Galaxy S8 Active Special FeaturesThe Galaxy S8 Active’s camera still takes amazing photos in low light and now has an enhanced front-facing camera so you can take better, clearer selfies. And say hello to Bixby: built-in intelligence that helps you understand the world around you. Bixby lives inside your camera, gallery and internet to give you a deeper understanding of what you’re looking at. Just tap the eye icon in your viewfinder, and Bixby will serve up contextual icons: translation, QR code detection, landmark recognition, and shopping.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is up for pre-orders on AT&T for now, but will be available in stores from August 11. The Galaxy S8 Active colors available in Meteor Grey and Titanium Gold colour variants, and the biggest highlight is its military grade shielding. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has a shatterproof display (a drop from up to 5 feet onto a flat surface), is dust and water-resistant, and has a metal frame and bumper to protect against shock, abrasion, tilting or twisting. The back cover also has a rugged, tough texture for a secure grip. The smartphone is rated to survive immersion in up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. This device has passed military specification (MIL-STD-810G) testing against a subset of 21 specific environmental conditions, including extreme temperature, dust, shock/vibration, and low pressure/high altitude.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Features
You have read the specifications are the same as the Galaxy S8. The battery pack goes up to 4000mAh, and it is rated to offer 32 hours of talk time, 5 days on standby time, and 113 hours of audio playback time on speaker. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active runs on Android 7.0 Nougat, has a single Nano-SIM support, features a 5.8-inch QHD+(1440x2560 pixels) Super AMOLED display, and is powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC with 4GB of RAM. It is offered with 64GB of inbuilt storage with the option to expand further via a microSD slot (up to 256GB). Optics include a 12-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, optical image stabilization (OIS), 8x digital zoom, and LED flash. At the front, there is a 8-megapixel sensor with autofocus. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active's dimensions are 151.8x74.93x9.9mm, and it weighs 208 grams.
Learn how to setup Galaxy S8 Actice.
Before you buy this phone, you can compare Galaxy S8 Active to the GS7/7 edge based on lens reaction time, line widths per pixel height, and Bixby. The result, Galaxy S8 Active has best camera, now faster, sharper, smarter as a new way to do more.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Special Features
Bixby Assistant responds to your voice commands and can help you understand your settings and set up your Samsung device.
Just one swipe to the right on the main Home screen on your device and you can quickly access your
compass, flashlight, stopwatch, and more, all on the Activity Zone screen
In addition to Galaxy S8 Active settings, a PIN, password, or drawn pattern to secure your device, you can add biometric security to verify your identity. The following security types are available:
• Face Recognition: Use your facial features as an extra layer of security or as an alternative to entering passwords in certain apps. You can set the device to use Face Recognition, to unlock the screen by recognizing your face.
• Fingerprint scanner: Use your fingerprint to verify your identity when unlocking your phone or entering passwords in supported apps. Use fingerprint recognition as an alternative to entering passwords in certain apps. You can also use your fingerprint to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account.
Fingerprint recognition uses the unique characteristics of each fingerprint to enhance the security of your device. The likelihood of the fingerprint sensor confusing even small areas of two different fingerprints is very low. But in rare cases, the sensor may recognize a fingerprint that is similar to a registered fingerprint.
• Iris Scanner: Scan your irises to verify your identity when unlocking your phone or entering passwords in supported apps. Use iris recognition as an alternative to entering passwords in certain apps. You can also use your irises to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account.
Water and Dust Resistance
This Galaxy S8 Actice water resistance rated IP68 using the Ingress Protection rating system. This device is rated IP68 using the Ingress Protection rating system. Your device has been tested in a controlled environment and shown to be water and dust resistant in certain circumstances (meets requirements of classification IP68 as described by the international standard IEC 60529 – Degrees of Protection provided by Enclosures [IP Code]; test conditions: 15-35°C, 86-106 kPa, 5.0 feet, for 30 minutes). Despite this classification, your device is not impervious to water damage in any situation. It is important that all compartments are closed tightly.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Military Specification
This Galaxy S8 Active passed military specification (MIL‑STD-810G) testing against a subset of 21 specific environmental conditions, including temperature, dust and humidity, shock/vibration, and low pressure/high altitude. Device may not perform as shown in all extreme conditions, but take care, if the device is dropped or receives an impact, the water and dust resistant features of the device may be damaged.