- Powerful performance
- Great cameras
- Quick and Wireless charging support
- Heart rate monitor
- Front flash
- USB Type C
- Lacks dual SIM
- Non removable battery
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the new flagship phone from the korean tech giant. It offers many of the best features and specification currently in demand by the consumers. Thus, if you are looking to buy a splendid smartphone with budget not being a barrier, you can wait for the release of this one.
The ultimate smartphone
Display and OS
The Samsung Galaxy S8 flaunts a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display. The screen has a resolution of 1,440 x 2,960 pixels and an enormous pixel density of 568ppi. This marvellous display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass v5. The smartphone runs on Android v7.0 (Nougat) operating system.
Configuration and Storage
Under the hood, this device is jam packed with monstrous performance features. It is powered by two quad-core processors clocking speeds of 2.3GHz and 1.7GHz respectively. It is backed by 4GB of RAM and Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. For storing your data, the smartphone comes with 64GB of onboard storage and also features a memory card slot that can handle microSD cards of up to 256GB.
Camera and Battery
Keeping up with the popular emerging trend, this device comes with a 12MP Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor camera on the back and features Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus, optical image stabilisation and dual LED flash. It houses an 8MP camera on the front for selfies and video calls. The wide angle feature will help you in making room for more people for a shot. There is a front flash present for clicking images and recording videos in low light condition. The device is fuelled by a 3,000mAh li-ion battery and also features both wireless as well as quick charging functionality.
Connectivity and Sensors
The smartphone offers wide range of connectivity options which are 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, NFC and USB Type C. The device comes with fingerprint sensor on the front nested under the home button, it also features heart rate monitor along with other regular sensors like light, proximity, accelerometer, barometer, compass and gyroscope.