Samsung has launched Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus back in March this year. A rugged version of S8 has already been part of several leaks and rumors. Yesterday, it was surfaced on the Weibo with key specs revealed, which, actually look authentic. Now, notorious tipster Evan Blass has posted a render of the device on Twitter, a similar image but with high-resolution.
Galaxy S8 Active pic.twitter.com/fcOHKzZnLW
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) July 29, 2017
Unlike the S8, the device seems bulkier, big edges around the corner where we are getting bezel-less infinity on standard Galaxy S8. But it is said to adopt some handy protection features such as the IP68 rating for dust and water resistance; similar can be found in S8 and MIL-STD 810G (Military grade certification) standard for enhanced durability. The device might not be looking that attractive, but when it comes to durability, it will definitely survive better than the regular smartphones. Additionally, The rugged design triggered to encourage its weight to 208 grams.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Expected Specifications
- 5.8 inches 1440 x 2960 pixels QHD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
- 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, micro SD slot for external storage
- 4000 mAh battery
- Android 7.1.1, Nougat OS
- MIL-STD 810G, IP68
- Dimensions: 152 x 64.8 x 9.9 mm
- Weight: 208 grams
- 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture
- 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture
- Release Date: 23/08/2017 (unofficial)
Furthermore, The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is rumored to pack 5.8 inches Super AMOLED 2K display, 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 4000 mAh battery, Snapdragon 835 processor and remaining things will continue to be the same equivalent to S8. As we know, The company is holding a launch event to unpack the Note 8 on 23 August, alongside, The S8 Active could be announced on the same date.