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Samsung Galaxy S8+

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Launch

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

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
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), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 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) 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 in)
Weight 173 g (6.10 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Others - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins) Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.2 inches (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio) 4.7 inches, 60.9 cm2 (~65.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density) 750 x 1334 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi 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 3D Touch display & home button True-tone

Platform

OS Android 7.0 (Nougat) iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.2
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - USA & China Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
GPU Adreno 540 - USA & China Apple GPU (three-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 64/256 GB, 2 GB RAM

Camera

Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), OIS, PDAF
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 Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR 7 MP, f/2.2

Sound

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

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 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
Radio No No
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, proprietary 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 Siri natural language commands and dictation

Battery

Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery (6.96 Wh)

Misc

Colors Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold Silver, Space Gray, Gold, Red
Price group About 900 EUR About 700 EUR