Samsung to launch Galaxy S8 Plus: Samsung Galaxy S8 plus specs and release date

  • Samsung Galaxy S8  Specs and release date, the Galaxy S8 Plus to come with Samsung S-Pen.

  • Samsung to launch Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone with a 6-inch display to fill space of discontinued Galaxy Note 7.


Samsung is preparing to launch Plus version Galaxy S8 in the MWC event in Barcelona. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus version comes in 6-inch Super AMOLED display with Samsung S-Pen.


Samsung Galaxy S8 plus specs and release date

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specs
Release Date 28 February 2017 (MWC)
Display Size 6-inch
Display Type Super AMOLED
Display Resolution 4K ((3,840 x 2,160) pixels
Display Protection Gorilla Glass 5
Design Curved from both panel (Symmetric Design from both side)
Rear Camera 16-Megapixel dual focus pixel
Front Camera 8-Megapixel dual focus pixel
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (based on 10NM)
Graphic Adreno 530
IRIS Scanner Yes
Bluetooth 5.0 ( 4 times as faster as Bluetooth 4.0)
Herman Audio Yes (dual stereo speaker)
Connectivity USB Type-C
Quick Charge Yes Quick Charge 4.0 (5 hours battery charge in just 5 minutes)
Always On Dispaly Yes
Battery 5,000 mAh (probably double capacity battery from MIT)
Stylus Pen S-Pen
Storage 64GB inbuilt
Memory Expansion Yes, up to 1TB
Water Resistance IP68 certified water and dust proof

IRIS scanning on Galaxy S8 Plus

The Samsung s8 plus has IRIS scanner on the top. The scanner offers world’s most secure security system. It recognizes your eyes. Next time when you have to unlock the s8 or s8 plus you can unlock with your eyes. Furthermore, IRIS scanner security system helps to hide important files inside the S8 Plus phone.


Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: Bluetooth 5.0

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus both have Bluetooth 5.0 which is 4 times faster than the Galaxy S7 Bluetooth 4.0. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Bluetooth can transmit data at 2MBPS.


Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus with 6-inch Super AMOLED 4K display

The Galaxy S8 Plus has bigger display and needs more pixel to provide smooth color. So, Samsung has packed 4K resolution inside the Galaxy S8 Plus. Galaxy S8 Plus has ”Always On” display which shows notifications 24 hours on the s8 screen while consuming less battery.


Galaxy S8 Plus: Herman Speaker and Qualcomm 835 chip

Samsung’s recent acquisition brought a lot benefit to the company. That is why the Samsung is assembling Herman speaker on Galaxy S8 Plus model. The S8’s speaker offers deep and crisp sound.

          As well as the new Snapdragon 835 chip powers the Galaxy S8 Plus. Samsung and Qualcomm both partnered to make this chip which is why the Samsung has the direct advantage of using it on Galaxy S8 Plus.


Galaxy S8 Plus with S-Pen

Samsung galaxy s8 is the first phone to have S-pen in its s-series. The phone has Samsung’s newly built S-pen which helps to create Gifs, interacts with apps and write quick notes. The s-pen makes Galaxy S8 Plus distinctive and smart.


Release date of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung is preparing to release Galaxy S8, S8 Edge and S8 Edge at a Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. However, the S8 Plus is expected to be unveiled in 28th February and sales will begin from the first week of March 2017.