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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (Galaxy Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
ARM Mali-G71 MP20, Core: 850 MHz
Memory
4096 MB 
, LPDDR4
Display
6.2 inch 2.06:1, 2960x1440 pixel 531 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, 10 multi-touch points, Infinity Display, Corning Gorilla Glas 5, Super AMOLED, Mobile Premium HDR, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB UFS 2.1 Flash, 64 GB 
, 52.3 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: combined headphones and microphone jack (3.5 mm), Card Reader: microSD up to 256 GB (SDHC, SDXC), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, position, heart rate monitor, rotations, proximity, pressure, G.sensor, barometer, digital compass, Iris scanner, facial recognition, BeiDou, Galileo, Ant+, MST, Wi-Fi Direct, Miracast, OTG, Notification LED
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM/GPRS/Edge (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 1880, 1900, 2010, 2100 MHz and AWS), LTE Cat. 16 (700, 800, 850, 900, 1500, 1800, 1900, 2100, 2300, 2500 and 2600 MHz, AWS as well as AWS-3 MHz), LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.1 x 159.5 x 73.4 ( = 0.32 x 6.28 x 2.89 in)
Battery
3500 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix (Dual-pixel, OIS, f/1.7, 1.4 μm, UHD video)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix (Autofocus, f/1.7)
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual, Power adapter, USB cable, AKG headset, two OTG adapters, SIM tool, quick-start guide, security information, Samsung Experience UI 8.1, 24 Months Warranty, USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen. 1), Bixby, Head SAR: 0.26 W/kg, Body SAR: 1.00 W/kg, IP68 certified, fanless
Weight
172 g ( = 6.07 oz / 0.38 pounds), Power Supply: 62 g ( = 2.19 oz / 0.14 pounds)
Price
899 Euro

 

Average Score: 92.03% - very good
Average of 4 scores (from 36 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 64%, features: 65%, display: 96% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

92.1% Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Plus, SM-G955F) Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Galactic overachiever. Samsung does not make any compromises for its flagship smartphone Galaxy S8+ (Plus) and equips it with a lot of high-end features. You also get a great display with a new aspect ratio and the design is convenient as well. There is not much criticism for the compact phablet from Korea.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Samsung could have the phone of the year right here – and it’s only March. The S8+ is a stunning piece of tech that redefines what a phone should look like. It also ticks all the right boxes when it comes to hardware, coming with a gorgeous display, refined water-resistant design, expandable storage and a great camera setup.The size might put some off, but others will adore the huge canvas.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/03/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Initial Review: Samsung’s Back
Source: Unbox English
With all the features that the new phones have, it’s not surprising that the new models have heart-stopping SRPs compared to last year’s offerings. The Galaxy S8, for example, will be priced by Samsung in the Philippines at Php 39,990, while the Galaxy S8+ will be priced even higher, at Php 45,990. Pre-orders for both phones start on April 17 and will run to April 29, with pre-order customers will get a free Bluetooth wireless speaker that’s valued at Php 5,099 to soften the blow. The phones will hit the market on the first or second week of May.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/02/2017
Should You Upgrade To The Galaxy S8 Or S8+?
Source: Unbox English
Should you upgrade to the S8 and S8+? Well, if you bought a Galaxy S7, S7 Edge or any other flagship phone last year, the answer is no. Those curved screens are nice, but the new phones’ sky-high price tag will certainly give many people pause. If you’re due for a retention phone from your telco or have a flagship phone from two years ago, go for it, but be prepared for the high prices that the two phones demand.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 04/02/2017
First looks: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ - To infinity and beyond!
Source: Hardware Zone English
Which brings us to today, the actual launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 family of devices at the first major Unpacked event in New York. While you’re tuning in to the live-stream of Unpacked 2017, I’ve been fortunate enough to spend a bit of time with the devices the day before to bring you some actual product shots of the Galaxy S8 and S8+.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/02/2017
Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Plus: Specs Comparison
Source: iTech Post English
Additional features of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus includes their Bixby assistant, fingerprint scanner, iris scanner and the new identification sensor called facial recognition. Moreover, both phones also have wireless charging and fast battery charging capability. Color variants are also the same with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. This includes Gray, Black, Silver, Blue and Gold. As for availability details, the phones will start releasing April 21, CNET reported.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 04/01/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Hands On: Great Design, Powerful Hardware
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
If Samsung is trying to wow us into trusting it again, it's done a pretty good job with this highly-polished, distinctive pair of devices.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/30/2017
Hands on Galaxy S8+ review: is this 2017's best phone?
Source: T3 English
This phone makes our iPhone 7 Plus look somewhat aged. Until you see it up against some of the other handsets from 2016, it really doesn't hit home quite how brilliant it is. Although it comes at a price, you'll love it. We want one!
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/30/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ hands-on
Source: GSM Arena English
After a month of what seemed like never ending barrage of leaks, Samsung has finally (and officially) announced its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. This marks the company's first major smartphone release since the sad demise of the Galaxy Note7 last fall, which prompted the company to implement a new 8-point battery safety check to the S8 and all future devices.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus preview: 6-inches plus, but perfectly manageable
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ is a demonstration that Samsung isn't standing still with its smartphones. There's no sense of playing it safe, instead embracing a push in new directions. The S8 show the biggest rethinking of device interaction that we've seen in the history of Samsung Galaxy and we love it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2017
100% Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
It’s all thanks to that gorgeous display. This plus-sized beauty’s got all the right curves for the right visual appeal. It feels thoughtfully big, with Samsung putting in the right features and getting the design right so you can use all that space without it feeling unwieldy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
Samsung Introduces Galaxy S8, S8 Plus with Bixby, Infinity Display and More
Source: PC Quest English
The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will be available starting on April 21 and will be offered in a rich colour palette including Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/29/2017
Hands On With Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+: Taller Screens and Slimmer Bezels
Source: AnandTech English
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be available in US stores beginning April 21 and will come with Harman AKG earbuds. Pre-orders will begin at 12am ET on March 30. As an additional incentive, customers who pre-order the S8 or S8+ will receive a Gear VR with Controller for free. There’s also a premium bundle that throws in a 256GB microSD card and AKG Bluetooth headphones for an additional $99. Colors for the US include Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, and Arctic Silver. Coral Blue and Maple Gold colors will also be available in select markets. In the US, the Galaxy S8 will retail for $750, while the S8+ will cost $850.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Hands-on: The death of the bezel
Source: Mobile Syrup English
While it’s impossible to know how reliable the S8 and S8+ will be given the device hasn’t been released to the public yet, the company recently revealed it now has an eight-step quality assurance process for battery production and that it’s committed to “quality innovation.”
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ Hands On: Defining the Future
Source: Lowyat.net English
As far as first impressions go, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ definitely left quite a mark. The relentless leaks definitely poured some cold water on the hype, but seeing the real thing in person still left most of us at the global launch event thoroughly impressed.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus review
Source: PC Advisor English
As with the regular Galaxy S8, we're really impressed by the Galaxy S8 Plus. Samsung has done a great job of making last year's models even better. However our initial thought is that, with both offering the infinity edge screen, there's not much reason to spend an extra £90 unless you really want a slightly bigger screen and larger battery.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus puts more screen in its screen (hands-on)
Source: CNet English
So far, the Galaxy S8 Plus seems like a phone capable of bringing even more screen real estate to buyers who just can't get enough, but we'll have to wait for the final review unit to see how well it really fits and feels day to day, especially against big-screen rivals like the iPhone 7 Plus and Google Pixel XL.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2017
All We Know: Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+
Source: Unbox English
With all the bells and whistles of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, it’s only understandable that the phones will be quite expensive when it arrives in the Philippines. Prolific leaker Evan Blass posted expected European pricing for both phones a few days ago and it isn’t pretty. Even accounting the fact that European pricing will always be higher due to higher taxes, you can expect the Galaxy S8 to be priced near the 40K mark, while the Galaxy S8+ will certainly be in the low 40’s. That’s pricing approaching iPhone territory, though you will have to consider that both devices use large, hard-to-produce curved Super AMOLED panels. Still, that price though.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/27/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus hands-on: Welcome to a new era
Source: Android Authority English
Our first look at the Samsung Galaxy S8 makes us excited to get our hands on the review units sooner rather than later, but the release information currently puts pre-orders at March 30, with the phone making it into your hands by April 21. Most carriers in the US will be offering the Galaxy S8 for $750 and the Galaxy S8 Plus for $850.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/26/2017

Foreign Reviews

Das Grosse Mit Dem Gewissen Extra
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/08/2017
Das Grosse Mit Dem Gewissen Extra
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/01/2017
Samsung zieht groß auf
Source: Frankfurter Allgemeine German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 und Galaxy S8 Plus
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Galaxy S8 & S8+ ausprobiert
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Der neue König der Riesen
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/29/2017
7 grandes Desventajas del Galaxy S8 Plus que debes conocer
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Negative: Thick and heavy; inflexible Bixby assisstant.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/02/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 y S8+, ¿valen la pena?
Source: Media Trends Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice display; good hardware; high performance; impressive Bixby assisstant.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/01/2017
Las Ventajas y Desventajas del Galaxy S8 Plus más sobresalientes
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Excellent display; decent hardware; long battery life. Negative: Thick and heavy; inflexible Bixby assisstant.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/30/2017
Así son el Samsung Galaxy S8 y S8+
Source: Media Trends Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; excellent display; quick charging.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2017
90% Recensione Samsung Galaxy S8+ (S8 Plus): "la grande bellezza"
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
86% Samsung Galaxy S8+ recensione e pagella
Source: Batista70Phone Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 60% display: 100% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 60%
Samsung Galaxy S8+ Hands-On: Più Grande, Più Bello, Più Forte
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Attractive design. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 et S8+ : habile mariage entre l’esthétisme et la productivité
Source: Geekbecois French FR→EN
Positive: Impressive display; smart Bixby assistant; high performance.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 04/03/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8+, la prise en main
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Positive: Large screen; excellent display; long battery life; quick charge.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/30/2017
Prise En Main Du Samsung Galaxy S8+ : Plus Grand, Plus Beau, Plus Fort !
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Premium design; high performance; powerful hardware; large screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 i Galaxy S8+. Widziałem i bardzo chciałbym mieć mniejszego
Source: Galaktyczny Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Impressive design; excellent display; powerful hardware; high performance.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/30/2017
Kipróbáltuk: Samsung Galaxy S8 és S8+
Source: Geeks.hu HU→EN
Positive: Impressive design; excellent display; high autonomy; quick and wireless charging.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/30/2017

Comment

ARM Mali-G71 MP20: Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
8895 Octa: Exynos-9-SoC featuring 4 Samsung M1 cores (at 2.3 GHz) and 4 ARM Cortex-A53 power saving cores . Furthermore, an LPDDR4x memory controller, eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1, SD 3.0 support and an LTE Cat.16 1 Gbps (download) modem is integrated.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
6.2":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.172 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


92.03%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
Samsung Galaxy S8
Mali-G71 MP20

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Stefan Hinum, 2017-04-12 (Update: 2017-04-12)