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Samsung galaxy S8 plus Review, Specs and price

Samsung galaxy S8 plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 plus key specs
Screen Size 6.20-inch
Resolution 1440×2960 pixels (~529 ppi)
Weight: 173 g
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 128 GB/ 64 GB
Processor 1.9 GHz Octa-core
– IP68 certified – dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Bixby Intelligent Digital Assistant with dedicated launch button
Rear Camera: 12-megapixel
Front Camera: 8-megapixel
Gigabit LTE (up to 1024 Mbps download)
Sim: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
OS Android 7.0, touchwiz
Fingerprint Sensor: yes (rear)
Battery: 3500mAh non-removable

Design and Display
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus features a gorgeous glass and metal design. The entire front is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. So is the back. One of the biggest design shift is that the home button has been removed. The home button is embedded under the screen, where it stays hidden until you need it.Samsung Galaxy S8
The Samsung Galaxy S8 plus comes with the 6.2-inch screen size sounds huge, especially since the majority of larger handsets stick to screen sizes between 5.5 and 5.7 inches. The last flagship phone I can remember to sport a 6-inch display was the Motorola-built Nexus 6 – and that was a nightmare to use. But it’s a different story here. This is a big-screened phone that feels great, and credit has to be given to Samsung for crafting a phone that feels this good.

Bear in mind that the Galaxy S8 Plus is heavier at 173g compared to 155g, even though that’s an impressive weight for a phone with a 6.2in screen. The 6.4in Xperia Z Ultra is 212g.

Resistance
Carrying an IP68 dust and water resistance rating. Based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.
You can get stuck in the rain without an umbrella and still find your way home. And you won’t lose your cooled 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.

Camera
The Galaxy S8 plus camera – which appears to be the same as that in the smaller (Glaxaxy S8), features a 12 mega-pixel rear camera and 8 mega-pixel front camera which I would say was unexpected.

Bixby intelligence
Bixby Vision is for more than just shopping, though. Thanks to a partnership with Vivino, Bixby can identify bottles of wine then display ratings and reviews for what you’re about to crack open. That’s the part of Bixby Vision that worked the most consistently. Although it does seem to think most bottle-shaped things are bottles of wine, so you’ll probably see the Wine option appear at inappropriate times. You can als use Bixby to search for images on Pinterest similar to ones you’ve already taken. It’s a neat touch and good for finding art you might like, but it’s not the most useful feature.

Hardware and Processor
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset in the United States. Models sold in most parts of the world will be offering Samsung’s Exynos 8895 Octa chipset.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has 4GB RAM and 64GB built-in storage with support for up to 256GB microSD memory card. It supports Bluetooth 5.0 (first phone to support), USB Type C (USB 3.1), dual-band Wi-Fi, wireless charging, and NFC.

Galaxy S8 plus runs an OS of Android 7.0 (Nougat) with the usual Samsung UI skin. It also comes with Samsung’s new intelligent digital assistant, Bixby.

Battery and charging
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus is powered by a 3500mAh Battery, and you Simply place your Galaxy S8 or S8+ on the wireless charger to begin powering up. This convertible charger functions as both a pad and a stand, so you can position the Galaxy S8 or S8+ horizontally or vertically and keep on going as it charge.



Fingerprint sensor
It also features a Rear Fingerprint sensor next to the camera, which is used for various purpose such security, snap shot, browsing through pictures e.t.c

Samsung Galaxy S8 plus Price (click to purchase)
Nigeria- 162,000-265,000 (jumia) / Nigeria162,000-265,000 (konga)
Ghana- (jumia)
Kenya- 50,000 (jumia)
Cameroon- 322,555-700,000 (jumia)

Note: phones price are not constant i.e they may change.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Full Specification


Network
2G GSM: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
2G CDMA 1X: No
3G WCDMA: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
3G CDMA EVDO: No
4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)
Status: Release date March 2017


Body 
Dimensions (mm) 159.50 x 73.40 x 8.10
Weight (g) 173.00
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colours: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver,Coral Blue, Maple Gold
Body Cover


Display
Screen size 6.20 inches
Resolution 1440×2960 pixels 529 PPI
Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Type Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M ccolors
– HDR10 compliant
– 3D Touch (home button only)
– Always-on display


Memory
Storsge: 64GB with Micro-SD up to 256GB
Os: Android 7.0 (Nougat)


Processor
Chipset: Exynos 8895 Octa – EMEA
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 – 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: Adreno 540 (Qualcomm)
RAM 4GB


Audio
Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker: Yes
Audio port 3.5mm Jack
FM radio: no


Connectivity
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi- Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


Camera
Rear Camera: 12MP Camera, 4K Ultra HD 2160p
Features: Phase Detection Autofocus, dual-LED flash, OIS, Auto HDR, Geo-tagging, 2X Optical Zoom, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, Panorama, Slo Motion
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera: 8MP Camera, autofocus, HDR


Battery
Battery: 3300 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
Standby Time:
Talktime: up to 22 hours
Music play
Charging: Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
Qi/PMA wireless chargingOther features


Other features
Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– IP68 certified – dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)


Miscellaneous
Optical image stabilization
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Samsung DeX (desktop experience support) –
– ANT+ support
– Bixby natural language commands and dictation
– MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor


Note: you might be required to download some of the features under miscellaneous.

Disclaimer: I do not guarantee that the information given above is 100% correct.

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