Samsung Galaxy S8 Price and S8 Plus Features , Specifications
The long awaited Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus were finally unveiled by Samsung yesterday, an event which was also streamed live on YouTube to the world. The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are Samsung’s flagship smartphones and comes with a lot of features which justifies the premium quality of both devices. The flagships are the first mobile phone ever to come with Bluetooth 5.0, Bluetooth 5.0 offers a wide connection range and twice as much speed transfer to Bluetooth 4.2 making the devices even more appealing. Other Features include Samsung’s own AI named Bixby, Iris scanner, Fingerprint sensor amonst many others.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Design and Display
The S8 has a 5.8 Super AMOLED Quad HD+ display at a 2960*1440 resolution with a PPI density of 570, while the S8 plus 6.2” Super AMOLED Quad HD+ display at a 2960*1440 resolution with a PPI density of 529. Both smartphones are based on the Infinity Display technology which enables an expanded screen size without having a larger phone
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Software and Performance
Both devices run on Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835/Samsung Exynos 8895 processors depending on the carrier. Both devices has a 4GB RAM size, and a 64GB internal memory which is expandable up to 256GB via the MicroSD card slot.
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus – Differences & Comparison
The image below shows the differences between the two devices.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Specifications
|Colors||Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold|
|Dimensions||159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm/148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm|
|Screen size||5.8 -inch/6.2-inch|
|Resolution||1440 x 2960 pixels with 570 PPI pixel density for S8 and 529PPI for S8+|
|Display||Infinity display with Gorilla Glass 5|
|SIM||Single/Dual SIM - Hybrid|
|Processor||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 US Model/ Exynos 8894 for EMEA|
|GPU||Andreno 540/Mali-G71 GPU|
|Back Camera||12 MP back camera with f/1.7, OIS, Video stabilisation, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED flash|
|Front Camera||Front: 8MP with flash|
|ROM||64GB ROM Expandable via MICRO SD up to 256GB|
|Connectivity||GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB type C|
|Battery Capacity||3000mAh /3500mAh battery; 9V/2A fast charging|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, and Compass Sensor, Temperature sensor, Hall sensor, NFC, Infrared|
Samsung Galaxy S8 Price and Galaxy S8 Plus Price and Availability
Both devices will launch in UK and Europe on the 28th of April. UK pre-orders start from March 29th-19th April. The S8 will cost £689 while S8 plus goes for £779.
Samsung Galaxy S8 price and Galaxy S8 Plus price in UK is £689 and £779 respectively.
Samsung Galaxy S8 price and Galaxy S8 Plus price in Nigeria is around N210,000 and N230,000 respectively. Buy here on Jumia
Samsung Galaxy S8 price and Galaxy S8 Plus price in USA is $857 and $969 respectively.
Samsung Galaxy S8 price and Galaxy S8 Plus price in Canada is 1150 CAD and 1250 CAD respectively.
Samsung Galaxy S8 price and Galaxy S8 Plus price in Australia is €799 and €899 respectively.