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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active officially announced by AT&T for $850 in US

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Finally the Samsung has officially announced its rugged smartphone namely Galaxy S8 Active for $850 (∼₹54,199). The phone will be available for purchase on AT&T from August 11th, but the pre-order can be make from August 8th (tomorrow). The EMI options will be there at 28.34 for 30 months.

As the Galaxy A8 Active is known as a rugged smartphone so it comes with shock-shatter, water resistant features. It comes with metal frame, which protect the phone from, shock, abrasion, tilting or twisting. A Bixy assistant is also there like other S8-Series smartphones.

Now comes to the technical specifications of Galaxy S8 Active, it has a 5.8-inch QHD Super AMOLED display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU. It packs 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB ROM. Internal storage further can be expand with micro SD card.

On the camera housing, Galaxy S8 Active sports an 8MP auto-focus front camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, 80-degree wide-angle lens. At the rear panel a 12MP dual pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, 1/2.55″ sensor size, OIS, 1.4µm pixel size.

Galaxy S8 Active runs of Android 7.0 Nougat and backed by a 4,000mAh battery. The phone comes with a lot of sensors- Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor.

The dimensions Galaxy S8 Active smartphone measures 152.14 x 74.9 × 9.9 mm and weight 207 g. The connectivity features includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, MST, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, and NFC. It also featured with a fingerprint and a iris scanners.

Technical Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

  • 5.8-inch QHD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED display with 570ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • An octa-core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • 64GB internal memory (UFS 2.1) which can be expand with micro-SD card
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 4,000mAh battery with fast charging
  • 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, 1/2.55″ sensor size, OIS, 1.4µm pixel size
  • 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, 80-degree wide-angle lens
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), MST, GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, and NFC
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
  • Water and dust resistant (IP68) + MIL-STD-810G
  • Dimensions: 152.14 x 74.9 × 9.9 mm
  • Weight: 207 g

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will be available in Meteor Gray and Titanium Gold color options.