The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the first in the world to have an advanced 10nm processor, making downloads, charging and switching from app to app incredibly fast. And because they are designed to withstand spills, splashes and dunks, you can keep going when it rains - or even in the shower.

*Galaxy S8 and S8+ are rated IP68, meaning they were tested to be resistant to dust and up to 1.5 meters 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.

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
10% more powerful CPU
50% more capable GPU

LTE and Wi-Fi

Faster downloads

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are Gigabit LTE and Gigabit Wi-Fi ready. Wi-Fi on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ supports 1024-QAM, which means you get up to 20% faster download speeds compared to the previous model. So whether you're downloading big files or sharing your data, speed is the least of your worries.

*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 taken to new levels

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


Crisp and clear sounds

Audiophiles rejoice: you can hear your music as it's meant to be heard with the high-quality 32-bit PCM and DSD64/128 playback support on the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The new earphones included not only offer premium sound by AKG, but also fit better and keep your ears comfortable as you rock out to your favourite tunes.

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

11Φ Woofer 8Φ Tweeter
Deconstructed image of earphones tuned by AKG showing
Video of the new Galaxy S8 earphones tuned by AKG being deconstructed to show its inner parts and enhanced sound quality

Water and Dust Resistance

Rain or shine, it works

Find your way home with ease even when you're stuck in the rain without an umbrella. And you won't have to worry when you spill water on your phone. All 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 meters of water for 30 minutes.

Galaxy S8 being used in heavy rain

Hybrid SIM

Options that count

It's always handy to have an option, whether it's for more storage or an extra phone number. Store all your important files, photos and videos with a memory space that’s expandable up to 512GB, or insert a local SIM card when travelling abroad.

*MicroSD card sold separately.

SIM tray sticking out of Galaxy S8
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 uses your battery life more efficiently. Charging the battery is now easier and more convenient, thanks to wireless charging and its fast charging capabilities.

Horizontal front view of Galaxy S8 being charged
Video of Galaxy S8 being charged
Video shwing the galaxy S8 being charged

Fast Charging

Back in a flash

Even if the battery is drained, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ won’t be down for long thanks to their fast charging capabilities.

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

Wireless Charging

Do away with wires

Wireless charging is as simple as putting your phone down. Just prop the charger up if you wish to watch something while charging. With the Galaxy S8 and S8+'s fast charging capabilities, you can have it back in your hand in no time.

*Wireless charging under 5W (Normal-mode) is compatible with WPC and PMA.
*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 the USB Type-C charging cable on the Galaxy S8 and S8+, there's no wrong way to charge.