Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Steps Into the Spotlight

Lately, the internet has been buzzing with rumors and speculations regarding Samsung’s special Active edition of Galaxy S8. Fortunately, we don’t need to wait anymore because Samsung has finally decided to unveil Galaxy S8 Active. The South Korean based tech giant probably noticed that everyone already knows all the important features that Galaxy S8 Active is going to feature because everything has already been leaked and thought that it would be a good idea to simply take advantage of the hype and unveil it.

Galaxy S8 Active

In case you are wondering what’s making this special Galaxy S8 edition so highly desirable, then you should know that it is very resistant. The smartphone has been specially designed for people who enjoy owning a smartphone without having to worry that it’s display will crack at the first drop. Furthermore, the smartphone’s display has been coated in Corning Gorilla Glass 5 which enhances its scratch and crack resistance.

Design Changes

In order to make this smartphone so resistant, Samsung had to compromise on some design ques such as the highly popular Infinity display. The bezels are not huge, but they are a little bit bigger than the standard model. However, the 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display is still capable of offering a high pixel resolution of 1440 x 2960 and a pixel density of 568 ppi.

Metal Frame

One of the coolest things about this smartphone is that its rear and sides are covered with a metal frame. The back is also made out of polycarbonate material which is able to easily handle drops. However, what’s really important is that Galaxy S8 Active is MIL-STD-810G compliant and IP68 certified. This means that the smartphone is basically immune to salt, rain, vibration, dust, solar radiation and it is even waterproof. In fact, Galaxy S8 Active can be kept under water at a depth of 1.5 meters for 30 minutes and nothing will happen to it.

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