Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Coming to T-Mobile and Sprint

The Galaxy Active line was once exclusive to AT&T is expanding. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is arriving at Sprint and T-Mobile. The phone was announced oddly in August, right before the Galaxy Note8. Check out the specs and pricing below

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Specs:  

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Display: 5.8” Quad HD
Cameras:  12 Mp rear-facing camera  / 8-megapixel front-facing camera
Battery: 4,000 mah nonremovable
Connectivity : Nano SIM / USB-C / Headphone Jack
OS: Android Nougat 7.0 with Samsung Experience
Features: Shatter-resistant, water-resistant, dust-resistant

T-Mobile Pricing and Availability

$100 down | $30/ month for 24 months. Full price $820.

You can order it online starting November 17, and pick it up in participating stores November 22nd. Get more information from T-Mobile HERE

No information on Sprint’s price and availability yet.

The Galaxy S8 Active features (From Samsung) :

  • Military-grade durability – Engineered from high-strength aluminum and protective bumpers for military-grade durability, the shock, shatter[ii], and dust and water-resistant[iii] Galaxy S8 Active withstands tough hits and falls.
  • Shatter-resistant screen – This device features a shatter-resistant screen that protects against accidental drops while delivering the bright, vivid colors of the 5.8-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Display[iv].
  • Long-lasting battery – The Galaxy S8 Active contains a large, long-lasting 4,000 mAh battery that can go more than a day of usage on a single charge[v]. With Samsung’s most advanced fast charge and fast wireless charge[vi] capabilities, you can quickly and conveniently power up to get on with your day.
  • Powerful performance – Featuring a 10nm processor, the device enables heightened speed and efficiency. It’s gigabit LTE ready, with support for up to 1 Gbps, so you can download files wherever your daily adventures take you.
  • Advanced camera – The advanced Dual Pixel 12MP F1.7 rear camera and 8MP F1.7 Smart autofocus front camera deliver bright and sharp photos, even in low-light conditions.
  • Meet Bixby – Bixby[vii] is a smarter way to use your Galaxy S8 Active and helps you get more done. It makes it easier to navigate through select apps, services and settings with a combination of voice commands and touch. Voice capabilities allow you to do many things normally done with touch, such as completing simple tasks like turning on the flashlight, taking a screen shot or a selfie. You can use the camera to identify landmarks, translate foreign languages or shop for products online right from the phone.
  • Activity Zone – With a simple swipe to the right of the home screen or the press of the Bixby button, Bixby greets you with quick access to active lifestyle features such as a stopwatch, barometer, compass, and flashlight.
  • Government-trusted Security – The Galaxy S8 Active is secured from the chip up with Samsung Knox, the defense-grade mobile security platform designed to protect the integrity of the device. Samsung Knox[viii] has become a trusted and robust security solution with 29 governments trusting it to secure their workforce. It also offers a selection of biometric features such as fingerprint and iris scanners.

Author: Analie Cruz

Analie Cruz is a Mobile Editor for Tech We Like. She specializes in mobile reviews for the site. A lover of all things technology, she uses gadgets for work and fun, but mostly fun. Your typical girly girl, one phone isn't enough. Currently using an iPhone 7 Plus and a Samsung Galaxy Note 5. You can find her playing with her many gadgets, pets or enjoying the many sites New York City has to offer. Her latest quest? Finding all things chic and geek! Follow her on social media as @YummyANA (on Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, and Snapchat) for updates!

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