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Samsung Galaxy S8+

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Launch

Announced 2017, March 2016, September
Status Available. Released 2017, April Available. Released 2016, September

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1661, A1784
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - A1661, A1784
4G LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 27(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1661, A1784
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes

Body

Dimensions 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in) 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm (6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 173 g (6.10 oz) 188 g (6.63 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM
Others - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes - IP67 certified - dust and water resistant - Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes - Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.2 inches (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio) 5.5 inches (~67.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density) 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Others - 3D Touch (home button only) - Always-on display - TouchWiz UI - Wide color gamut display - 3D Touch display & home button - Display Zoom

Platform

OS Android 7.0 (Nougat) iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 10.3.2
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - USA & China Apple A10 Fusion
CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China Quad-core 2.34 GHz (2x Hurricane + 2x Zephyr)
GPU Adreno 540 - USA & China PowerVR Series7XT Plus (six-core graphics)

Memory

Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model No
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 32/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM

Camera

Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality Dual 12 MP, (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
Features 1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama 1/3" sensor size @ 28mm, 1/3.6" sensor size @ 56mm, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama

Sound

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration, proprietary ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm Jack Yes No
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter incl.

Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes Yes (Apple Pay only)
Radio No No
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, reversible connector

Features

Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)
Java No No
Others - Samsung DeX (desktop experience support) - Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0) - Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent) - ANT+ support - S-Voice natural language commands and dictation - MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document editor - Siri natural language commands and dictation - iCloud cloud service - MP3/WAV/AAX+/AIFF/Apple Lossless player - MP4/H.264 player - Audio/video/photo editor - Document editor

Battery

Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh battery (11.1 Wh)

Misc

Colors Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Red
Price group About 900 EUR About 900 EUR