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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the battery and camera are on the whole positive. The design and durability are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the usability and price.

performance, durability, design, camera, battery

price, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 hands-on review

 

Giving buttons and bezels the boot shows Samsung can still deliver the goods

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Mark Knapp (techradar.com)

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active review

 

Changing the best Android phone is a good way to spoil it

Battery life that forgives forgetfulness ; Beautiful, pixel-dense display ; A fantastic camera

Costs more than a standard Galaxy S8 with a great case ; 4K video is a lost cause ; Poor button and sensor placements

A lot of high-performance hardware held back by unfriendly UI and poor design choices. Only for AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile customers who want a rugged Galaxy S8 and can’t fathom buying a case, but can spend up to $280 extra.

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Jessica Dolcourt (cnet.co.uk)

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active review

 

Confession: If it weren't for the Galaxy S8 Active's monster battery life, I'd tell you to buy the regular Galaxy S8 and a good case.

The Galaxy S8 Active has an all-day battery -- about 24 hours in our tests -- and has a sturdier body that’s basically a built-in case. It keeps the S8’s waterproofing and wireless charging.

Its flat screen isn’t as sharp as the regular S8's, and the S8 Active does away with the hardware buttons that helped give the original its identity.

The Galaxy S8 Active is a great phone, but if battery life isn’t your top concern, you’ll save money buying a regular Galaxy S8 and a case.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Gordon Gottsegen (cnet.co.uk)

Samsung Galaxy S8 rumored to have two rear cameras, no home button

 

Speculation is brewing that the Galaxy S8 will undergo drastic physical and hardware changes.

Expert review by : Gordon Gottsegen (cnet.co.uk)

Samsung Galaxy S8 could be an Edge-only phone

 

A new report from The Korea Herald says that Samsung is considering getting rid of flat displays for their Galaxy line, and making curved-screen phones only.

Expert review by : Richard Goodwin (knowyourmobile.com)

The Best Samsung Galaxy S8 Deals For 2018 (The #1 Offers)

 

The Samsung Galaxy S8, without doubt, is one of the best Android phones ever created.

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by : Kyle Wiggers (digitaltrends.com)

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active review

 

The Galaxy S8 Active stands up to concrete, water, and whatever else you throw its way.

Durable design ; Long-lasting battery ; Speedy processor ; Great camera

Weak speaker ; Chunky looks

The Galaxy S8 Active is the Galaxy S8 in different clothing — perhaps a waterproof, shock-resistant vest. For the most part, it’s uncompromising. On the inside there’s the same processor, storage, sensors, and radios as the S8, and Samsung has taken...

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Jessica Dolcourt (cnet.com)

Your less breakable Galaxy S8 with a 24-hour battery is here

 

The Galaxy S8 Active toughens up Samsung's everyday phone.

The Galaxy S8 Active has an all-day battery -- about 24 hours in our tests -- and has a sturdier body that’s basically a built-in case. It keeps the S8’s waterproofing and wireless charging.

Its flat screen isn’t as sharp as the regular S8's, and the S8 Active does away with the hardware buttons that helped give the original its identity.

The Galaxy S8 Active is a great phone, but if battery life isn’t your top concern, you’ll save money buying a regular Galaxy S8 and a case.

Oct, 2017

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Ajay Kumar (pcmag.com)

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

 

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active takes the best phone of the year, makes it tougher, and packs in a bigger battery. It's the ultimate rugged phone—but it's only available on AT&T.

Rugged build. Gorgeous screen. Best processor and modem available. Long-lasting battery.

Not available on carriers other than AT&T. Some bloatware.

For a $100 premium over the standard S8, the Galaxy S8 Active gets you more battery life and increased durability. If you're looking for a phone that can stand up to abuse and doesn't compromise on performance, it's your best option and our Editors'...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Hubert Nguyen (ubergizmo.com)

Galaxy S8 Active Review

 

The Galaxy S8 Active was released in August 2017 and was initially targeted at the high-end rugged phones market. At publishing time, the Galaxy...

Excellent Performance ; Excellent Display ; Excellent Camera

Commands a price premium

GALAXY S8 ACTIVE LEAVES COMPETING RUGGED HANDSETS IN THE DUST

Sep, 2017
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