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Samsung Galaxy S8 – Specs and Price

Samsung Galaxy s8 is here with us. A few hours ago, Samsung announced the Galaxy S8 in all of it’s glory. We take a look at the specs of this amazing phone and how much it is going for (pre-order).  There are two versions of the S8 (as expected): the standard Galaxy S8 with a 5.8-inch screen and the larger S8 Plus with a 6.2-inch screen. Check out the specifications below.

Specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus


US: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa core (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.yGHZ Quad)

International: Samsung Exynos Octa core (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.9GHZ Quad)


Galaxy S8: 5.8-inch OLED, 2960 x 1440, 570ppi

Galaxy S8 Plus: 6.2-inch OLED, 2960 x 1440, 529ppi

Samsung Galaxy s8


Rear: 12-megapixel, OIS, F1.7

Front: 8-megapixel, auto focus, F1.7


Galaxy S8: 3,000 mAh

Galaxy S8 Plus: 3,500 mAh


Galaxy S8: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm, 155g

Galaxy S8 Plus: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm, 173g

Other specs

Android 7.0 Nougat

USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack

NFC and MST for Samsung Pay

IP68 water and dust resistant

Wireless charging

LTE Cat.16

Bluetooth 5.0, can stream to two devices

Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac


Price of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus

Starting at an average of $750 and $850 full retail on most carriers in the US. Converting that to GHS, that should be GHS 3,300 and GHS 3,800 for the Galaxy s8 and the Galaxy s8 plus respectively.


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