Samsung Galaxy S8 Price, Specs and Full Review in Nigeria 2017

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The Apple of Google is the Galaxy Series. Every year, Samsung unveils their flagship phone which most often than not makes it on top of the pile of Android Smartphones.

When Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus were released, the news of their release sent a wave of anxiety among fans.

As expected, the latest Samsung flagship turned out to have some features as it was rumored by sources.

Just as most of you may know, the Galaxy series are always first class when it comes to their Flagship smartphones.

The Sleek aesthetics, design, amazing cameras, quick charging, ultra-fast processor and its waterproofness makes the S8 the talk of the town.

And it’s no wonder  why every Smartphone enthusiast wants a piece of this beauty.

The Galaxy Phones have always been used as the Android standard that’s compared to iPhones.

I will take a review of both devices in this article.

Meanwhile, keep in mind, that the main body of the article will be centered around Samsung Galaxy S8.

When I’m through with that, I will highlight the key differences between the S8 and S8+


Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs

Samsung galaxy s8

 Check out the all the specs you need to know about the Galaxy S8.

  • SIM Type: Single SIM (Nano-SIM)/ Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • 3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat & Grace UX (Samsung customized skin)
  • Back Camera:  12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, OIS, LED flash, phase detection autofocus
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, f/1.7, dual video call, Auto HDR, autofocus, [email protected],
  • Camera Features: 1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
  • Display: 5.8 inches AMOLED display (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio) , 1440 x 2960 pixels (~570 ppi pixel density)
  • Screen:  Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Dimension Size: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
  • Rear Build: Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
  • Smartphone Weight: 155 g
  • Colours: Midnight Black, Coral ‘s Blue, Maple Gold Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver,
  • Processor Type: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 & Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 540
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, Expandable to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – also comes with a single-SIM          model that is Expandableto 256 GB
  • Video Recording: [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.
  • USB Type: v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • NFC: Yes
  • Bluetooth : v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • Security: Fingerprint , Iris Scanner
  • Sensors : Iris scanner, fingerprint (behind the phone) accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass,                           barometer, heart rate, SpO2
  • Battery: 3000mAh (non-removable) also utilize wireless charging

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specs

samsung s8 plus

The Galaxy S8 is a little different from the S8+, check out the specs below to spot out their major differences.

  • SIM Type: Single SIM (Nano-SIM)/ Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • 3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat & Grace UX (Samsung customized skin)
  • Back Camera:  12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, OIS, LED flash, phase detection autofocus
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, f/1.7, dual video call, Auto HDR, autofocus, [email protected],
  • Camera Features: 1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
  • Display: 5.8 inches AMOLED display (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio) , 1440 x 2960 pixels (~570 ppi pixel density)
  • Screen: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Dimension Size: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
  • Smartphone Weight: 173 g
  • Colours: Midnight Black, Coral ‘s Blue, Maple Gold Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver
  • Processor Type: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 – Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)    Graphics Processor: Adreno 450
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, Expandable to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – also comes with a single-SIM  model that is Expandableto 256 GB
  • Video Recording: [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.
  • USB Type: v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • NFC: Yes
  • Bluetooth : v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • Security: Fingerprint , Iris Scanner
  • Battery: 3500mAh ( (non-removable) also utilize wireless charging

Design and Display

Just like its predecessors, the Samsung Galaxy features a similar design; however Samsung employed a new design but not distant from the other galaxy phones outlook.

It maintains the outstanding look and power the Samsung Galaxy S-series possess.

The device is larger than Samsung Galaxy S7. Its body dimension is 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm / 5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches.

Its weight is not too bad, 155 g / 5.47 oz. The device comes with a 5.8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. When the ratio of the screen to the body is calculated, it gives something of about 83.6 percent.

That is not all, the screen resolution comes with 1440 x 2960 pixels.

Camera and Storage

Here comes the selling point of the device that user’s love most.

The Samsung S8 is a sizeable improvement on the S7 camera. Not much has changed in the camera although there is a new addition called the multi-frame  image processor that allows three shots, while it selects the best picture for you.

Furthermore, to open the camera when you phone is locked, all you have to do is double tap the power button.

Taking our description from the primary camera, Samsung S8 is equipped with a 12 MP primary camera.

While the front camera is not as powerful as the rear, it is however not an ordinary camera, it holds a lot of impressive features which includes the HDR, Autofocus & Phase detection among others.

The front camera shoots amazing selfies, as a friend would say ” this is for the slay Kings and Queens”

Talking about the secondary camera, it is an 8 MP camera.

Moving to the storage size, Samsung Galaxy S8 has a very impressive 64 GB of internal storage.

With the help of a micro SD card, you can expand the memory up to 256 GB.

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Hardware and Software

Everyone who has used a Samsung Galaxy smartphone knows that the devices always come with standard hardware.

When you buy one of galaxy phone, be assured that you are not only using a powerful mobile device but boasts of the best processor in the market.

First and foremost, the Galaxy S8 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. The processors are assembled to form an octa-core chipset.

Furthermore, the device features a 4 GB RAM. However, the speed of processor used in the US model and EMEA model are different.

For the EMEA model, the processors have the speed of 1.7 GHz and 2.3 GHz. The US model, on the other hand, is composed of processors having the processing speed of 1.9 GHz and 2.35 GHz.

Finally,  Samsung Galaxy S8 runs the latest Android 7.0 OS.

The Galaxy S8 & S8+ Waterproof Technology

galaxy s8 waterproof

The ability of the phone to withstand water depth is the we are yet to see in any phone on the planet. On paper the waterproof technology is yet to be unmatched by any phone company.

With the S8 you don’t have to get scared of letting your phone swim like a fish in water. Thanks to the well engineered structure, the S8 can block off water from entering the phone for almost an hour.

BATTERY

If there’s one aspect I won’t give a five star rating for, is the battery capacity. The S8 has a 3000mAh battery while the S8+ comes with a bit higher storage at 3500 mAh.

Major Differences Between Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Source: The Verge

Their primary differences can be found in the screen size and battery capacity.

For Samsung Galaxy S8, it features a 5.8 inches screen, while the S8 plus has a 6.2 inches screen. Both phones feature the same pixel resolution.

Nevertheless, if you want a screen that is suitable for gaming and watching movies, I recommend you choose the S8 plus.

Moving to the battery capacity, the former has 3000 mAh battery, while the later has 3500 mAh battery. The S8 and S8+ features a battery saver plus a quick charging feature to get your battery filled up in less hour charge.

Both Phone batteries can be enough to see you through the day on a fair use.

Check out the video to know more about the Galaxy S8 and S8+

THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 PRICE & S8 PLUS IN NIGERIA 2017

The Galaxy S8 is already available in the Nigeria. The S8 & S+ price is within the range of $750 to $850 dollars while the Naira conversion is about N230,000 t0 N280,000. You should know that the price of S8 & S8 plus varies, however, the S8 command a steeper price.

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Finally, the most anticipated phone is right before you. From the Specs above, did the S8 & S8+ match your standard, or is below?

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