World’s First 10nm AP
A new standard for better-performing phones
Apps launch faster and battery life is longer: Galaxy S8 and S8+ are speedier and better-performing phones thanks to the innovation of the 10nm processor that runs on 20% less power. It’s as efficient as you are.
LTE and Wi-Fi
Galaxy S8 and S8+ are Gigabit LTE and Gigabit Wi-Fi ready. Wi-Fi on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ supports 1024-QAM, meaning you get up to 20% faster download speeds compared to the previous model. So if you’re downloading big files or sharing your data, speed isn’t really an issue.
*The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are up to 20% faster than Galaxy S7 on Wi-Fi (802.11ac). Actual speed may vary by country, carrier, and other usage factors. 1024-QAM router support is required.
Gaming taken to new levels
Your favorite games are taken to a new level when played on Galaxy S8 and S8+’s boundless screen. And with Vulkan capabilities, hours of immersive fun are at your fingertips with even the most graphic-intensive games.
*Exclusive game offers for Galaxy users are available in Galaxy Apps.
*Turn on Fullscreen mode in Settings to enjoy a greater view when playing.
Sounds coming in clear
Audio enthusiasts rejoice: you can hear the music as it’s meant to be heard because Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature high-quality 32-bit PCM and DSD64/128 playback support. Plus, the included new earphones not only offer pure sound by AKG, they fit better and your ears stay comfortable as you rock out.
*DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.
Water and Dust Resistance
Rain or shine, it works
You can get stuck in the rain without an umbrella and still find your way home. And you won’t lose your cool when you spill water all over your phone. Because the Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature the same IP68-rated water and dust resistance you’ve come to expect from Galaxy phones.
*Water resistant up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes.
Options that count
It’s always handy to have an option, whether it’s more storage or an extra phone number. Keep all your important files, photos, and videos with a memory that’s expandable up to 256GB, or insert a local SIM card when traveling abroad.
Power that lasts
You’re able to use your Galaxy S8 or S8+ for longer with each charge because the better-performing processor means a more efficient use of battery life. And with wireless charging and fast charging capabilities, charging the battery is also easy and convenient.
Back in a flash
Even if you drain the battery, Galaxy S8 and S8+ won’t be down for long with their fast charging capabilities.
Wires be gone
Wireless charging is as easy as putting your phone down. If you were watching something on your phone, just prop the charger up. With Galaxy S8 and S8+’s fast charging power, you can have it back in your hand in no time.
*Wireless charging under 5W (Normal-mode) is compatible with WPC and PMA.
*Wireless charger sold separately.
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Announced 2017, March 29. Released 2017, April 24
Dimensions 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Type Super AMOLED, HDR10
Size 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
3D Touch (home button only)
OS Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI
Chipset Exynos 8895 (10 nm) – EMEA
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) – USA & China
CPU Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) – EMEA
Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) – USA & China
GPU Mali-G71 MP20 – EMEA
Adreno 540 – USA & China
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) – dual SIM model only
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM
UFS 2.0 or UFS 2.1
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
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
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
USB Type-C 3.1
Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Type Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable (11.55 Wh)
Charging Fast charging 15W
Quick Charge 2.0
Qi/PMA wireless charging – market dependent
Talk time Up to 20 h (3G)
Music play Up to 67 h