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Samsung Galaxy S8

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Release Date
5-Mar-17
Market Status
Available
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Original Price
₹49,990
Price with Buyback
Approx. ₹19,996
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Specs at a Glance
Battery Capacity
3000 mAh
Battery Capacity
Operating System
Android v7.0 (Nougat)
Operating System
Screen Size
5.8 inches
Screen Size
Variants Available
Colors
Ram & Storage:
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General
Announced On5-Mar-17
Market StatusAvailable
BrandSamsung
Price StatusConfirmed
PriceRs. 29,208
Design
IP CertificationYes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68
Weight155 grams
ColorsMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Burgundy Red
BuildCase: Metal, Back: Metal
Dimensions148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm
Display
Screen Size5.8 inches
Screen TypeSuper AMOLED
Screen Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel Density568 ppi
Aspect Ratio18.5:9
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v5
Screen to Body Ratio84.57%
Screen DesignBezel-less
Screen Quality2K
Performance
GPUMali-G71 MP20
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 (Nougat)
ChipsetSamsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
CPUOcta core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
Clock Speed2.3 GHz
Architecture64 bit
Memory & Storage
Phone Variants64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable StorageYes
RAM TypeLPDDR4
Expandable Storage CapacityYes, 256 GB
OTG SupportYes
Front Camera
Front Video Recording1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Front Camera FeaturesWide Angle Selfie
Front Camera SetupSingle, 8MP
Front Camera 1 Resolution8 MP
Front Camera 1 Typef/1.7, Wide Angle Primary Camera
Front Camera 1 Lens25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22 micrometre pixel size
Front FlashYes, Screen flash
Battery
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
Battery RemovableNo
Battery TypeLi-ion
Charger TypeFast
USB Type-CYes
Fast ChargingYes
Wireless ChargingYes
Miscellaneous Features
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Network & Connectivity
GPSYes A-GPS, Glonass
Audio Features32-bit/384kHz audioActive noise cancellation with dedicated mic
NFCYes
BluetoothYes
FM RadioNo
3.5mm Audio JackYes
Bluetooth Typev5.0
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Rear Camera
OISYes
Rear FlashYes, Dual-color LED Flash
Rear Video Recording3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps
Rear Camera Features8 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus
Rear Camera SetupSingle, 12MP
Rear Camera 1 Resolution12 MP
Rear Camera 1 Typef/1.7 (upto 8x Digital Zoom), Wide Angle Primary Camera
Rear Camera 1 Lens26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4 micrometre pixel size
Rear SensorExmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Network
Network Support4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
eSIMNo
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
VoLTEYes
SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 /...
SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 /...
Sensors
Fingerprint ScannerYes
Fingerprint Scanner PositionRear

Price & Availability


Samsung Galaxy S8 (Burgundy Red, 4 GB RAM/64 GB)
Price
₹49,990

About the Phone

With their new flagships, Samsung has ventured into a new direction, spearheaded by their new Infinity Display screen. They say it’s the next big thing, and they have bet all their chips on the success of the AMOLED curved screen, which to be honest, makes us drool! The Samsung Galaxy S8 has done away with the home button, and in its place, we find the on-screen navigation bar and a slight sensation at pressing it, emulated by the haptic flutter. It runs the latest Android on an Exynos 8895 Processor with a 10nm chip. The 5.8 inch Quad HD+ Curved Screen featuring the Infinity Display is a pleasure to have on this phone. It has a 12MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera as well.

With its unique set of features and the Infinity Display, it’s definitely primed to be a bestseller.

The battery life is a bit poor, and Bixby does have some problems with recognising items.

 

Pros Cons
Infinity Display Poor Battery Life
Powerful Processor Awkward position of the fingerprint sensor
Stellar Camera Fragility