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
Released 2017, August 208.1g, 9.9mm thickness Android 7.0, up to Android 9.0, One UI 64GB storage, microSDXC
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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 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - AT&T
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66, 71 - T-Mobile
  1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 41 - 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 Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Nano-SIM
 IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
MIL-STD-810G compliant
Display
Type Super AMOLED, HDR10
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
 3D Touch (home button only)
Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS, OIS
Selfie Camera
Dual 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6", 1.22µm, AF
2 MP (dedicated iris scanner camera)
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1440p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
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 USB Type-C
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
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Battery
Type Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast 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 GeekBench: 6314 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 12fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Loudspeaker Voice 70dB / Noise 74dB / Ring 78dB
Audio quality Noise - 92.4 / Crosstalk - 91.4
Battery life Endurance rating 111h

User opinions and reviews

I do hope that we can see the Galaxy Active lineup making a comeback. Sure that there is the XCover lineup, but the Galaxy Active still has the same flagship specs and performance as the standard premium models with the added rugged dependability. If...

  • anon

I have an S8 Active and after owning it for about 1.5 years it crashes when it gets too warm. It works fine unless the phone gets over (about) 85 degrees then it just crashes. I need to put in it the refrigerator to cool it down so it will reboot

  • Anonymous

Bull. You are just pushing iPhones. I have had an S8 Active for over 3 years and even exposing it to direct sunlight, nothing of the sort has happened.

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