Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Full Specifications and Price Nigeria, China, US,Kenya, & India

With the release date of both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus set for April 21 for the US, and April 28 in the rest of the world, I bring to you, the complete specification of the S8 plus which is consider the higher version of both device. News about the device has being buzzing around the media after the huge loss suffered by the South Korean tech giant Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is a bezel-less, full-frontal, edge-to-edge screen with Infinity Display featuring a Full HD+ resolution. The 4G LTE smartphone device has a dimension of 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm and a weight of 173g protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel. The single/dual sim device is a 6.2" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display device with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. It has a 3D Touch home button, powered by an Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processing chipset.

Running of Android OS, v7.0 Nougat, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus features a 4GB RAM and an internal storage capacity of 64GB which can be expanded up to 256 GB through the use of a microSD, on the SIM 2 slot. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has a front camera of 8 megapixel and a rear camera of 12 megapixel. Sensor for the device includes Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and barometer scanner.

For connectivity the device features a wifi, Bluetooth, NFC and GPS. At a price tag of $967 in US, the device comes in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, and Maple Gold colours. It comes with a quick charge features and a non-removable Li-Ion battery capacity power of 3500 mAh. You can get the device at this prices 900 EUR, roughly $967 in USD, INR 62,723, CNY 6,660, KES 99,581, N297,000 in NGN. Check below for full spec.


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps

Dimensions 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight 173 g (6.10 oz)
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.2 inches (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- 3D Touch (home button only)
- Always-on display
- TouchWiz UI

OS Android OS, v7.0
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - US model
Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA
CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - US model
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEA
GPU Adreno 540 - US model

Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
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
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, dual video call, Auto HDR

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Radio No
USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
- Fast battery charging
- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
- ANT+ support
- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor

Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
Colors Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
SAR EU 0.27 W/kg (head)     1.00 W/kg (body)    
Price      900 EUR, roughly $967 in USD, INR 62,723, CNY 6,660, KES 99,581, N297,000 in NGN

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