Samsung Galaxy S8: How Does It Handle Speed, Durability, Drop And Water Tests?


Samsung Galaxy S8+

Samsung recently announced a new flagship smartphones famous as a Galaxy S8 and S8+, that are beautifully designed and have some really considerable specifications. Although a Galaxy S8 inclination will not be accessible on shelves until Apr 21st, a series of reviewers have been means to exam them out. Some of a tests that a Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been put by embody speed, scratch, dump and water.

Speed Tests

In a above video, YouTube channel XEETECHCARE conducted a speed exam of a new LG G6 opposite a Samsung Galaxy S8. The Galaxy S8 booted adult fast and surfaced a LG G6. The speed exam also showed that a Galaxy S8 installed adult a Phone, Viber, Twitter, Instagram, Subway Surfers, Smash Hit and Color Switch apps faster than a LG G6. However, a LG G6 installed adult a Settings app faster. It’s value mentioning that a LG G6 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor — that is comparison than a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 in a Galaxy S8.

In a opposite speed test, YouTube channel EverythingApplePro compared a Samsung Galaxy S8 opposite a iPhone 7 Plus. One of a initial things EverythingApplePro forked out was that a new app animations in iOS 10.3 worked out in Apple’s preference for this test. In terms of gaming, a iPhone 7 Plus is somewhat faster than a Galaxy S8. And a iPhone 7 Plus processed 4K video most faster than a Galaxy S8.

Surprisingly, all of a other apps were reset on a Galaxy S8 after it started estimate a 4K video given “the video trade demanded so many resources.” But using apps that are not as graphic-intensive like Snapchat, Instagram, Google Maps and Photoshop have allied bucket times between a dual devices.

Durability Test

The materials used to build a Samsung Galaxy S8 embody durable aluminum amalgamate and Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Corning says that Gorilla Glass 5 survives “1.6-meter, shoulder-height drops onto hard, severe surfaces adult to 80% of a time.” YouTube channel TechRax valid how volatile a Galaxy S8 is in a continuance exam above. As we can see, it takes a lot of bid to moment a shade with a produce and a knife.

Drop Test

TechRax also conducted dump tests on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7 from 5 feet high (roughly shoulder height). When both inclination were forsaken on a sides, there were conspicuous scratches and dents. And afterwards a displays on both inclination cracked on a second drops.

The iPhone 7 cracked some-more than a Galaxy S8 and was indeed obsolete on a second drop. Even with a cracked display, a Galaxy S8 remained organic so proof that Samsung’s flagship is some-more volatile this year compared to prior models.

Water Tests

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ underline IP68-rated H2O and dirt resistance. The IP68 rating indicates that a Galaxy S8 and S8+ is H2O resistant adult to 1.5 meters (4.92 feet) for 30 minutes. The iPhone 7 is IP67-rated H2O and dirt resistant, definition it can be submerged in 1 scale (3.28 feet) of H2O for adult to 30 minutes. So EverythingApplePro achieved a integrate of H2O tests involving an iPhone 7 and a Samsung Galaxy S8.

Testing a inclination in a tube of daub water:

In 3 feet of H2O during 3 minutes, both of a inclination seemed to be operative fine. But after 5 feet during 15 minutes, a iPhone 7 Home symbol stopped operative even yet a arrangement was still functional. The Galaxy S8 was still totally organic so it dominated in this test.

Testing a inclination in a Columbia River:

Then EverythingApplePro tested a Galaxy S8+ and a iPhone 7 Plus in a Columbia River located in a Pacific Northwest. Both phones survived a 5-foot, 10-foot, 15-foot, 20-foot and 30-foot tests underwater. The iPhone 7 Plus even survived a 50-foot test, though a Galaxy S8+ did not.

What Are Some Of The Other Galaxy S8 Specs?

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ have winding edges on a left- and right-sides of a displays. And a displays on a Galaxy S8 and S8+ inclination widen from edge-to-edge, a underline famous as “Infinity Screens.” Plus a 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+ Infinity Screens have 18.5:9 aspect ratios. The Infinity Screens on a Galaxy S8 inclination were done probable by carrying practical buttons located on a shade rather than earthy buttons. The Galaxy S8 also has an softened iris scanner built into a front-facing camera.

At a bottom of a inclination are a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB-C port, a microphone and a orator grill. On a right side is a energy symbol and a left side has a volume buttons along with a dedicated Bixby digital partner button. On a behind of a Galaxy S8 is a rear-facing camera sensor, a heart sensor and a fingerprint sensor.

In a U.S., a Galaxy S8 and S8+ inclination have Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors. In other countries, a inclination have Samsung Exynos 8895 processors. Both inclination have 12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear-facing cameras and 8-megapixel front-facing cameras, 4GB of RAM, 64GB built-in storage (up to 256GB of additional expandable storage with a microSD card), Bluetooth 5.0, wireless charging (Qi and PMA) and a Android 7.0 Nougat handling system. The S8 has a 3,000 mAh battery and a S8+ has a 3,500 mAh battery.

The Galaxy S8 also supports DeX. The Samsung DeX is a advancing hire that connects to a Galaxy S8 — that turns it into a desktop-like experience. You can also bond a mouse, keyboard and guard to a DeX.

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