Samsung Galaxy S8+

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Announced:
Mar 29, 2017
Status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 21, 2017

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Size:

6.2 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 529 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

83.32 %

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

This device is also known as Samsung SM-G955U, Samsung Galaxy S8 edge

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy S8+

SM-G955F International version

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

Processor:

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Exynos M2 "Mongoose"and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71 MP20

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

Samsung Galaxy S8+

for Verizon Wireless

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S8+

for T-Mobile

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3)

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S8+

SM-G955FD with Dual SIM

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

Processor:

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Exynos M2 "Mongoose"and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71 MP20

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

Samsung Galaxy S8+

for AT&T

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

Samsung Galaxy S8+

for Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

Samsung Galaxy S8+

for US Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 25(1900+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging
  • High pixel density screen (529 PPI)

Description

As the name suggests, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is a larger version of the Galaxy S8, equipped with an even bigger, 6.2-inch Infinity display stretching from edge to edge. The screen is also taller, allowing the phone to remain somewhat manageable in the hand despite the extra-large screen area. To make room for the taller screen, however, Samsung has replaced the physical buttons with on-screen ones, while the fingerprint scanner has been moved to the back. In terms of software and hardware, the Galaxy S8+ is nearly identical to the S8, powered by the fast and efficient Snapdragon 835 SoC. But the additional space has allowed Samsung to fit in a bigger, 3500mAh battery. And the camera is similar to the 12MP unit found on the Galaxy S7, but improved software processing allows it to create better photos by stitching together the best portions of multiple frames.

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