Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus: Features and Specs in Nigeria

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ was released on April 2017. The phone replaces the Samsung Galaxy 7 and 7 Egde that was said to caugh fire while charging the battery.

Internal Features

The smartphone System on Chip is from Exynos 8895. The operating system is Android 7.0 Nougat. However, for North America, the SoC is from Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. The processor runs on 64 bits. Bixby, is among the various apps in the device. Bixby is a machine learning application. With Bixby, you can interact with your Samsung S8 or S8 Plus and get things done when it needs to be done.

There is a 4GB RAM (LPDDR4), 64GB ROM and external storage of up to 256GB. In the device, there is also an Iris sensor, Accelerometer and fingerprint sensor. The audio playback audio support MP3 while the video playback format support MP4 and MP3 with 4k video. resolution. It comes with dual sim model. Single sim and Dual sim model, both uses Nano sim cards.

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External Features

It is water and dust resistance with IP68 dust and water resistance rating. The battery capacity for S8 is 3,000 mAh. For S8+ it is 3,500 mAh. The talktime is 20 hour and 24 hours for S8 and S8+ respectively. Audio playback is 44 hours and 50 hours for S8 and S8+; while video playback is 16 hours and 18 hours respectively.

When you buy a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ the following should be in the box: the device, USB Cable, Earphone, Ejection pin, USB power adaptor, Quick start guide, USB connector (USB type-C) and Micro USB connector.

Apart from camera and flashlight, there is a fingerprint scanner at the back of the device.

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Dimension: For Galaxy S8, the height is 148.9, breadth is 68.1 and thickness is 8.0 mm. While is weight is 155 gram. For Galaxy S8+, the height is 159.5, breadth is 73.4 and thickness is 8.1 mm. The weight: 173 gram.

Colour: It comes in colours Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Maple Gold, Arctic Silver and Coral Blue.

Display: For S8, 5.8 inches Quad HD screen with Super AMOLED. A resolution of  2960 × 1440 pixel with 570 ppi. For S8+, 6.2 inches Quad HD screen with Super AMOLED. A resolution of 2960 x 1440pixel with 529 ppi.

Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat. Chipset is Exynos 8895 (for North America, the Chipset is Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. CPU is Octa-core (4×2.5 GHz M2 Mongoose & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 (GTS) for Exynos and  Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) for Snapdragon. GPU are Mali-G71 MP20 and Adreno 540 for Exynos and Snapdragon respectively.

Camera: Rear camera has 12MP camera with 1.4 µm pixel size and F/1.7 Aperture. The front camera has 8MP camera with 1.22µm pixel size and F/1.4 Aperture.

Storage: Internal memory of 4GB RAM (LPDDR4), 64GB ROM and external storage of up to 256GB.

Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, Network connection is 4G LTE, Bluetooth is v 5.0, USB type-C, Single sim model and dual sim model.

Battery: For S8, 3,000mAh battery capacity. For S8+ 3,500 mAh battery capacity.

Security: Iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, Samsung Pay and Knox protection.

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