Samsung Galaxy S8 ActiveExcited face
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Camera
100% user satisfaction score (1 vote)
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Dual-pixel technology for fast AF performance

The Dual-pixel phase-detection AF technology ensures fast and accurate AF performance. This is the same superb AF tech used in many DSLR and mirrorless cameras. It works great for both stills and videos.

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Performance & Hardware
100% user satisfaction score (1 vote)
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Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 SoC

The Galaxy S8 Active features the same super powerful Snapdragon 835 chipset, which provides superb performance all across the board. This is the latest processor of Qualcomm's to date.

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Display
100% user satisfaction score (1 vote)
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What type of Gorilla Glass the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has? Unsurprisingly, I expected the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active to have a shatter resistant display and in this case, it features Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 hardened glass. This is Corning's latest version of its Gorilla Glass, providing enhanced...

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Design

80% user satisfaction score (5 votes)
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One of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active key features is its MIL-STD810G certification. This means that the S8 Active was tested and passed 21 different environment tests, including temperature, dust, shock/vibration and low pressure/high altitude. You can check out Wikipedia and see the long list of...

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Judging by the leaked images of the Galaxy S8 Active, I have to say that I the phone looks really nice and sleekā€”I mean, for a durable Samsung "Active" type of smartphone. I looks much sleeker than the S7 Active before it. There is of course the protective frame that wraps the phone that makes the...

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Durable metal design

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active features a durable meta body, ensures great durability, it's not prone to breakage and has long shelf life.

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is the rugged version of the S8. It carries IP68 certification for dust and liquid resistance, same as the original Galaxy S8. The '8' in the IP68, which is the second digit, refers to the degree or water protection of the device, in this case, the S8 Active. A 8...

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Thick profile (9.9mm), thicker than the S8

The Galaxy S8 Active has a thick design, around 9.9mm. It's thicker than the S8 (7.8mm).

Battery
100% user satisfaction score (1 vote)
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4000 mAh battery

The S8 Active features higher 4000mAh battery capacity than the original S8 (3000mAh). The device is thicker, so indeed, why not use a larger battery. This is also required by the target audience that this device is aimed for. Well done Samsung!

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