Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, toughest Galaxy smartphone launched

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, company’s toughest Galaxy smartphone has been launched and is available via AT&T online store in Meteor Gray and Titanium Gold colors. The smartphone has been priced at $849.99, you can also buy it at $28.34 per month for 30 months. It will be made available on other stores from August 11.

Galaxy S8 Active comes with a bunch of attractive offers from AT&T such as exchange offer which can give you up to $200 in credits in exchange of an eligible device. If you buy Samsung Galaxy S8 Active via AT&T, you will get another Galaxy S8 Active for free to use on a new line. In order to avail this offer, you will need to have or get DirecTV or U-verse TV services and pay first three installments for the free device. After the third month, AT&T will refund you the first three installments in bill credits making the Galaxy S8 Active free for you. You can also avail Samsung Galaxy Tab E for free in a two-year agreement with AT&T. You also have an option to save $500 on a purchase of new Samsung TV and adding DirecTV services to it, this offer ends August 31, 2017. We have confirmed all above offers with AT&T but we still recommend you to talk to AT&T representative or contact customer support for complete details.


Getting on to the specifications, the device sports 5.8-inch QHD (2560×1440 pixels) Super AMOLED display that comes protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core (4 @ 2.35GHz & 4 @ 1.9GHz) SoC paired with 4GB of RAM. It comes with 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded further up to 256GB via microSD card.

It features 12MP rear autofocus camera with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), 8x digital zoom, LED flash, and supports 4K video recording. It also features an 8MP front facing camera with wide angle lens, autofocus, and f/1.7 aperture. The device is DirecTV ready, letting you watch movies anywhere, anytime.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active sports military grade shielding making it tougher than any other Galaxy smartphone and has passed military specification (MIL-STD-810G) testing against a subset of 21 specific environmental conditions, including temperature, dust, shock/vibration, and low pressure/high altitude. It also sports a shatterproof display that can undergo 5 feet fall onto a flat surface and is water (5 feet for up to 30 minutes) and dust resistant. It also has a metal frame and a bumper to protect against tilting & twisting, shock/ vibration, and abrasion.

It’s a single SIM (Nano) smartphone that comes packed with massive 4000mAh battery rated to deliver 32 hours of talk time and 5 days standby time. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active runs Android 7.0 Nougat and also packs fingerprint sensor. The smartphone include standard connectivity options such as 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/i/r, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack, and USB Type-C port. Sensors on the smartphone proximity, accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, ambient light, hall, heart rate, and iris scanner.

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