Tuesday, 23 January, 2018

The 'Rugged' Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Goes Official; Ditches the Infinity Display

Official: Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Arrives Exclusively at AT&T This Week Samsung's new Galaxy S8 Active is the “toughest Galaxy smartphone yet”
Terence Owen | 08 August, 2017, 17:08

Just like the outgoing Galaxy S7 Active, the Galaxy S8 Active will also be an AT&T exclusive in the US.

Leading smartphone-maker Samsung unveiled the eagerly awaited Galaxy S8 Active in the United States. The main selling point is the protection against shocks, shattering, water, and dust, with Samsung saying this is "the toughest Galaxy smartphone" it's ever made.

The Galaxy S8 Active variant packs the flawless blend of glass and metal design, durability, ruggedness and performance, which are all associated with the Samsung and Galaxy brand.

Samsung took the wraps off a rugged version of its flagship Galaxy S8, ditching the edge-to-edge screen in favor of drop-proofing and a larger battery.

Despite its military specification, the company is targeting the phone at all consumers.

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Like the Galaxy S8, the Galaxy S8 Active is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, has 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of onboard storage, a 12-megapixel camera on the back, and an 8-megapixel camera on the front. The device has passed MIL-STD-810G testing against a subset of 21 specific environmental conditions. One area where the S8 Active improves on the S8 is an increase in battery size, going from 3,000 milliamp-hours to 4,000 milliamp-hours. It does, however, retain the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+' unusual 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

Priced at Dollars 850 which roughly translates to Rs. 54,270, the handset is available in two colour variants - Meteor Gray and Titanium Gold.

Pre-orders begin tomorrow, Tuesday, August 8, while the phone goes on sale Friday, August 11.

The S9 on the other hand isn't the Plus model which means that it will come with a smaller screen. However, according to Business Insider, AT&T will offer a great deal on the smartphone. This is Samsung's virtual assistant similar to Amazon Alexa, Siri or the Google Assistant. The Camera module and fingerprint scanner are placed t=in the same position as they did with the regular' Galaxy S8. An activity zone on the device lets the user launch Bixby with a finger swipe or button press.

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