Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is more or less like a bigger variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8
. Aside having a bigger screen measuring 6.2-inches and a larger capacity battery, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus shares every other feature with its more compact sibling.
Where to Buy Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Key Specs & Features
- 6.2-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1440 x 2960 pixels (529ppi)
- Octa-core 10nm-class chipset (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Samsung Exynos 8895 Octa)
- Bixby Intelligent Digital Assistant with dedicated launch button
- Android 7.0 (Nougat) with 4GB RAM
- 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
- 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear), Iris Scan, Face Unlock
- Gigabit LTE (up to 1024 Mbps download)
- 3500 mAh Battery with Fast Charging
Display and Camera
Design-wise, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is similar to the Galaxy S8. It features a similar curved glass and metal design. The physical home button has been replaced by an onscreen home button that offers haptic feedback more like 3D Touch.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus sports a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display. However, it maintains the same 1440 x 2960 pixels resolution as the Galaxy S8. The front and rear of the phone is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has a 12 megapixels rear camera and a new improved 8 megapixels front facing camera.
Hardware and Software
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.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus like its smaller sibling offers Gigabit LTE with download speeds of up to 1024 Mbps. The smartphone will support 4G LTE in most countries including Nigeria. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus will support LTE on Glo Mobile, MTN, Etisalat, NTel, Smile, and InterC.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is loaded with Android 7.0 (Nougat) with the usual Samsung UI skin. It also comes with Samsung’s new intelligent digital assistant, Bixby.