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Samsung Galaxy S8

Price in Kenya KSh36,500.00
updated 13th June 2019

Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications

DISPLAY5.8 inches, 83.6% screen-to-body ratio, 1440 pixels x 2960 pixels resolution, 18.5:9 ratio (570ppi density)
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
OSAndroid v7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android v9.0 (Pie)
CHIPSETExynos 8895 Octa
CPUOcta-core 2.3GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G71 MP20
STORAGE64GB, microSD up to 512GB - hybrid slot
CAMERASBack: Single: 12MP, f/1.7, 26mm-wide, OIS, dual pixel PDAF, LED flash, panorama, geo-tagging, auto-HDR, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps videos
Front: Single: 8MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p, dual video call, Auto-HDR, AF
SENSORSIris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
BATTERY3000mAh battery, non-removable
COLORSMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red
EXTRASIP68 dust & waterproof

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DIMENSIONS148.9mm x 68.1mm x 8mm
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Samsung Galaxy S8 is a flagship offering from Samsung built with a top of the line specs profile. It sports a 5.8-inch Quad HD display and is backed by a non-removable 3000mAh battery pack. Powering this device is an Octa-core Exynos 8895 Octa chipset that is paired with 4GB of RAM. This device comes with single 12MP rear lenses and an 8MP front-facing lens. It has 64GB of expandable in-built storage space and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. This phone has dual SIM slots. Other variants of Samsung S8 from Samsung include Samsung S9, Samsung S10 & Samsung S8 Plus.

Price on Jumia

The price of this mobile phone on Jumia was KSh. 38,000 the last time we checked.

Jumia Kenya is undoubtedly one of the biggest largest shops in the country. It is a multivendor online shopping site with many sellers showcasing their phones and other products. We always pick the lowest product price we find.  Samsung S8 price on Jumia indicated here is updated weekly. Jumia Kenya takes 1 to 8 days to deliver products ordered depending on your location and the nature of the product.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Price in Kenya – Safaricom

Safaricom is one of the largest telecommunication companies in Kenya. You can buy Samsung products in Safaricom shops. To check whether this phone is available in these shops, you will have to go to the one nearest to you. These shops are in all key towns and cities in the country. One of the benefits of buying a phone at Safaricom shops is the fact that you can take advantage of your Bonga points to get a reduced price.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Price In KenyaSpecifications Review

Introduction & Performance

Samsung S8 is a 2017 flagship offering from the South Korean smartphone maker. This unit offers quality specs sheet that includes a super bright display and powerful chipset. It is durably built with IP68 ratings. At the back, there is a fingerprint sensor along with its single camera setup. This mobile phone comes with an Octa-core Exynos 8895 SoC which is paired with 4GB of RAM. The Galaxy S8 promises a seamless and lag-free smartphone experience and performances.

Display & Battery

The Samsung S8 features a 5.8-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display with no notch. The display offers sharp image contrast due to its high 570ppi density and is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. Videos and games look great on the vivid display with minimal bezels. This smartphone is powered by a 3000mAh battery which can keep lights on throughout the day. There are also fast & wireless charging technologies

Camera & Platform

In terms of imaging, this smartphone comes with 12-megapixel primary shooter and an 8-megapixel front shooter. The rear sensors can shoot high-quality images and videos even in low-light places thanks to the powerful LED flash. You can also take great shots and videos with 4K resolution. The front-facing camera captures quality selfies and can be used for video calls. This phone comes with Android 8.1 (Oreo) out of the box. Android Pie is available for upgrade.

Storage & Connectivity

Samsung S8 has an internal storage space of 64GB which can be expanded using a microSD card up to 512GB. It’s a hybrid slot. For connectivity, this device provides several options including 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB 3.1 port.

Samsung Galaxy S8 In Kenya

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