|[November 07, 2017]
Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Expands to Sprint and T-Mobile
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today announced the Samsung Galaxy S8
Active, previously only on AT&T, will now be available through Sprint (News - Alert)
and T-Mobile in Meteor Gray starting this month. The Galaxy S8 Active
delivers military-grade durability1 with a long-lasting
battery to get the most out of your day and the performance you expect
from a Galaxy S smartphone.
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The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active in Meteor Gray will be available on the Sprint and T-Mobile (News - Alert) networks later this month. (Photo: Business Wire)
The Galaxy S8 Active features:
Military-grade durability - Engineered from high-strength
aluminum and protective bumpers for military-grade durability, the
shock, shatter2, and dust and water-resistant3
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
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 charge5. With Samsung's (News - Alert) most advanced fast charge
and fast wireless charge6 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 (News - Alert) 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.
- Bixby7 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 wit 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 Knox8
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.
To learn more about the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, visit: Samsung
U.S. Newsroom or Samsung.com
1 Military Grade Design: This device passed military
specification (MIL-STD-810G) testing against a subset of 21 specific
environmental conditions, including temperature, dust, shock/vibration,
and low pressure/high altitude. Device may not perform as shown in all
extreme conditions. See user manual.
resistant: Screen is shatter-resistant up to 5 feet on a flat surface.
Water and dust resistant: Resistant up to 5 feet of water for up to
30 minutes; rinse residue/dry after wet.
measures diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the
5 Average expected performance
based on typical use. Actual battery life depends on factors such as
network, features selected, frequency of calls, and voice, data and
other application-usage patterns. Results may vary.
Fast charging requires Adaptive Fast Charging (AFC) or Quick Charge
2.0-compatible charger to work. Testing under laboratory conditions.
Results may vary. Battery power consumption depends on factors such as
network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features
selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of
calls and voice, data and other applications usage patterns.
Bixby: Voice command recognizes English (US) and Korean. Not all
accents, dialects and expressions recognized. Service ability may vary
by country or carrier. Voice command works with a select, growing list
of Samsung and third-party apps; see "Apps with Voice" in Bixby for list
of compatible apps.
8 Knox is a mark for a
Samsung device tested for security and is specifically configured with
enterprise use in mind. For information about Samsung's Knox device,
please refer to www.samsung.com/us/knox.
About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America,
Inc. (SEA), is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics,
mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of
today's technology and providing consumers and organizations with a
portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment,
Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality,
wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading
content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video,
customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones
and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America's fastest growing home
appliance brands. To discover more about Samsung, please visit www.samsung.com.
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ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs,
smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network
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