Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is the bigger variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8 which comes with a bigger screen and a larger battery capacity. The Galaxy S8 Plus comes with only a bigger screen so it was made for anyone who wants a big screen and Samsung added a little more battery to compensate the bigger screen. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus price in Nigeria, it’s specifications and features will be written in this article. Join me as we unravel the specs and features of this phone.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Key Specs
• 6·2 inches Super AMOLED display
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset or Exynos 8895 chipset
• 4GB of RAM
• 64GB built-in storage
• 12MP rear camera
• 8MP front-facing camera
• 3,500 mAh battery
• Fast charging support
• Qi/PMA wireless charging support
• 4G LTE network support
Design and Body
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus design is very similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8, it features the same curved glass and metal design. It lost the home button which was replaced by an onscreen home button that offers 3D touch. The Galaxy S8 Plus is covered by the state of art Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back which make it scratch-resistant and immune to easy damage. The S8 Plus has a depth of 8.1 mm and weighs about 173 grams so holding it in your hands for a long time is no ish. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is IP68 certified so it is water and dust resistant and can survive in 1.5 metres deep water form up to 30 mins. On the sides, there’s the new dedicated Bixby Intelligent Digital Assistance launch button then the power and volume buttons.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus sports a 6.2 inches Super AMOLED display with QHD+ resolution of 1440×2960 pixels with an amazing 529 pixels per inch density. The display is very sharp and crisp thanks to the 1440p resolution. You’ll surely enjoy playing games and watching movies on this phone. It also has the always-on display feature which displays date&time and other useful notifications.
Processor and Memory
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset if you’re in USA or China, if you’re in the EMEA region it is powered by an octa-core Exynos 8895 chipset. You get Mali G71 MP20 GPU if you’re using the EMEA model and Adreno 540 in USA and China.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB built-in storage. If you’re using the dual SIM model you will have a hybrid micro SD card slot for expanding the storage.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Plus has a 12MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture which features Optical Image Stabilization and dual pixel PDAF. The rear camera can record 4K videos at 30 fps, 1080p videos at 30/60 fps and 720p videos at 240 fps.
On the front, we have a new improved 8MP front camera which takes great selfies. It can record 1440p videos at 30 fps.
Network and Connectivity
The Galaxy SO Plus offers Gigabit LTE class with the download speed of up to 1024 Mbps and upload speed of up to 150 Mbps. The phone supports 4G LTE in almost all countries and supports the 4G bands of all major internet provider in Nigeria. It supports the following LTE bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28 on single SIM global version. However, it supports more 4G bands on the dual SIM global version.
It supports Bluetooth 5.0 and is the first phone to do so, it comes with dual-band WiFi 5, GPS, NFC, WiFi Direct and Hotspot. It has USB 3.1 Type C reversible connector.
Battery and Charging
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus comes with a 3,500 mAh non-removable battery which is about 500 mAh more than Galaxy S8. The S8 Plus has support for Quick Charge 2.0 and up to 15W fast charging. It also supports Qi/PMA wireless charging.
Samsung Galaxy S8 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung Experience UI out of the box and is upgradeable to Android 9 Pie with One UI.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus price in Nigeria starts at around 90,000 Naira depending on your location and whether you’re buying it new or used. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus price starts at $212.19 in top international online stores like AliExpress.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor which is beside the rear camera and also an iris scanner on the front for biometric security. It retains the 3.5 mm audio jack which most flagships presently tend to ignore.