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Samsung Galaxy S8 review: specs and price

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Samsung Galaxy S8

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than the average?

  • Battery power
    3000mAhvs2963.42mAh
  • Pixel density
    568ppivs334.65ppi
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs9.95GHz
  • RAM
    4GBvs2.82GB
  • Resolution
    ?

    1440 x 2960pxvs1.53MP
  • Screen size
    ?

    5.8"vs5.34"
  • Megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs7.28MP
  • Internal storage
    64GBvs44.84GB

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy S8

Buy used:

$238.99

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 Orchid Gray 64GB Veriz...Samsung Galaxy S8 Orchid Gray 64GB Verizon and GSM Factory Unlocked 4G LTE (Renewed)
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$259.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 - Unlocked - Midnight...Samsung Galaxy S8 - Unlocked - Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$260.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F Unlocked 64GB...Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F Unlocked 64GB - International Version/No Warranty (GSM Only, No CDMA) (Midnight Black)
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$449.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB GSM Unlocked Phon...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB GSM Unlocked Phone - US Version (Coral Blue)
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$499.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB Unlocked GS...Samsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB Unlocked GSM U.S. Version Phone - w/ 12MP Camera - Orchid Gray (Renewed)
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$268.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB Factory Unlocked ...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Factory Unlocked Smartphone - US Version (Midnight Black) - US Warranty - [SM-G950UZKAXAA]
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$399.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB - Verizon +...Samsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB - Verizon + GSM Unlocked Android Smartphone, Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$267.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB G950U T-Mobile GS...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB G950U T-Mobile GSM Unlocked - Arctic Silver (Renewed)
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$225.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB Phone - 5.8in Unl...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Phone - 5.8in Unlocked Smartphone - Arctic Silver (Renewed)
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$248.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 walmartSamsung Galaxy S9 Factory Unlocked - Mid...Samsung Galaxy S9 Factory Unlocked - Midnight Black
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$599.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 aliexpressOriginal Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F 4G L...Original Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F 4G LTE Mobile phone 64GB 5.8 Inch Single Sim 12MP 3000mAh S-series Smartphone
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$267.18

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S8
2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S8
3.weight
?

Best

Kyocera KY-01L

47g

151g

4.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

8mm

5.width
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

68.1mm

6.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

148.9mm

Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1440 x 2960px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

568ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S8
4.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Energizer Power Max P8100S

8.1"

5.8"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version
?

Best

OnePlus 6T (128GB / 8GB RAM)

6

5

6.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
?

OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCD displays. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S8

Performance

1.GPU clock speed
?

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed. Show more

Best

Meizu M10 (32GB / 2GB RAM)

1000MHz

2.RAM speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Huawei Nova 5z (64GB / 6GB RAM)

4266MHz

3.Has integrated LTE
?

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Samsung Galaxy S8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
4.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.5GHz

4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

5.CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Vivo U20 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

8

6.RAM
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro

12GB

4GB

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro

108 & 5 & 12 & 20 & 2MP

12MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Motorola One Hyper

32 & 8MP

8MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S8
4.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions. Show more

Best

OnePlus 6T (128GB / 8GB RAM)

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

5.pixel size (main camera)
?

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Vivo NEX 3 5G (256GB / 8GB RAM)

1.8 & 2.5 & 2.2µm

1.4µm

6.wide aperture (main camera)
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject. Show more

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 8GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

f/1.70

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

For example

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 8GB RAM)

Samsung Galaxy S8
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S8
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola RAZR (2019)

4

2

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet. Show more

For example

Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus (32GB / 3GB RAM)

Samsung Galaxy S8
5.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Samsung Galaxy A10s Dual SIM

Samsung Galaxy S8

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop

18000mAh

3000mAh

2.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Doogee S80 Lite

136h

22h

3.Supports fast charging
?

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Samsung Galaxy S8
4.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S8
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

Motorola Moto E6 Plus (32GB / 2GB RAM)

Samsung Galaxy S8
6.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
2.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy S8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
3.Has offline voice recognition
?

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

Samsung Galaxy S8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
4.Is free and open source
?

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

Samsung Galaxy S8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
5.download speed
?

Best

Meizu 16T (128GB / 8GB RAM)

2048MBits/s

6.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S8

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy S8

Buy used:

$238.99

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 Orchid Gray 64GB Veriz...Samsung Galaxy S8 Orchid Gray 64GB Verizon and GSM Factory Unlocked 4G LTE (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$259.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 - Unlocked - Midnight...Samsung Galaxy S8 - Unlocked - Midnight Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$260.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F Unlocked 64GB...Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F Unlocked 64GB - International Version/No Warranty (GSM Only, No CDMA) (Midnight Black)
Amazon logo
$449.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB GSM Unlocked Phon...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB GSM Unlocked Phone - US Version (Coral Blue)
Amazon logo
$499.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB Unlocked GS...Samsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB Unlocked GSM U.S. Version Phone - w/ 12MP Camera - Orchid Gray (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$268.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB Factory Unlocked ...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Factory Unlocked Smartphone - US Version (Midnight Black) - US Warranty - [SM-G950UZKAXAA]
Amazon logo
$399.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB - Verizon +...Samsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB - Verizon + GSM Unlocked Android Smartphone, Midnight Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$267.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB G950U T-Mobile GS...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB G950U T-Mobile GSM Unlocked - Arctic Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$225.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB Phone - 5.8in Unl...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Phone - 5.8in Unlocked Smartphone - Arctic Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$248.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 walmartSamsung Galaxy S9 Factory Unlocked - Mid...Samsung Galaxy S9 Factory Unlocked - Midnight Black
walmart logo
$599.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 aliexpressOriginal Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F 4G L...Original Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F 4G LTE Mobile phone 64GB 5.8 Inch Single Sim 12MP 3000mAh S-series Smartphone
aliexpress logo
$267.18

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