Here is the product announcement for the new Galaxy S8. Pre-Orders start tomorrow and will be in stores by April 21.
5.8″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED
6.2″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED
- *Infinity Display: a bezel-less, full-frontal, edge-to-edge screen.
- *Default resolution is Full HD+ and can be changed to Quad HD+(WQHD+) in Settings.
- *Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.
- 8MP AF
- F1.7 Aperture
- Pixel size: 1.22µm
- Sensor size: 1/3.6″
- FOV: 80
- Wide selfie
- Dual Pixel 12MP AF
- OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
- F1.7 Aperture
- Pixel size: 1.4µm
- Sensor size: 1/2.55″
- FOV: 77
- Max Zoom: 8x (digital)
- Pro mode
- Slow motion
- Food mode
- Save as RAW file
- VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
- HDR (High Dynamic Range)
- Selective focus (Bokeh effect)
- Virtual shot
- Motion photo
- Grid line
- Location tags
- Quick launch
- Voice control
- 4K video recording at 30 fps
- 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
- 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
- VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
- Digital Zoom 8x
- High CRI LED Flash
- Slow Motion video support for 720p at 240 fps
- Hyperlapse video with stabilization
- Continuous Autofocus video
- Face Detection
- Tracking AF
- Take 9-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
- Playback Zoom
- Video Location tags
- Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor
- Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor
4GB RAM (LPDDR4)
64GB (UFS 2.1)
Network & Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz),VHT80 MU-MIMO,1024QAM
Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
Expandable Memory & SIM Card
Single SIM model: one Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 256GB)
Dual SIM model (Hybrid SIM slot): one Nano SIM and one Nano SIM or one MicroSD slot (up to 256GB)
Android 7.0 (Nougat)
[Ultra High Quality Audio Playback]UHQ 32-bit &DSD support
- PCM: Up to 32 bits
- DSD: DSD64/128
[Audio Playback Format]
MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF
Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy S8 or S8+ to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.
*The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.
Scalable Codec: Bluetooth connection is stable even with ambient radio frequency interferences.
Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.
*AOP: Acoustic Overload Point
Pure sound by AKG
Hybrid canal type
2way Dynamic Unit
[Video Playback format]
MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Wireless: Smart View (Miracast 1080p at 30 fps, mirroring support available for devices supporting Miracast or Google Cast.)
With cable: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K 60 fps)
*Water resistant up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes.
- MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 44 hrs
- MP3 playback (AOD OFF): up to 67 hrs
- Video playback: up to 16 hrs
- Talk time: up to 20 hrs
- Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 14 hrs
- Internet use (3G): up to 11 hrs
- Internet use (4G): up to 12 hrs
- MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 50 hrs
- MP3 playback (AOD OFF): up to 78 hrs
- Video playback: up to 18 hrs
- Talk time: up to 24 hrs
- Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 15 hrs
- Internet use (3G): up to 13 hrs
- Internet use (4G): up to 15 hrs
Fast Charging on wired and wireless
Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
Sensors & Buttons
- Iris Sensor
- Pressure Sensor
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Gyro Sensor
- Geomagnetic Sensor
- Hall Sensor
- HR Sensor
- Proximity Sensor
- RGB Light Sensor
- On/Off key
- Volume key
- Bixby key
- Lock Type: Pattern, Pin, Password
- Biometrics Lock Type: Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Face Recognition
- Knox protection: Real-time device monitoring and protection
- Virus, malware prevention (Powered by Intel Security)
- Secure Folder: A secure space on the device to keep content such as apps, photos, movies, and files private using either iris scanning or fingerprint scanning.
- Credit & debit cards: supports MST/NFC
- Membership cards
- Gift cards
- Transit cards
- Reward point service
- Press the Bixby button to go to Bixby Home, or press and hold it to interact with Bixby using voice.
*Available features and content providers may vary by country.
Edge Panels: Apps edge, People edge, Smart select, Reminder, Tasks edge, Quick panel, Clipboard edge, Device Maintenance, Weather, Calendar
AOD(Always On Display)
AOD content: Choose from a variety of clock designs and information.
- Clock: Digital clock, Analogue clock, World clock, and Edge clock (option to choose color and wallpaper.)
- Active clock (with second hand)
- Image: Select an image from Gallery or Smart Select and set it as wallpaper for the AOD screen.
- And more: Set custom text, date, battery level, app notifications, and song information.
FaceWidgets: Experience different widgets on the AOD screen by double-tapping the clock area.
Pin to AOD
- Pin text and images you wish to remember to the AOD screen. The pinned memo can be easily viewed or deleted.
- You can pin memo to the AOD screen using Reminder and Share via.
- Download AOD-exclusive themes from Theme Store.
- Decorate your AOD screen with various themes.
Themes are sets of wallpaper, icons, and other design details available for download to the Galaxy S8 and S8+.
To continue making our technology accessible to everyone, Samsung has developed and applied a variety of technical solutions. With solutions for vision, hearing, dexterity and interaction, people with disabilities can easily use technology and take advantage of new and exciting features.
- Voice Assistant
- High Contrast Theme
- Magnifier widget
- Color Adjustment
- Sound Detector
- Flash notification
- Universal Switch