Samsung Galaxy S8 Active review

18 November 2017
By now, we’ve come to expect an “Active” version of the latest Samsung SX device. Also by now, we’ve mostly come to terms with the fact that it still isn’t commercially available in other markets outside the US. That aside, the Galaxy S8 Active is a ruggedized version of the Samsung Galaxy S8. It also does not water down specs or skimp on features over the standard model.

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  • ahmed alnagar

is android pie available now

  • Anonymous

After just 1 year, my S8-Active is coming apart. Im very dissatisfied

  • Alex

Why is the sound in the headphones worse than in the usual S8?

Anonymous, 22 Nov 2017S8 + cover, cheaper and much betterNope, pass. I know 3 people who have had S7s and a S8 in the last year ALL three were busted within the first 4 months and all were in cases, including an Otterbox Commuter.

Two of them went to Moto Z Force units, and one went to a iPhone 7. All swore they would never buy anothe Samsung phone as long as glass was used on the phone bodies.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 23 Nov 2017A phone for clumsy people. Sorry. They don't make one anti damage enough for you

  • Anonymous

A phone for clumsy people.

AnonD-493662, 19 Nov 2017yea i notice it too, but lot of people complain that s6 active... moreYeah, it's really ugly compared to S8 active.

  • AnonD-441601

As long as its not available worldvide its just a stupid phone froms tupid company which shouldnt be released.

  • Makay

Will we ever get a Samsung active with dual sim?

  • OmNom

Hey guys FYI this is launched on tMobile as well, it's NOT an AT&T Exclusive any more!

Ghostwolf, 22 Nov 2017If Verizon would get this model, it MIGHT convince me to go back... more Hi. Verizon personally told that they will activate the S8 Active. Is it just me, or does it look better in the titanium gold color?

AnonD-573665, 19 Nov 2017So much wasted money on dead phones from Nokia, Samsung, LG.I wi... more It depends on which nation you're from. Phone spying is all the rage these days from many governments point of view: they are spying.

Anonymous, 22 Nov 2017S8 + cover, cheaper and much better S8 plus with 6gb ram and a cover is a good idea to get. Why doesn't the Active model have a 6gb ram variation yet? Next year maybe.

Anonymous, 22 Nov 2017And driving around in a tank instead of car Tanks are cool.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 20 Nov 2017All our phones are active Samsung so make MILT STD 810 G as a st... moreAnd driving around in a tank instead of car

  • Anonymous

S8 + cover, cheaper and much better

If Verizon would get this model, it MIGHT convince me to go back to Samsung.

Won't touch those glass covered jokes they have right now.

This fixes my hate with today's smartphones, glass backs and small batteries!

  • Anonymous

Imagine the endurance rating on this thing if it had the Exynos chip

AnonD-493662, 19 Nov 2017yea i notice it too, but lot of people complain that s6 active... moreYeah, it's really ugly compared to S8 active.