Samsung continues to bet on its Active phones and the Korean brand has introduced today the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. A phone that arrives with the same characteristics as the flagship presented months ago but with greater resistance in the interior and abroad.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active comes with features very similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8 we met a few months ago but with some changes. Changes mainly focused on making the phone more resistant and more durable, also on battery.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, features
The new Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has a 5.8-inch screen and QHD resolution with a resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels and 568 dpi. A screen protected by Gorilla Glass 5. Inside, the phone works with the popular Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, the same that works on the Galaxy S8 in some countries. The chip is accompanied by an Adreno 540 GPU and a 4GB RAM, as well as a 64GB internal storage expandable with microSD.
The cameras on the phone are also similar to the ones we see on the Samsung Galaxy S8 we already know. A primary sensor on the back with 12 megapixels and aperture f / 1.7 plus optical stabilization. The camera for selfies is an 8-megapixel sensor with aperture f / 1.7.
The phone also has military certification Ip68 resistance to water and dust so the phone is practically indestructible. It also changes its design, which comes with a reinforced housing, does not incorporate the curved screen and the phone is wrapped in a metal body meets the military standard MIL-STD-810G and ensures high resistance to shock and damage, as well as Water and dust.
More durable in the physical but also in the interior. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active comes with a larger battery than the Samsung Galaxy S8 we met months ago. 3,000 mAh battery 4000 mAh passed to this model S8 Active surpassing even the autonomy of the Samsung Galaxy Plus S8. A battery that has fast and wireless charging.
Availability and price
The phone has been introduced today and, for the time being, is intended for the United States. The Samsung Galaxy Active S8 may be purchased only with the American operator AT & T in two colors (gray and gold) and will be priced at $ 849.99.
Your pre-sale period starts tomorrow and the phone will be available for sale next August 11th. We will have to wait for if there is a possible and unexpected international launch of the Samsung device although the brand has not done so with previous models of the Active range.