Samsung latest Galaxy S8 Active adds rugged edge for its flagship phones

As it did a year ago, and the prior year, Samsung has propelled a rough, ultra-ensured rendition of its leader telephone today, reporting the Galaxy S8 Active as an AT&T elite in the US. Basically, you get a thick external packaging and a greater battery for some additional money.

The telephone offers an indistinguishable measure of screen space from the Galaxy S8 – 5.8 crawls at a 18.5:9 viewpoint proportion – yet the bezels have been made marginally bigger to help with that additional roughness. The primary offering point is the insurance against stuns, shattering, water, and clean, with Samsung saying this is “the hardest Galaxy cell phone” it’s at any point made.

The handset is encased in a metal edge and guard produced using “military-review materials” in Samsung’s words, and is ensured to survive drops of up to five feet (1.52 meters). It can likewise work after submersion in up to five feet of water for up to 30 minutes, which is really coordinated by the S8 also.

Another motivation behind why you may pick this over another Galaxy telephone is the battery. It packs a 4,000 mAh battery, which beats the 3,000 mAh inside the Galaxy S8 and the 3,500 mAh inside the Galaxy S8+. To the extent alternate specs go, the S8 Active matches the telephones that preceded it, from the 12 MP raise confronting camera to the on-board Bixby shrewd colleague. It won’t not be as stylishly satisfying as Samsung’s other 2017 leaders, yet the S8 Active gives you the same amount of cell phone control in a body that is probably going to last a great deal longer – so it’s an issue of what is important most to you.

In case you’re a little confounded about where the new telephone fits in Samsung’s line-up, it’s a similar screen measure as the Galaxy S8, however somewhat bulkier in general. It’s likewise littler than the S8+, however about an indistinguishable cost from that telephone, on account of every one of those extra defensive materials.

Until further notice in any event, the gadget is select to AT&T in the US, and can be pre-requested tomorrow (Tuesday August 8) for a marked down date of Friday August 11. Accessible in “meteor dark” or “titanium gold,” it will cost you US$28.34 a month for 30 months with AT&T Next, or $849.99 at full retail cost.

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