Samsung has finally unveiled; Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, after a long saga of rumors and leaks. The rugged smartphone from Samsung has a polycarbonate build and comes with IP68 ratings for dust and water resistance with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and MIL-STD 810G standard for durability.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
The Galaxy S8 Active features a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB expandable storage.
In addition to that, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active runs on Android Nougat, features a 12-megapixel dual pixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front-facing selfie camera and all these are backed by a 4000mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specifications
- 5.8-inch Quad HD+ (2960×1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor
- Adreno 540 GPU
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB storage (UFS 2.1) + Expandable Via MicroSD (up to 256GB)
- 12MP Dual Pixel Rear Camera With LED Flash, f/1.7 Aperture, 1/2.55″ Sensor Size, OIS, 1.4µm Pixel Size
- 8MP Auto Focus Front-Facing Camera With f/1.7 Aperture, 1/3.6″ Sensor Size, 1.22µm Pixel Size, 80-Degree Wide-Angle Lens
- Android 7.0 Nougat
- 4000mAh Battery With Fast Charging Support
- Water And Dust Resistant (IP68) + MIL-STD-810G
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST
- Dimensions: 152.14x 74.9×9.9mm; Weight: 207g
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active comes in Meteor Gray and Titanium Gold and is priced at US$850 (Rs 54,190) from AT&T and will go up for pre-orders tomorrow. Customers can also purchase the device through offline stores from August 11 onwards.
Tim Baxter, President, and CEO, Samsung Electronics North America said;
We are thrilled to introduce the fifth-generation Galaxy Active, which offers the best of Galaxy features in a tougher package.
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