Samsung takes us on an inside tour of Galaxy S8 and S8+: see what it's made of


Samsung has released an official teardown of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, its flagship phones and the first ones with the new 'infinity' bezel-less display.

In this post, Samsung shows what are the key components of the Galaxy S8 and where they are located.

Samsung shows key components like the heat pipe that helps cool the powerful Snapdragon 835 system chip. You can also see the positioning of the processor itself, the memory location and other curious details like the NFC / MST / Wireless charging connectors at the central back part of the phone. Another interesting detail that this post shows is the pressure sensor, an innovation that comes with the Galaxy S8 and that provides that tactile feedback when you press the virtual home key, so that it feels like pressing a real, physical button.

For this and all details around interesting Galaxy S8 components, check out the pictures below and the teardown at the source link.


source: Samsung

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Galaxy S8
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(30h talk time)

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12 Comments

2. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Meh. I'm good with iFixit teardowns.

3. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

iFixit ain't better than Samsung at tearing down their own phones :D

4. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yes I know, but iFixit's actually teaches you on how to disassemble the device, and gives a bit more detail.

7. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Indeed, we have seen it countless number of times where companies that made there own product are less competent than outsiders to tear down there products. Latest big example : Note 7.

8. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

But Samsung doesn't have to tear down the product. They simply would use photos of the photos of the parts. Just because they put them together, doesn't mean its any easier for them to take them apart.

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 31036; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The S8 Plus is made of 90% awesomeness, and 10% bad assness.

9. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

100% beast!!!!! Sounds like you aren't having nay buyers regret. Damn good replacement for the note 7, until the Note 8 is available! We are loving ours too. Best S I've ever own. The only 2 I've used were S3 and S6 edge/edge+. I loved my S6 edge 128 even more than the edge+. But the S8+ is certainly gotten me past missing my Note 7 a bit.

10. obedchuni

Posts: 334; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

where is that son of a samsung techiexp, he would shed some light regarding this

11. Mr.Pussy

Posts: 348; Member since: Feb 16, 2017

Open your eyes son

12. fay99

Posts: 118; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Thanks Samsung. Which component(s) is/are causing the random reboots reported by lots of users? :D

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