Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
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  • 5.8" 1440x2960 pixels
  • 12MP 2160p
  • 4GB RAM Snapdragon 835
  • 4000mAh Li-Ion
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T
  HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - T-Mobile
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Sprint
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - AT&T
  LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - T-Mobile
  LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 41(2500) - Sprint
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2017, August
Status Available. Released 2017, August
Body
Dimensions 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm (5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
Weight 208.1 g (7.34 oz)
Build Aluminum frame, corner bumpers, plastic back
SIM Nano-SIM
 Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
MIL-STD-810G compliant
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.8 inches, 85.4 cm2 (~75.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~568 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
 HDR10
3D Touch (home button only)
Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4Ám, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS, OIS
Selfie Camera
Single 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6", 1.22Ám, AF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1440p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate
 Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
ANT+
S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 15W (Quick Charge 2.0)
PMA wireless charging
Stand-by Up to 120 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 32 h (3G)
Music play Up to 113 h
Misc
Colors Meteor Gray, Tungsten Gold
Models SM-G892A, SM-G892U
Price About 850 USD
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 3974 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 3390
Basemark X: 37903
Loudspeaker Voice 70dB / Noise 74dB / Ring 78dB
Audio quality Noise - 92.4 / Crosstalk - 91.4
Battery life Endurance rating 111h

User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

you can charge by cable, turn the phone on as soon as it comes to life plug the charger in, you can bypass the moisture error this way

I brought a used Galaxy S8 active in ebay, no issues with that, but i also from the same seller got an S7 active, and that one does have that issue, so i would just suggest to buy an brand new one from Samsung or a retailer and then get warranty in c...

  • Anonymous

Dont buy it! Durable. great phone but defective. Moisture warning will trigger even though device has had no contact with moisture. Device can then only be charged wirelessly. Seems to be a bad update or glitch. Most likely to make sure customers nee...

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