Rugged Samsung Galaxy S8 Active to be released by T-Mobile
T-Mobile may soon release its very first rugged Galaxy Ssmartphone. According to VentureBeat, some leaked marketing material (which,unfortunately, can't be publicly shared) reveals that T-Mobile is planning tolaunch the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active - currently available as anAT&T-exclusive device, pictured above.
T-Mobile's Galaxy S8 Active (model number SM-G892T) shouldbe available in the same two color variants that the AT&T variant (SM-G892A)has: Titanium Gold and Meteor Gray. Things should be similar when it comes tofeatures, too, which means T-Mobile's S8 Active will offer stuff like a5.8-inch Quad HD+ screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, and a tough body that's resistant to sand, water, and drops (from up to 5 feet).
For now, we don't have a release date for T-Mobile's SamsungGalaxy S8 Active, and neither a price. In any case, the smartphone will likelybe offered for around $800 (since AT&T is selling it for $849.99).
In addition to a T-Mobile model, an unlocked Galaxy S8Active could also be sold in the
As a reminder, until now, virtually all Galaxy Active smartphones have been exclusively sold by AT&T. Sprint had its own rugged Galaxy S a few years back, but that one was called Galaxy S5 Sport.
source: Venture Beat