Mar 31, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition Specifications and Price

After releasing Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus, Samsung has yet released the Microsoft Edition of the Galaxy S8 smartphone. This means that the phone will come pre-installed with Microsoft apps and will be given prime place on the homepage; you will get to see apps like Cortana, Outlook, Office, Skype and OneDrive, Skype, Office, One Note, Bing, and Groove.

The Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition will be available from April 21 from Microsoft Store in the USA. Perhaps this will be a US-only project. Below is the detailed specifications for this phone, as well as the price also.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition Specifications and Price

Technology

  • GSM: GSM
  • 3G: HSDPA
  • 4G: LTE 1(2100) / 2(1900) / 3(1800) / 4(1700/2100) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 12(700) / 13(700) / 17(700) / 18(800) / 19(800) / 20(800) / 25(1900) / 26(850) / 28(700) / 38(2600) / 39(1900) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM – Single and dual SIM variants
  • OS: Android OS v7.0 Nougat + Microsoft apps pre-installed


Design

  • Dimensions: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 155 g
  • Display: 5.8-inch 1440 x 2560 pixels, 568 PPI, Super AMOLED Curved display, Always-on display, with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Build: Aluminum body + Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel + IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
  • Colours: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Iris, Accelerometer, Proximity, gyro, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2


Hardware

  • Processor Type: 64-bit Octa-core 2.45 GHz
  • Processor Name: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8890, depending on region
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 540 / Mali-T880 MP12
  • RAM: 4 GB / 6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD card up to 256 GB (dedicated in single SIM variant)
  • Cloud Storage: 115 GB OneDrive


Camera

  • Rear: Dual 12 megapixel, f/1.7, 26mm, autofocus, OIS, LED flash, HDR
  • Video recording: dual-video rec., 2160p @ 60 fps
  • Front-facing: 8 megapixel, Auto HDR


Multimedia

  • Music Support: mp3, aac, aac+, eaac+, amr
  • Audio: Regular
  • Loudspeaker: Stereo
  • Video Support: mpeg4, h.263, h.264
  • FM Radio: Yes


Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB v3.1; USB-C


Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Apps: Cortana, Outlook, Office, Skype and OneDrive, Skype, and Office
  • Payment: Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
  • Charging: Adaptive Fast Charging
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-ion 3,000 mAh
  • Announced: March 29, 2017
  • Availability: April 21, 2017
  • Launch Price: $750 / €809

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  1. Samsung is about to lose money. This experiment flopped on NOKIA and nearly made Nokia become irrelevant. If not for there comeback this year. I know how hard it was to sell Nokia phones that isn't feature phone. Can you imagine.

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