Watch: Samsung Galaxy S8 Review By MKBHD (Marques Brownlee) (2017)


Samsung Galaxy S8: A Video Review From Marques Brownlee (MKBHD)

Item Price & Specs

Front Camera

  • 8MP AF
  • F1.7 Aperture

Rear Camera

  • Dual Pixel 12MP AF
  • OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • F1.7 Aperture
  • Panorama
  • Slow motion
  • Hyperlapse
  • Food mode
  • Save as RAW file


  • 4K video recording at 30 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)


  • Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor


  • 4GB RAM (LPDDR4) 64GB

Network & Connectivity

  • LTE Cat.16
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)


  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)

Water & Dust Resistance

  • IP68

Battery & Charging

  • 3000mAh
  • Fast Charging on wired and wireless
  • Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA

Sensors & Buttons

  • Iris Sensor
  • Pressure Sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Gyro Sensor
  • Geomagnetic Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • HR Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • RGB Light Sensor

Mentioned In The Video


  • Looks very good aesthetically
  • Quality and premium build quality
  • Small bezels
  • Automatic unlocking via the iris scanner
  • Wireless charging
  • High quality/resolution OLED screen


  • Awkward fingerprint sensor location
  • Permanent Bixby button that is not re-mappable
  • Some software works, others not so much
  • Price
  • Weak speakers

Should I Buy The Samsung Galaxy S8?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the latest flagship Android smartphone from Samsung. This is one of the most overhyped and anticipated new releases and for good reason. If you are interested in picking up a new phone and can afford the latest and greatest that android has to offer, then this would be a good pickup.

Long story short if the look of your phone is just as important as the features and performance, than you can’t go wrong with the Samsung Galaxy S8. If you have small hands you may want to think twice, but I don’t think that’s a reason to skip this.

Where Can I Buy The Samsung Galaxy S8?

You can purchase this phone from all the major phone retailers, but here are some links for your connivence.

Samsung Store

Best Buy





Big Thanks To Marques Brownlee (MKBHD)!

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