Galaxy S8 Active • Buyer's Guide


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Avg Price: $166

Samsung released the Galaxy S8 Active in August 2017. This model arrived as part of the Galaxy S8 lineup, which also includes the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The Active branding means the phone was built with durability in mind. The Galaxy S8 Active is MIL-STD-810G compliant and has an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. This durability comes by way of an internal metal frame, and tougher exterior case materials. Outside of the added durability, the feature set includes a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED (2960 x 1440) display. Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, a micro SD memory card slot, 4,000 mAh non-removable battery, and a 12MP rear-facing camera. The Galaxy S8 Active also has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security, and support for Samsung DeX, which added support for Samsung’s desktop experience.

What are the Galaxy S8 Active color choices?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is available in 3 colors:

  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Gray

How much does the Galaxy S8 Active cost?

In August 2021, the average sale price for the 64 GB option was $161.

Carrier / Network

Which model is compatible with your carrier and/or network?

Which Galaxy S8 Active model should I buy?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is available in 2 models:

  • SM-G892U
  • SM-G892A

Galaxy S8 Active Family

Previous Generation Samsung Galaxy S
This Generation Samsung Galaxy S
Next Generation Samsung Galaxy S

The most common Samsung repairs include screen and battery replacement. Whether the victim of a drop or a spill, Swappa can help you find the best local repair option for your Galaxy S8 Active.

Repair Avg Cost
Diagnostic Services Free
Screen Repair $253
Battery Replacement $84
Camera Repair $100
Speaker Repair $90
Water Damage Repair $93
Charger Port Replacement $82

Galaxy S8 Active Specs

Physical
Size (L x W x D) 2.95in x 5.98in x 0.39in
Weight 208 grams
Display / Screen
Description Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors | 568 ppi | Gorilla Glass 5
Processor
Description Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
Memory
Description 4 Gb
Camera(s)
Main Camera 12 MP
Selfie Camera yes - 8 MP
Battery
Description 4000 mAh

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