Downloading, charging, and switching between apps is incredibly fast, thanks to the advanced 10nm processor on the Galaxy S8 and S8+. This kind of processing power is a world first, and because the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are meant to take spills, splashes, and dunks, you can keep going even in the rain – or in the shower.

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

World's First 10nm AP

A new standard for better-performing phones

Apps launch faster, battery life is longer, and power consumption is down 20% compared to the previous model. It's as efficient as you are!

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10nm mobile AP
20% more powerful CPU
23% more capable GPU

*CPU: Value based on geometric mean between single core and multi core of Geekbench4
GPU: Value based on Manhattan3.0 off-screen

LTE and WIFI

Faster Downloads

Galaxy S8 and S8+ are Gigabit LTE and Gigabit Wi-Fi ready. Using 1024-QAM the Wi-Fi can give you up to 20% faster download speeds compared to the previous model. Great if you're downloading big files or sharing your data.

*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. **CPU: Value based on geometric mean between single core and multi core of Geekbench4
GPU: Value based on Manhattan3.0 off-screen

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Cat.16Faster LTE
1024-QAMFaster Wi-Fi

Gaming

Next level gaming

Take your favourite games to the next level with the boundless screen on the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Hours of immersive fun are at your fingertips with Vulkan capabilities bringing even the most graphic-intensive games to life.

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

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

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Audio

Crystal clear sound

Music lovers rejoice. With high-quality 32-bit PCM and DSD64/128 playback support, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ let you hear music as it's meant to be heard. New earphones from AKG provide pure sound and a comfortable fit, so you can move to the music.

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

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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
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Music for everyone

Enjoy 3 months of Google Play 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.

*With purchase. New customers only. Redeem in the Google Play Music application on eligible devices between April 21, 2017 and April 29, 2018. Excludes certain carriers. $9.99/month after trial period unless you cancel before trial ends. Full terms: g.co/play/fullterms

Water and Dust Resistance

Rain or shine, it works

Get caught out in the rain and still find your way home. Spill water all over your phone and don’t worry. Your mobile can keep up with you because both the Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature the IP68-rated* water and dust resistance you've come to expect from Galaxy phones.

*IP68 rated for up to 1.5m under water for up to 30 minutes.

Galaxy S8 being used in heavy rain *IP68 rated for up to 1.5m under water for up to 30 minutes.

Expandable Memory

Memory that's expandable

Deleting is now optional! Keep your important files, photos, and videos on hand with up to 256GB of expandable memory.

*Memory card sold separately.

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Battery

Power that lasts

An improved processor draws less power and extends battery life compared to previous models. Recharging is now quicker and easier with wireless charging and fast charging.

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Fast Charging

Back in a flash

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

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Wireless Charging

No more wires

Wireless charging is as easy as putting your phone down. Or, if you’re watching your screen, just prop the charger up so you don’t miss a thing. With the fast charging power of Galaxy S8 and S8+, you’ll have your phone back in your hand in no time.

*Wireless charger sold separately.

USB Type-C

Either way is up

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Plug in and charge without a second thought. With a symmetrical charging port there's no up or down with the Galaxy S8 and S8+.