After launching its latest flagship smartphone, Samsung now has announced its rugged version of Galaxy S8, touted as the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active smartphone. As I mentioned above, it is rugged version so it is IP68 certified, meaning dust and water resistance over 1.5 meter up to 30 minutes.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Features

The smartphone features a 5.8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display that carries the support for 1080 x 2960 pixels screen resolution at 568 of ppi pixel density. There is also a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layer that protects your phone’s screen from scratches and being damaged.

The latest phone runs on the seventh generation Android 7.0 Nougat operating system out of the box. And it is powered by the Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 octa core processor. For graphics, there is an Adreno 540 graphics processor. On the storage front, the smartphone is equipped with 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of internal storage. The phone also comes with the support for MicroSD card up to 256GB.

As far as the camera is concerned, the smartphone sports a 12 megapixel rear camera with an f/1.7 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash. While on the front of the device, there is an 8 megapixel front facing camera with an f/1.7 aperture for capturing selfies and making video calls.

To power the device, there is a Non-removable Li-Ion 4,000 mAh battery buried inside with the support for fast battery charging technology (Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0). The Galaxy S8 Active smartphone is available in various color options, including Meteor Gray and Tungsten Gold.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specs

  • 8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display
  • 1080 x 2960 pixels screen resolution
  • 568 of ppi pixel density
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Android 7.0 Nougat operating system
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 octa core processor
  • Adreno 540 graphics processor
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB of internal storage
  • Expandable storage: up to 256GB through a MicroSD card
  • 12 megapixel rear camera
  • 8 megapixel front facing camera
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 4,000 mAh battery
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
  • Color options: Meteor Gray and Tungsten Gold

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Price

If you are interested, you can grab this Samsung Galaxy S8 Active smartphone for an amount of $849.