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Design

Colors

Galaxy S8 in Midnight Black
Midnight Black
Galaxy S8 in Orchid Gray
Orchid Gray
Galaxy S8 in Coral blue
Coral Blue
Galaxy S8 in Arctic silver
Arctic Silver
Galaxy S8 in Maple gold
Maple Gold
Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold

Dimensions
& Weight

Illustration of Galaxy S8 showing screen dimension
68.1 mm 8.0 mm 148.9 mm Galaxy S8 Dimensions:
148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm
Weight: 155 g
Illustration of Galaxy S8+ showing screen dimension
73.4 mm 8.1 mm 159.5 mm Galaxy S8+ Dimensions:
159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
Weight: 173 g

Display

Galaxy S8 5.8" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960x1440)
570 ppi
Galaxy S8+ 6.2" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960x1440)
529 ppi
  • *Infinity Display: a bezel-less, full-frontal, edge-to-edge screen.
  • *Default resolution is Full HD+ and can be changed to Quad HD+(WQHD+) in Settings.
  • *Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.

Camera

Camera

Front
  • 8MP AF
  • F1.7 aperture
  • Pixel size: 1.22µm
  • Sensor size: 1/3.6"
  • FOV: 80
  • Wide selfie
Rear
  • Dual Pixel 12MP AF
  • OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • F1.7 aperture
  • Pixel size: 1.4µm
  • Sensor size: 1/2.55"
  • FOV: 77
  • Max zoom: 8x (digital)
  • Pro mode
  • Panorama
  • Slow motion
  • Hyperlapse
  • Food mode
  • Save as RAW file
Both
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Selective focus (Bokeh effect)
  • Virtual shot
  • Motion photo
  • Filters
  • Stickers
  • Stamps
  • Grid line
  • Location tags
  • Timer
  • Quick launch
  • Voice control

*Voice control is available for some languages.

Video
Recording

  • 4K video recording at 30 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • Digital zoom 8x
  • High CRI LED Flash
  • Slow Motion video support for 720p at 240 fps
  • Hyperlapse video with stabilization
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Face detection
  • Tracking AF
  • Take 9-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video Location tags

Performance

AP

  • Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor
  • Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor

*May differ by country and carrier.

Memory

4GB RAM (LPDDR4)
64GB

*May differ by country and carrier.

*User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.

Network
& Connectivity

LTE Cat.16

*May differ by markets and mobile operators.

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz),VHT80 MU-MIMO,1024QAM

Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)

*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited.

Expandable
Memory
& SIM Card

Single SIM model: one Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 256GB)

Dual SIM model (Hybrid SIM slot): one Nano SIM and one Nano SIM or one MicroSD slot (up to 256GB)

*May differ by markets and mobile operators.

OS

Android 7.0 (Nougat)

Audio

Ultra High Quality Audio Playback UHQ 32-bit &DSD support
  • PCM: Up to 32 bits
  • DSD: DSD64/128

*DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

Audio Playback Format

MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF

Bluetooth

Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy S8 or S8+ to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.

*The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.

Scalable Codec: Bluetooth connection is stable even with ambient radio frequency interferences.

*Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung.

Recording

Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.

*AOP: Acoustic Overload Point

Bundled Earphones

Pure sound by AKG
Hybrid canal type
2way dynamic unit

Video

Video Playback format

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

TV connection

Wireless: Smart View (Miracast 1080p at 30 fps, mirroring support available for devices supporting Miracast or Google Cast.)

With cable: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K 60 fps)

Water
Resistance

IP68

*Carrying an IP68 dust and water resistance rating. Based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

Battery

Galaxy S8
Battery Capacity

3000mAh

Battery Life
  • MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 44 hrs
  • MP3 playback (AOD OFF): up to 67 hrs
  • Video playback: up to 16 hrs
  • Talk time: up to 20 hrs
  • Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 14 hrs
  • Internet use (3G): up to 11 hrs
  • Internet use (4G): up to 12 hrs
Galaxy S8+
Battery Capacity

3500mAh

Battery Life
  • MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 50 hrs
  • MP3 playback (AOD OFF): up to 78 hrs
  • Video playback: up to 18 hrs
  • Talk time: up to 24 hrs
  • Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 15 hrs
  • Internet use (3G): up to 13 hrs
  • Internet use (4G): up to 15 hrs

*Data based on devices released in Europe. Actual results may vary depending on usage and environmental factors.

Charging

Fast Charging on wired and wireless
Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA

Sensors
& Buttons

Sensors
  • Iris sensor
  • Pressure sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Gyro sensor
  • Geomagnetic sensor
  • Hall sensor
  • HR sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • RGB Light sensor
Buttons
  • On/Off key
  • Volume key
  • Bixby key

Security

Authentication

  • Lock type: pattern, PIN, password
  • Biometrics lock type: iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, face recognition

Security

  • Knox protection: real-time device monitoring and protection
  • Virus, malware prevention (Powered by McAfee)
  • Secure Folder: a secure space on the device to keep content such as apps, photos, movies, and files private using either iris scanning or fingerprint scanning.

Payment

  • Credit & debit cards: supports MST/NFC
  • Membership cards
  • Gift cards
  • Transit cards
  • Reward point service

*Available in select countries. Supported payment solutions and
available features may vary by country.

Intelligence

Press the Bixby button to go to Bixby Home, or press and hold it to
interact with Bixby using voice.

  • Talk
  • See
  • Recommend
  • Remind

*Available features and content providers may vary by country.

Customization

Edge Screen

Edge Panels: Apps edge, People edge, Smart select, Reminder, Tasks edge, Quick panel, Clipboard edge, Device Maintenance, Weather, Calendar

Edge Lighting

AOD
(Always On Display)

AOD content

Choose from a variety of clock designs and information.

  • Clock: digital clock, analogue clock, world clock, and edge clock (option to choose color and wallpaper.)
  • Active clock (with second hand)
  • Calendar
  • Image: select an image from Gallery or Smart select and set it as wallpaper for the AOD screen.
  • Other settings: set custom text, date, battery level, app notifications, and song information.

FaceWidgets

Experience different widgets on the AOD screen by double-tapping the clock area.

Pin to AOD

  • Pin text and images you wish to remember to the AOD screen. The pinned memo can be easily viewed or deleted.
  • You can pin memo to the AOD screen using Reminder and Share via.

AOD Themes

  • Download AOD-exclusive themes from Theme Store.
  • Decorate your AOD screen with various themes.

Themes are sets of wallpaper, icons, and other design details available for download to the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

Accessibility

Accessibility
Features

To continue making our technology accessible to everyone, Samsung has developed and applied a variety of technical solutions. With solutions for vision, hearing, dexterity, and interaction, people with disabilities can easily use technology and take advantage of new and exciting features.

  • Voice assistant
  • High contrast theme
  • Magnifier widget
  • Color adjustment
  • Sound detector
  • Flash notification
  • Universal switch

In the box

Galaxy S8 | S8+

  • Device
  • USB Cable
  • Earphone
  • Ejection pin
  • USB power adaptor
  • Quick start guide
  • USB connector (USB type-C)
  • Micro USB connector

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