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Samsung launches rugged Galaxy S8 Active

Samsung has launched its rugged version of the Galaxy S8 smartphone, the Galaxy S8 Active[1]. The S8 Active features a strong metal frame which is shock, shatter, water, and dust resistant, and will be available in the US from 11 August 2017. Other standout features of the S8 Active include:

  • Shatter-resistant 5.8-inch QHD screen.
  • 4,000mAh battery.
  • Samsung Knox, the defense-grade mobile security platform.
  • Bixby personal assistant.
  • “5G Evolution capable”.

Two colour options are available for the device: Meteor Gray or Titanium Gold.

“Our new Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is designed with tested durability and strength to address the needs of consumers who need a more rugged device for their lifestyle,” said Samsung.

The S8 Active’s hardware is based on the Samsung Galaxy S8[2].

S8 Active

Now read: When it’s cheaper to buy a smartphone from Takealot instead of taking out a contract[3]

References

  1. ^ Galaxy S8 Active (news.samsung.com)
  2. ^ Samsung Galaxy S8 (mybroadband.co.za)
  3. ^ When it’s cheaper to buy a smartphone from Takealot instead of taking out a contract (mybroadband.co.za)

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