Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specifications, Feature and Price

After much leaks and rumors, Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus finally made its official entry into the smartphone market, both model packs some impressive features but with slight differences, You would recalled several leaks had earlier been spotted online, stating what to expect from both phones, despite some troubles faced by what was supposed to be a game changer ( Note 7 ) The Galaxy S8 Plus remains one of the most sort for device in 2017,

That being said, the S8 Plus packs a bigger screen size ( 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display ) compare to its other half, as expected, Samsung did chopped down the battery capacity in other to avert any re-occurrence of last year Note 7, despite that, it comes packed with a 3500 mAh battery capacity with an adaptive Fast Charging. As you may have heard, the device truly features Samsung’s digital assistant as well as fingerprint scanner

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Need i also mention Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus carries a water and dust resistant, with 64-bit Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor cloaked at the speed of 2.45 GHz Octa-core, yes, as expected, it runs Android 7.0 Nougat out of box, complimented with 4 GB Ram alongside 64 GB inbuilt storage, expandable up to 256 GB via Micro SD Card.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specifications

  • Network and Software

GSM: GSM
3G: HSDPA
4G: LTE 1(2100) / 2(1900) / 3(1800) / 4(1700/2100) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 12(700) / 13(700) / 17(700) / 18(800) / 19(800) / 20(800) / 25(1900) / 26(850) / 28(700) / 38(2600) / 39(1900) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
SIM Type: Nano SIM – Single and dual SIM variants
OS: Android OS v7.0 Nougat + Grace UISamsung Galaxy S8

  • Design

Dimensions: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
Weight: 173 g
Display: 6.2-inch 1440 x 2560 pixels, 568 PPI, Super AMOLED Curved display, Always-on display, with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Build: Aluminum body + Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel + IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Colours: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
Sensors: Fingerprint, Iris, Accelerometer, Proximity, gyro, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

  • Hardware

Processor Type: 64-bit Octa-core 2.45 GHz
Processor Name: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 / Exynos 8890
Graphics Processor: Adreno 540 / Mali-T880 MP12
RAM: 4 GB
Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB
External Storage: MicroSD card up to 256 GB (dedicated in single SIM variant)
Cloud Storage: 115 GB OneDrive

  • Cameras

Rear: Dual 12 megapixel, f/1.7, 26mm, autofocus, OIS, LED flash, HDR
Video recording: dual-video rec., 2160p @ 60 fps
Front-facing: 8 megapixel, Auto HDR

  • Multimedia

Music Support: mp3, aac, aac+, eaac+, amr
Audio: Regular
Loudspeaker: Stereo
Video Support: mpeg4, h.263, h.264
FM Radio: Yes

  • Connectivity

Bluetooth: v4.0
WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS: Yes
USB: microUSB v3.1; USB-C

  • Miscellaneous

Payment: Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Charging: Adaptive Fast Charging
Battery: Non-removable Li-ion 3,500 mAh

Pricing, Availability and Release date

  • Announced: March 29, 2017
  • Availability: April 21, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus price in US $850

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus price in UK €909

Price in Nigeria : N26,0142

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