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Samsung Galaxy S8+

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This update to Samsung's flagship phone packs an oversize 6.2-inch display into a relatively narrow body. A metal frame joins a curved screen to a curved glass back. Key features include the Bixby assistant with dedicated button, a top-end processor, quad-HD+ display, auto-focus front camera, water resistance, iris scanner, and fingerprint sensor. It also supports Samsung Pay - via both NFC and magnetic card emulation - Samsung's DeX desktop dock, fast wireless charging, memory cards, and 3.5mm headphones.

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Specs

 
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Display 6.2 in   diagonal, 18.5:9
1440 x 2960 pixels
531 ppi   approx.
Type: AMOLED
curved sides, HDR
Battery 3500 mAh LiIon
Non-removable
Processor 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835   MSM8998
octa-core / 64-bit
4 GB RAM
LPDDR4
Storage 64 GB raw hardware
53 GB available to user
Expandable via memory card
Weight 6.1 oz   173 g
Dimensions 6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in   160 x 73 x 8.1 mm
OS / Platform Android version 7.0
Modes
LTE 2 / 4 / 5 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 25 / 26 / 29 / 30 / 41 / 66
WCDMA 2 / 4 / 5
CDMA 800 / 850 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE   4G
band 2 / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
band 4 / 1700 MHz   AWS (Americas)
band 5 / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
band 12 / 700 MHz   Lower 700 (USA (AT&T, T-Mobile, regional))
band 13 / 750 MHz   Upper 700 (USA (Verizon))
band 17 / 700 MHz   Lower 700 (USA (AT&T))
band 25 / 1900 MHz   PCS+G (USA (Sprint))
band 26 / 850 MHz   Extended Cellular (USA (Sprint))
band 29 / 700 MHz   Lower 700 (USA (AT&T))
band 30 / 2300 MHz   WCS (Americas (AT&T))
band 41 / 2500 MHz   BRS / EBS (USA (Sprint))
band 66 / 1700 MHz   AWS-3 (Americas)

WCDMA   3G / 4G
band 2 (II) / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
band 4 (IV) / 1700 MHz   AWS (Americas)
band 5 (V) / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)

CDMA   2G / 3G
800 MHz / band 27 / BC10   ESMR (Americas (Sprint))
850 MHz / band 5 / BC0   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
1900 MHz / band 2 / BC1   PCS (Americas)

GSM   2G
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
 
overseas modes not shown / not all versions support CDMA and LTE 26 / global versions lack CDMA and LTE 29/30
SIM card size Nano   4FF

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Features

 
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Barometer -
Fingerprint Reader Yes
Flashlight Yes
Ruggedized -
Water-Resistant Rating: IPX8 (SCUBA)
Accessibility
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M3, T3 (mostly tele-coil compatible)
Multiple Languages Yes
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
Alerts
Ringer Profiles -
Second Display -
Vibrate Yes
Connectivity
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.2, HFP 1.7, OPP, PBA, A2DP 1.3, AVRC 1.4, HID, PAN, MAP
version 5.0 LE
Infrared (IR) -
MirrorLink Yes
NFC Yes
USB Connector: USB Type C
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 a,ac,b,g,n
Customization
Changeable Body Plates -
Data & Network
High-Speed Data Technology: LTE (Cat 16)
can support Gigabit LTE
Input
Side Keys volume, voice on left / lock on right
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
Memory
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD
up to at least 256 GB
Music
FM Radio -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Stereo Speakers -
Photo & Video
Camera Resolution: 12+ megapixel
OIS, f/1.7 / HDR, panorama, manual mode, selective focus
DLNA -
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: 8 megapixel
auto-focus, f/1.7
Miracast -
Second Camera -
TV Output -
Video Capture Resolution: 4K UHD
slow-motion and hyperlapse modes
Power
Fast Charging Standard: Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
plus Samsung proprietary 18W mode
Wireless Charging dual-standard, plus Samsung fast mode
Voice
Call Screening -
HD Voice Yes
Push-To-Talk -
Speaker Phone Yes

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FCC IDs A3LSMG955U »   approved Mar 8, 2017
A3LSMG955F »   approved Mar 9, 2017
A3LSMG955N »
A3LSMG9550 »

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