Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Active

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The Galaxy S8 Active is the ruggedized version of the Galaxy S8. Although they share the same key specs, the S8 Active adds MIL-STD810G certification for use under extreme conditions, as well as a significantly larger 4000 mAh battery compared to the 3000 mAh battery on the S8. Aside from these differences, the two phones share nearly identical specs. Both pack a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED at 570ppi, a Snapdragon 835 processor, IP68 water and dust resistance, 4GB RAM, and 64GB of internal storage.

Price Comparison

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Active Pricing

Galaxy S8 prices start at $97, which is cheaper than the Galaxy S8 Active low price of $103.

Specs Comparison

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Size

Size Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Active
Width 68 mm 2.7 inches 75 mm 3.0 inches
Height 149 mm 5.9 inches 152 mm 6.0 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches 10 mm 0.4 inches
Weight 155 g 5.5 ounces 208 g 7.3 ounces

Camera

Camera Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Active
Primary 12.2 MP 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024 4032x3024

Screen

Display Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Active
Resolution 1440x2960 1440x2960
Screen Size 147 mm 5.8 in 147 mm 5.8 in
Pixels Per Inch 568 ppi 568 ppi

Battery

Battery Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Active
Capacity 3000 mAh 4000 mAh
USB USB-C USB-C

Processing

Processor Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Active
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Color Choices

Galaxy S8

Available in 7 colors:

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

Which Galaxy S8 color should you buy?

Galaxy S8 Active

Available in 3 colors:

  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Gray

Which color Galaxy S8 Active is the most popular?

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Active Colors

Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Active share three colors: Blue, Gold, and Gray. However, the Galaxy S8 does away with Black, Gold, Pink, and Silver, previously seen on the Galaxy S8 Active.

Storage Options

Galaxy S8

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB

Which Galaxy S8 storage should I buy?

Galaxy S8 Active

Choose from 1 storage option:

  • 64GB

Which storage Galaxy S8 Active is the most popular?

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Active Storage

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

Reviews

Galaxy S8

58 reviews 4.9 stars

Galaxy S8 Active

No reviews at this time

Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Active Reviews

The Galaxy S8 is rated by users at 4.9 of 5.0 stars. Review data for Galaxy S8 Active is not available at this time.

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