Samsung galaxy S8 Plus is the plus-size  variant of the galaxy S8 and the direct successor to the 2016 Samsung galaxy S7 edge .The Samsung galaxy S8 Plus is more  or less the same as the Samsung galaxy S8 save for a large display and larger battery capacity. Every other things ranging from Designs ,Camera ,RAM size and processor are largely the same .

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus features  similar curved glass and metal design as the galaxy S8  , but comes fitted with a much larger 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with same 2960 x 1440 pixels resolutions .

Just like the Galaxy S8 , the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus comes in two versions for specific regions –  a Snapdragon 835-powered version which comes with an octa-core processor clocked at 2.35GHz and an Exynos 8895-powered version with same 2.35GHz clock speed. Both versions are only available in 4GB RAM  and 64GB Storage expandable up to 256GB via microSD .

The Samsung galaxy S8 Plus camera configuration remains same as on the Galaxy S8 – featuring a 12MP rear sensor with OIS, LED flash , a f/1.7 aperture as well as an 8MP selfie camera with f/1.7 aperture and autofocus.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus at 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm and 173kg is much larger and weightier  than the base galaxy S8  ,hence it packs a larger 3,500mAh battery under its hood.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus like its smaller sibling comes with IP68  certification against water and dust resistance ,has an  iris scanner and a rear fingerprint sensor .

Samsung galaxy S8 Plus Specifications

Model Samsung galaxy S8 Plus
Security Rear fingerprint scanner , iris scanner
Operating System Android 7.0 (Naugot)
Color Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, and Maple Gold
Internal Memory‎ 64GB , expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
Processor Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU
Display Size 6.2-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display with 529ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Rear Camera 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, 1/2.55″ sensor size, OIS, 1.4µm pixel size
Front Camera 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, 80-degree wide-angle lens
Connectivity 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, NFC, MST
Battery 3500mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging


The Samsung galaxy S8 Plus is already available for pre-order  and will hit the stores from April 21 in Black, Gray, Silver, Blue and Gold variants .The Samsung galaxy S8 Plus price when available in Nigeria will range from N350,000 -N400,000 depending on where you are buying from .

  • The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus isn’t yet available in Nigeria , Kenya , Uganda and Ghana. To be notified when it becomse available click here .


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