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.

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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.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active 1In 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.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specifications

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active 3

  • 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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