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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 Active better than the average?

  • Battery power
    4000mAhvs2656.59mAh
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs6.42GHz
  • Pixel density
    506ppivs323.81ppi
  • Screen size
    5.8"vs5.07"
  • RAM
    4GBvs2.22GB
  • Megapixels
    12MPvs11.68MP
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1168815.54px
  • Front camera megapixels
    8MPvs5.37MP

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

208.1g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

74.9mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

151.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

3.pixel density

506ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5.8"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/1.7

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.pixel size

1.4µm

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Meizu 16 (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1 & 1.55µm

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

4000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

32h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Vernee V2 Pro

96h

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

4.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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4.Supports Java
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5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
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If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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