Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Officially Launched; Everything You Need to Know

Finally, the wait is over. The most awaited Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are now official. The S8 and S8 Plus are the first Samsung phones with on-screen navigation buttons. Moreover, both are high-end smartphones with extra ordinary specifications. Both phones come with better and improved Iris scanner. More, the phones come with 3.5 mm headphone jack. So, the rumors about removal of 3.5 mm headphone jack got false.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Officially Launched; Everything You Need to Know

One of the most amazing thing about the phone is the placement of fingerprint sensor on the phone. At back, to the right, you’ll find the fingerprint sensor. Moreover, both phones will support wireless charging and fast charging technology.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Features and Specifications:

  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Dimension: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 155 g
  • Display: 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display with 2960 x 1440 resolution
  • Processor: 64-bit octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad)
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • ROM: 64 GB, expanadable upto 256 GB via microSD card
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP Dual Pixel sensor, f/1.7 aperture, OIS
  • Front Camera: 8 MP sensor, f/1.7 aperture
  • Battery: 3,000 mAh, Fast charging, Wireless Charging Enabled
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), VHT80, MU-MIMO,1024QAM, Bluetooth 5.0, ANT+, USB Type-C, 3.5 mm headphone jack, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
  • Water Resistance: IP68 dust and water resistance
  • Available Colors: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, and Arctic Silver

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Features and Specifications:

  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Dimension: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight: 173 g
  • Display: 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display with 2960 x 1440 resolution
  • Processor: 64-bit octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad)
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • ROM: 64 GB, expanadable upto 256 GB via microSD card
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP Dual Pixel sensor, f/1.7 aperture, OIS
  • Front Camera: 8 MP sensor, f/1.7 aperture
  • Battery: 3,500 mAh, Fast charging, Wireless Charging Enabled
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), VHT80, MU-MIMO,1024QAM, Bluetooth 5.0, ANT+, USB Type-C, 3.5 mm headphone jack, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
  • Water Resistance: IP68 dust and water resistance
  • Available Colors: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, and Arctic Silver

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Pricing and Availability Details:

Both phones will globally release on April 21. However, Samsung has started taking pre-orders for both devices. Moreover, as pricing details are concerned, Galaxy S8 will cost $750 and the Galaxy S8 Plus cost $850.

In Pakistan, we will soon get these phones, most probably on April 21.

Also See: Here are the Leaked Images of Samsung S8 & S8 Plus Ahead of Official Launch

Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature.
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