Downloads, charging, and switching from app to app on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are all accomplished at incredibly fast speeds thanks to the world's first 10nm processor5. It can take spills, splashes, and dunks, so you can keep going even in the rain—or in the shower.1

World's First 10nm Applications Processor

A new standard for better-performing phones

Apps launch faster and battery life is longer: Galaxy S8 and S8+ are speedier and better-performing phones thanks to the innovation of the 10nm processor that runs on 20% less power. It's as efficient as you are.

Deconstructed image of Galaxy S8 illustrating its 10nm AP, fast CPU and GPU
Video of the layers within the Galaxy S8 showing the improved CPU and GPU
10nm mobile AP
26% more powerful CPU5
21% more capable CPU5

LTE and Wi-Fi

Faster downloads

Galaxy S8 and S8+ are Gigabit LTE and Gigabit Wi-Fi ready. Wi-Fi on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ supports 1024-QAM, meaning you get up to 20% faster download speeds compared to the previous model.2 Ideal for downloading and sharing big files.

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Cat.16Faster LTE
1024-QAMFaster Wi-Fi


Gaming taken to new levels

Your favourite games are taken to a new level when played on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ boundless screen. And with Vulkan capabilities, hours of immersive gameplay are at your fingertips with even the most graphic-intensive games.

*Exclusive game offers for Galaxy users are available in Galaxy Apps.

*Turn on Fullscreen mode in Settings to enjoy a greater view when playing.

Image of game screenshot on Galaxy S8 screen
Image of game screenshot on smartphone screen
Image of game screenshot on smartphone screen
Need for Speed No Limits logo


Sounds coming in clear

Audio Enthusiasts rejoice: hear music as it was meant to be heard with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ high-quality 32-bit PCM and DSD64/128 playback support3. Plus, the included earphones offer pure sound by AKG, with a comfortable in-ear fit.

11Φ Woofer 8Φ Tweeter
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Video of the new Galaxy S8 earphones tuned by AKG being deconstructed to show its inner parts and enhanced sound quality
Google Play Music logo

Music for every occasion

Enjoy 3 months of Google Play Music on us.* Access 40 million songs and thousands of playlists tailored for any mood or occasion. Upload and store up to 100,000 songs and save songs offline, so you always have your music with you.

*Conditions apply. Offer available with purchase of a new Samsung Galaxy S8 | S8+. New customers only. Redeem in the Google Play Music application on the purchase of a Samsung Galaxy S8 | S8+ between April 21, 2017 and April 29, 2018. Canadian authorized retailers and carriers may vary. Excludes certain carriers. Supply is limited. $9.99 CAD / mo. after the 3-month trial period unless you cancel before trial ends. Offer may be canceled or temporarily suspended by the promoter if there is an event outside of its reasonable control which prevents it from providing the Offer. Google account required. Setting up of a Google account is free. For full terms:

Water and Dust Resistance

Rain or shine, it works

You can get stuck in the rain without an umbrella and still find your way home. Don't lose your cool when you spill water with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ IP68-rated water and dust resistance1 you've come to expect from our Galaxy phones.

Galaxy S8 being used in heavy rain

Expandable Memory

Memory that's expandable

Keep your important files, photos, and videos on hand with expandable memory up to 256 GB.4

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Micro SD card in SIM tray


Power that lasts

You're able to use your Galaxy S8 or S8+ for longer with each charge because the better-performing processor means a more efficient use of battery life.6 And with wireless and fast charging capabilities, charging the battery is also easy and convenient.4

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Fast Charging

Back in a flash

Even if you drain the battery, Galaxy S8 and S8+ won't be down for long with their fast charging capabilities.

Side view of Galaxy S8 being charged wirelessly with the Convertible Wireless Charger
Video of the Convertible Wireless Charger standing up and a Galaxy S8 sliding into the cradle

Wireless Charging4

Wires be gone

Wireless charging is as easy as putting your phone down. If you were watching something on your phone, just prop the charger up. With Galaxy S8 and S8+'s fast charging power, you can have it back in your hand in no time at all.

*Wireless charging under 5W (Normal-mode) is compatible with WPC and PMA

USB Type-C

Either way is up

The word Type-c with the bottom view of Galaxy S8 being used in place of the hyphen

Plug in and charge without a second thought with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ USB Type-C charger cable. There's no up or down.

1This device has been tested and received and IP (Ingress Protection) rating of IP68, which tests for dust intrusion and for water submersion up to 1.5 metres for up to 30 minutes. Not shockproof.

2The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are up to 20% faster than Galaxy S7 on Wi-Fi (802.11ac). Actual speed may vary by country, carrier, and other usage factors. 1024-QAM router support is required. Based on laboratory testing.

3DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

4Memory card and wireless charger accessories sold separately and may not be available at the time of launch.

5Compared to Galaxy S7

6The actual capacity (Wh) is measured based on the battery's output current and voltage. It may differ from the capacity (Wh) indicated on the device, depending on the output power condition, the connected device’s circuit configuration, and the operation environment. Battery life may vary depending on usage and settings.

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