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The Galaxy S8 Active will not be unique to AT&T, a brand new leak says. If it is true, then T-Mobile may supply the rugged model of Samsung’s flagship quickly.
( Evan Blass | Twitter )
It’s been a very long time coming, however a brand new leak says that T-Mobile will quickly carry the Galaxy S8 Active, the rugged model of Samsung’s flagship.
If this seems to be true, then AT&T will not have an unique stranglehold on Samsung’s “active” variants.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Leaked
The leak comes from the often dependable Evan Blass or @evleaks, who has monitor document with regards to these items. In different phrases, there’s some good weight on this rumor.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active for T-Mobile [first reported: https://t.co/aWxlwQQ4rU] pic.twitter.com/Hh4FxxBON6
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) Oct. 12, 2017
As everybody can see, the Galaxy S8 Active is rather like the sort that AT&T has, from the rugged physique to the bolstered corners that mitigate sturdy impacts. The solely distinction right here is within the upper-left nook that reads “T-Mobile” as a substitute of “AT&T,” however that is simply stating the plain.
On an fascinating word, the date on the cellphone is Nov. 22, and if it is something to go by, that might simply be the discharge date. That’s a reasonably large “if,” although.
Galaxy S8 Active vs. Standard Galaxy S8
As a refresher, the Galaxy S8 Active is mainly the identical as the usual Galaxy S8 throughout the board by way of specs.
It’s additionally price mentioning that apart from the additional sturdiness due to its metallic body, it is filled with a bigger four,000 mAh battery as a substitute of a three,000 mAh pack. However, all these niceties for the sake of toughness and longevity include a worth, and it is the edge-to-edge Infinity Display, to not point out that it weighs a bit extra at zero.45 kilos than zero.34 kilos.
Under the hood, although, it nonetheless homes the identical Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 for the U.S. and Chinese variants, four GB of RAM, 12-megapixel rear-facing sensor, and Eight-megapixel entrance snapper, together with wi-fi charging help, a fingerprint scanner, an iris scanner, and a heart-rate sensor, to call a couple of.
In plain English, that is simply the factor for customers who’ve hassle getting one due to its restricted service availability or for many who merely do not need to keep on with AT&T.
More importantly, what this tells us is that AT&T’s exclusivity cope with Samsung appears to be like prefer it’s about to come back to an finish.
However, it is nonetheless beneficial to take this information with a grain of salt till Samsung or T-Mobile publicizes one thing official because it’s nonetheless only a rumor and leak, in any case.
For the document, the Galaxy S8 Active is already obtainable from AT&T for $28.34 a month beneath a 30-month plan or $849.99.
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