Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active details

Buy For
  • Robust configuration
  • Wireless charging/ fast charging
  • Rugged body
  • Lot of sensors
  • Superb cameras
  • Excellent battery backup
Beware of
  • Supports single SIM
Verdict

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is the best in its price range to go for. Apart from a rugged and rubberized chassis on the phone, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active impresses on all other fields. It is a sound performer with a lot of sensors and a massive battery backup (fast charging support). Both the cameras capture mesmerising shots. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is one of the perfect buddies you can go for.

Simply the best
Display and Configuration

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active comes with a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display which features a screen resolution of 1,440 x 2,960 pixels. There is a Corning Gorilla Glass v5 present above the display for screen protection. The smartphone is driven by a Tru-octa Core processor (2.35GHz Quad core Kryo 280 + 1.9GHz Quad core Kryo 280), 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU seated upon Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chipset. The handset runs on Android v7.0 (Nougat) operating system.

Features

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has a lot of sensors such as fingerprint sensor, Heart Rate Monitor, IRIS Scanner, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass and Gyroscope. The smartphone comes in a stylish body which is Splash-proof (IP68), Dustproof, Humidity-proof, Shockproof, Temperature proof and Vibration proof.

Camera and Battery

A 12MP back camera with 4K recording support and an 8MP selfie shooter with Full HD recording is armed in the smartphone. The picture and video quality of both the cameras are superb. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is fuelled by a massive 4,000mAh Li-ion battery which keeps the show on for long hours. It supports quick charging as well as wireless charging.

Storage and Connectivity

The user can save a lot of files in 64GB internal memory and external memory (up to 256GB microSD card slot). The user will be able to use 53GB out of the available 64GB onboard memory. On the connectivity ground, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active offers options such as a single SIM slot, 4G, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Price
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Does not support Indian bands
  • 64 GB + 256 GB Expandable
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Gorilla Glass 5
  • Splashproof, IP68
  • No FM Radio
  • Wireless Charging
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specifications

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General
Launch Date November 5, 2017 (Unofficial)
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy S8 Active
Operating System Android v7.0 (Nougat)
Custom UI
TouchWiz
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
Network 4G: Available (doesn't support Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Quick Charging
yes
Design
Waterproof
yes Splash proof, IP68
Ruggedness Dust proof, Humidity proof, Shock proof, Temperature proof, Vibration proof
Display
Best in Class
Display compared to
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This Device
99%
Average in group
77%
Best in this group
99%
Group: All Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
5.8 inches (14.73 cm)
Screen Resolution
1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel Density
568 ppi
Best in Class
Pixel Density compared to
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568 ppi
Average in group
367 ppi
Best in this group
801 ppi
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Display Type
Super AMOLED
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass v5
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Performance
Best in Class
Performance compared to
  • All Phones
This Device
98%
Average in group
70%
Best in this group
99%
Group: All Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Processor
Tru-Octa Core (2.35 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)
Best in Class
Processor compared to
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This Device
Quad core, 2.35 GHz, Kryo 280 + Quad core, 1.9 GHz Kryo 280, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Average in group
Octa core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.4 GHz, Cortex A73 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: HiSilicon KIRIN 960
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Graphics
Adreno 540
RAM
4 GB
Excellent
RAM compared to
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4 GB
Average in group
2 GB
Best in this group
8 GB
Group: All Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Storage
Best in Class
Storage compared to
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This Device
99%
Average in group
96%
Best in this group
99%
Group: All Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
64 GB
Best in Class
Internal Memory compared to
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This Device
64 GB
Average in group
16 GB
Best in this group
256 GB
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Expandable Memory
yes Up to 256 GB
Camera
Excellent
Rear Camera compared to
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This Device
91%
Average in group
54%
Best in this group
99%
Group: All Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 12 MP Primary Camera
Very Good
Main Camera compared to
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12 MP
Average in group
13 MP
Best in this group
24 MP
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Autofocus yes Phase Detection autofocus
Aperture 1.7 F
Optical Image Stabilisation yes
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels
Shooting Modes High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Smile detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps
Video Recording Features Dual Video Recording
Front Camera
Resolution 8 MP Front Camera
Very Good
Front Camera compared to
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8 MP
Average in group
5 MP
Best in this group
20 MP
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Autofocus yes
Aperture 1.7 F
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Battery
Excellent
Battery compared to
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88%
Average in group
80%
Best in this group
99%
Group: All Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
4000 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable
no  No
Wireless Charging
yes
Quick Charging
yes Quick, v2.0
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
Network Support
4G (doesn't support Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
3G Bands:
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v5.0
GPS
yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
yes
USB Type-C
yes (Doesn't support micro-USB)
Multimedia
FM Radio
no  No
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Back
Heart Rate Monitor
yes
IRIS Scanner
yes
Other Sensors
Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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