Samsung Galaxy S8 Active – Full Phone Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is a water resistance device that is built to military standards with an IP68 rating which means it can survive in 1.5-meter deep water for up to 30 minutes without issues. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is not built with attractive design but built with extra lasting metal frame with no glass or tough plastic on the back. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is a shock proof which comes with a thicker bumper that protects against shock.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active comes with outstanding features such as the Non-Removable Li-ion 4, 000 mAh Battery with quick charging that can last for a long time, 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera for shooting sharp, beautiful and clear pictures, in-display fingerprint sensor and many more. This smartphone is currently available for purchase in Meteor Gray, Tungsten Gold colours.

Hardware and Storage

Galaxy S8 Active android phone uses the 2.35GHz quad-core and 1.9GHz quad-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) Processor that runs on the Android 7.0 (Nougat) operating system which offers smooth and speedy performance. The smartphone features a RAM of 4GB and internal Storage of 64GB. However, it has a dedicated slot for storage expansion up to 256GB which means that the storage/memory can be expanded via the use of a micro SD card (memory card). Large and many files such as applications, games, videos, music, audio recording, documents, pictures and lots more can be stored without worrying about space shortage as the phone’s storage is capable of saving them all.


Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Mobile Hot spot, Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, GPRS, EDGE. Network connectivity includes 2G, 3G, and 4G. Sensors on the phone include fingerprint sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Barometer, Intelligent Digital Assistant.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Key Specs & Features

  • 5.8-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (506ppi)
  • Octa-core 10nm-class chipset (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear), Iris Scan
  • LTE Data (up to 600 Mbps download)
  • 4000 mAh Battery with Fast Charging

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2.35GHz quad-core and 1.9GHz quad-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
  • GPU: Adreno 540
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Meteor Gray, Tungsten Gold
  • Dimension: 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
  • Weight: 208g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM


  • Display: 5.8-inch Super AMOLED, 1440 x 2560 pixels (506 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5


  • Rear Camera: 12MP Camera, 4K Ultra HD 2160p Video 1080p @60fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase Detection Auto focus, LED flash, OIS, Auto HDR, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP Camera, auto focus, HDR


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 600 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hot spot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: –
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: Yes
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: Yes
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes, Bixby, Google Now, etc
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes (Qi/PMA)
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes, Samsung Pay
  • Water Resistant: Yes, survives in up to 1.5 metre of water for up to 30 minutes
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: 4000 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
  • Talk time: up to 120 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 32 hours
  • Fast Charging: Yes

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