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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Launched – Android 7.0, 4 GB RAM, 12 MP Camera, 3500 mAh Battery

Samsung launched a new high end smart phone called “Galaxy S8 Plus” to the market.  Best price of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is around Rs.64,990/- in India and $954 in USA. This is not released yet, till then check it’s complete advantages, disadvantages, price & specifications.

Best Price: Rs.64,990(India), $954(USA).

Key Features:

  • Android OS, v7.0(Nougat).
  • 6.2 inch, Super AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 – US model / Exynos 8895 Octa – EMEA chipset.
  • Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) – US model / Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz & 4×1.7 GHz) – EMEA
  • 4 GB RAM.
  • 12 MP rear camera & 8 MP front facing camera.
  • 3500 mAh Battery Capacity.

Advantages of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus:

  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus comes with latest Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Presents 6.2-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with Multitouch in it.
  • It provides 4 GB of RAM.
  • It is equipped with Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 – US model / Exynos 8895 Octa – EMEA chipset and Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) – US model / Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz & 4×1.7 GHz) – EMEA processor
  • Supports Single SIM (Nano-SIM) / Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) feature.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64 GB and memory extension support via microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) for Single SIM model and microSD, up to 256 GB(uses SIM 2 slot) for Dual SIM model.
  • It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
  • It is a IP68 certified – dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes.
  • Comes with 12 MP rear camera and 8 MP front facing camera and with additional features like phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, 1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
  • Its display has a great pixel density for its resolution (~529 ppi pixel density) which looks good and it makes display look sharper
  • It has the best screen-to-body ratio which is of nearly ~84 and this gives you the great wide look while watching your movies.
  • Full HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps.
  • It comes with 3500 mAh battery capacity which need to be increased.
  • Supports connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • It comes with additional features like Document viewer, Photo/video editor, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), Fast battery charging, Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent), ANT+ support, S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
  • Supports sensors like Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Disadvantages of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus:

  • This is a Non Removable Battery Device.
  • Weighs bit heavy and looks thicker.
  • No FM Radio support.
  • Camera Mega pixels need to be improved.
  • Battery capacity need to be improved
  • It uses SIM 2 slot for memory expansion for Dual SIM variant

Specification

General Features

Brand: Samsung

Model Name: Galaxy S8+

SIM Type: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Operating System: Android OS, v7.0

Processor: Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - US model / Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEA

Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - US model / Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA

Colors: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold

Accessories in Box: ---

Display

Touch Screen: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size: 6.2 inches (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)

Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density)

Other Display Features: Multitouch with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection & 3D Touch (home button only) & TouchWiz UI

Dimensions

Dimensions: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm

Weight: 173 g (6.10 oz)

Camera Features

Rear Camera: 12 MP

Front Camera: 8 MP

Video Recording: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps

Other Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash

Battery Capacity

Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

Talk Time: --

Standby Time: --

Memory & Storage

Internal: 64 GB

Expandable Memory: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model / microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model

RAM: 4 GB

Connectivity

GPRS: yes

EDGE: yes

3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100

4G: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)

Wifi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

USB Connectivity: v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX

NFC: yes

GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

Other Features

FM: No

Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Additional Features & Apps: Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), Fast battery charging, Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent), ANT+ support, S-Voice natural language commands and dictation

Price

USA: $808

India: Rs.54,990

9.5 Total Score
Big Gorgeous Galaxy !!!

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus comes with great features for it's high range. Except battery everything is perfect in this smartphone. Check it's complete advantages and go for it

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