Downloads, charging and switching from app to app are all accomplished at incredibly fast speeds. Thanks to the most advanced 10nm processor: It's the world's first and it's on the Galaxy S8 and S8+. And because the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are meant to take spills, splashes, and dunks, you can go on, even in the rain—or in the shower.

*Galaxy S8 and S8+ are rated IP68, meaning they were tested to be resistant to dust and up to 1.5 m of water for 30 minutes.

World's First 10nm AP

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.

Galaxy S8 illustrating its 10nm AP, fast CPU and GPU
Improved CPU and GPU
10nm mobile AP
10% more powerful CPU
50% more capable GPU

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. So if you're downloading big files or sharing your data, speed isn't really an issue.

*The 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.

Galaxy S8 being held in landscape mode with video being played on screen
Cat.16Faster LTE
1024-QAMFaster Wi-Fi

Gaming

Gaming taken to new levels

Your favorite games are taken to a new level when played on Galaxy S8 and S8+'s boundless screen. And with Vulkan capabilities, hours of immersive fun 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

Audio

Sounds coming in clear

Audio enthusiasts rejoice: you can now hear music as it is meant to be heard because Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature high-quality 32-bit PCM and DSD64/128 playback support. Plus, the new bundled earphones not only offer pure sound by AKG, they fit better and your ears stay comfortable.

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

11Φ Woofer 8Φ Tweeter
Earphones tuned by AKG
Earphones tuned by AKG

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. And you won't lose your cool when you spill water all over your phone. Because the Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature the same IP68-rated water and dust resistance you've come to expect from Galaxy phones.

*Water resistant up to 1.5 m of water for 30 minutes.

Water and Dust resistant

Expandable Memory

Memory that's expandable

Make deleting an option, not a necessity. Keep your important files, photos, and videos on hand with expandable memory up to 256GB.

SIM tray sticking out of Galaxy S8
Micro SD card in SIM tray

Battery

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. And with wireless charging and fast charging capabilities, charging the battery is also easy and convenient.

Galaxy S8 charging
Galaxy S8 charging
Galaxy S8 charging

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.

Wireless Charger Convertible
Wireless Charger Convertible

Wireless Charging

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.

*Wireless charger sold separately.

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 Galaxy S8 and S8+'s charger cable, you can: USB Type-C means there's no up or down.