless charging
  • Dual SIM /Nano SIM
  • GPRS
  • WIFI
  • Bluetooth
  • VoLTE
  • Secondary Camera
  • AMOLED Display
  • Gorilla Glass 5
  • OTG Supported
  • Waterproof

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Details

Display

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus comes with a 6.2 inches Capacitive Touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. Display type Super AMOLED (Corning Gorilla Glass 5).

Processor & Storage

The smartphone makes use of an Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Exynos 8895 Octa that is coupled with Adreno 540 GPU, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Storage default memory capacity. This storage can be expanded up to another Up to 256 GB with the help of a microSD Card.

Camera

For imaging, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus sports a 12 MP Dual Pixel Camera with 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, Geo Tagging, 4K Video, Auto HDR, Panorama, OIS. Up front, the smartphone from Samsung makes use of a 8 MP Camera selfie camera.

Connectivity

The connectivity aspects on board the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE, v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO. Dual Sim (Nano + Nano).

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus gets the power from a Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery.

Software

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus runs Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat).

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus comes packed with a series of sensors, like Fingerprint Sensor, IRIS Scanner, Face Recognition, Heart Rate, Water Proof, Dust Proof.

Price

The smartphone is priced at Rs. 60,000. The device is available via Amazon, Flipkart and leading offline stores.

Pros / Cons

Pros:

Gorgeous design
One-of-its kind display
swift performance
great camera
latest Bluetooth 5.0

Cons:

Feels fragile
Awkwardly placed fingerprint sensor and Bixby button
battery performance could have been better
occasional software glitches

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specifications

GENERAL
Operating System Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Device type Phablet
Sim Dual Sim (Nano + Nano)
ANNOUNCED
Status Available
Global Release Date 2017, March
Indian Release Date 2017, April 19
BODY
Dimensions 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
Weight 173 g
DISPLAY
Screen size 6.2 inches
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) Super AMOLED (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
PROCESSOR
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz)
GPU Adreno 540
Chipset Exynos 8895 Octa
STORAGE
Internal Storage 64 GB Storage
RAM 4 GB RAM
External Storage Up to 256 GB
Card Slot microSD Card
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Call Records Unlimited
CAMERA
Primary camera 12 MP Dual Pixel Camera
Front Camera 8 MP Camera
Video Recording 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps
Camera Features Geo Tagging, 4K Video, Auto HDR, Panorama, OIS
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Player WAV, AAC+, AC3, OGG, FLAC, WMA, MP3, AMR, AAC, MXMF, eAAC+
Video Player 3GP, ASF, M4V, H.263, H.264, MKV, 3G2, DivX, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPEG4
Games Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
BATTERY
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
Stand by NA
Talk time Up to 24 hrs
CONNECTIVITY
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE
Infrared Port Yes
USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5
3G Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
NETWORK SUPPORT
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
4G VoLTE
OTHER FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, IRIS Scanner, Face Recognition, Heart Rate, Water Proof, Dust Proof

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