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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active may launch by the end of July

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active [Source - The Verge]
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active [Source - The Verge]
An Amazon listing of a screen protector for the S8 Active has touted an August 1 release date, so we have reason to believe that the device will be launched in that period, too.
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We've covered the Samsung S8 Active right from when it made its trip to various benchmarks, so it's good to know it will be hitting shops in the near future.

A listing on Amazon for the phone's tempered screen protector has shown a render of the device. The listing also has the item as going on sale on August 1, which is a good indicator that the device itself will be getting released in the near future. Not much point in having a screen protector without a phone, no?

The S8 Active is a "rugged" version of the standard S8, and it has specifications that reflect that, with it featuring IP68 certifications, and a shatter-resistant screen. This also means that it opts for a tamer display design than the S8, too.

Like the S8, it's powered by a Snapdragon 835, features a 5.8" QHD display, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, a 12MP rear camera, and an 8MP selfie shooter. There's a slight upgrade battery-wise, though, as it houses a 4000mAh battery—significantly larger than the 3000mAh one on the S8.

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Ricci Rox, 2017-07-18 (Update: 2017-07-18)