Samsung Electronics officially announced the release of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ on 21 April 2017 as part of the Samsung Galaxy-S series.
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ both started shipping in the UK on 28 April, while those who were quick to place a pre-order received their device a week early.
Here is everything you need to know about the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+
– 5.8in / 6.2in QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display (570ppi / 529ppi)
– 149x 68x8mm, 155g / 160x73x8.1 mm, 173g
– Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung Experience
– IP68 certification
– Fingerprint sensor (on rear) and iris scanner (on front)
– Integrated heart rate sensor
– Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip (US), Exynos 9 (international)
– 4GB RAM (6GB in China and Korea)
– 3,000mAh / 3,500mAh battery
– 12MP main camera / 8MP front-facing camera
– Bixby AI assistant with dedicated button
– 3.5mm headphone jack
– USB-C charging
– 64GB storage with microSD (up to 256GB)
– Optional Samsung DeX HDMI dock for desktop mode
– Bluetooth 5.0, NFC
– Black Sky, Orchid Grey and Arctic Silver colour options.
Samsung has slapped the Galaxy S8 with a lesser price tag, making it just £10 cheaper than the iPhone 7 with 128GB storage. The Galaxy S8 can be picked up for £674.99.
The same goes for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus price, which costs more money due to its larger screen at 6.2 inches, making it massive in both price and size. The Galaxy S8+ can be picked up for £764.99.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus price in the Nigeria
Phone prices have been climbing in the UK, and the Galaxy S8 is no exception to higher prices.
In Nigeria, the Samsung Galaxy S8 can be picked up for N330,000 while the Samsung Galaxy S8+ for N420,000.