Galaxy S6 Active vs Galaxy S8

Swappasaurus says...

Upgrading the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active to a newer generation Galaxy S8 brings a handful of hardware improvements. The biggest being the Galaxy S8's 5.8-inch 18.5:9 curved display and rear mounted fingerprint sensor (the S6 Active doesn't have a fingerprint sensor at all). Other upgrades include a Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, always-on display, micro SD card support, iris scanner, and USB-C charging port. The camera, although a slightly lower resolution 12MP sensor, also saw a slight improvement with dual pixel phase detection autofocus and faster f/1.7 aperture lens.

Price Comparison

Galaxy S6 Active vs Galaxy S8 Pricing

Prices for used Galaxy S8 start at $69. Pricing data for Galaxy S6 Active is not available at this time.

Color Choices

Galaxy S6 Active

Available in 3 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • White

Which Galaxy S6 Active color should you buy?

Galaxy S8

Available in 7 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Pink
  • Silver

Which color Galaxy S8 is the most popular?

Galaxy S6 Active vs Galaxy S8 Colors

The Galaxy S6 Active introduces five new colors not found in the Galaxy S8 color palette: Gold, Gray, Gold, Pink, and Silver. Both the Galaxy S6 Active and Galaxy S8 share two colors: Black and Blue. However, the Galaxy S6 Active does away with White, previously seen on the Galaxy S8.

Storage Options

Galaxy S6 Active

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 32GB
  • 64GB

Which Galaxy S6 Active storage should I buy?

Galaxy S8

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB

Which storage Galaxy S8 is the most popular?

Galaxy S6 Active vs Galaxy S8 Storage

The Galaxy S8 introduces one new storage option not found on the Galaxy S6 Active: 128GB. Both the Galaxy S6 Active and Galaxy S8 share one storage option: 64GB. However, the Galaxy S8 does not have options for 32GB, as seen on the Galaxy S6 Active.


Galaxy S6 Active

No reviews at this time

Galaxy S8

58 reviews 4.9 stars

Galaxy S6 Active vs Galaxy S8 Reviews

Users rate the Galaxy S8 at 4.9 of 5.0 stars. Reviews for Galaxy S6 Active are not currently available.

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