9.5 out of 10 based on 13303 reviews

Samsung Galaxy S8


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Best Price: $527

  • User Score (13019)
    8.8 8.8 from 13019 reviewers
  • Expert Score (83)
    9.0 9.0 from 83 reviewers
  • Design (525)
    10 10 from 525 reviewers
  • Value for money (8)
    9.0 9.0 from 8 reviewers
  • Ease of use (2)
    7.5 7.5 from 2 reviewers
  • Performance (2)
    10 10 from 2 reviewers
  • Sound quality (37)
    10 10 from 37 reviewers
  • Sound (3)
    8.3 8.3 from 3 reviewers
  • Reliability (7)
    8.0 8.0 from 7 reviewers
  • Battery performance (25)
    9.0 9.0 from 25 reviewers
  • Display (22)
    10 10 from 22 reviewers
  • Functionality (107)
    10 10 from 107 reviewers
  • Build quality (21)
    9.5 9.5 from 21 reviewers
  • Camera (23)
    10 10 from 23 reviewers
  • Multimedia (22)
    10 10 from 22 reviewers
  • Battery life (406)
    9.7 9.7 from 406 reviewers
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  • Score Distribution

  • Expert Reviews

  1. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    5 August 2017

    Samsung shovels in the features (as usual) but at least the important ones are good... Very good. It's not cheap but it excels where it matters and that camera is outstanding. It's the best phone you can buy. Read more

    • Very pretty, Very fast, Superb camera
    • Bixby virtual assistant is a joke, Average battery life
  2. Pickr

    18 April 2017

    The question mark hanging over Bixby notwithstanding, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is a continuation of the excellence Samsung had developed with the Galaxy S7, and what is really a metaphorical rolling with the punches. Is the phone a total revolution? Read more

    • Beautifully designed, Sturdy and feels like a solid piece of glass encasing everything, Excellent camera, Solid performance, Very fast 4G: Australia's first 1Gbps phone!, Flexible and customisable operating system, and executed in a very easy fashion, Battery mode can extend to over two days (pro...
    • We're not sure if Bixby does anything useful yet, Bixby button can't be changed by Samsung's software (but it can with something else), Slippery
  3. Tech Guide

    Tech Guide
    19 April 2017

    Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are not just smartphones – they’re superphones. Apart from a slick design and incredible Infinity Display, the device backs up its supermodel looks with brains, performance and features that set it apart from anything else on the market today. Read more

    • Infinity Display, large screen in a small device, slick design, excellent camera, powerful processor, Samsung DeX, fast iris scanner, water resistant, good battery life. Bixby not ready yet. VERDICT: Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are not just smartphones - they’re superphones. Apart from a s...
  4. Bit.au

    19 April 2017

    The presumptive heir to the best Android crown is here: the Samsung Galaxy S8. A few years ago, the race to be the world’s favourite Android phone designer was wide-open. HTC would win it one year, and then LG would dazzle the next. Read more

  5. Ausdroid

    19 April 2017

    As we know, Samsung was going to wait a few weeks in order — it was speculated — to get the polish on its new Galaxy S8 range just right . MWC wrapped up in the first week of March, and Samsung waited until the end of March to do its show in New York … and while it might only have given Samsung as... Read more

  • User Reviews

  1. Best phone ever!

    JB Hi-Fi
    Reviewer: everythingapplepro, JB Hi-Fi
    15 August 2018

    This is the best phone I have ever had. Coming from an iPhone 7, this phone just blows it out of the water. With its infinity display to it fast processor, this it truely a beast. Read more

  2. Great Phone

    Harvey Norman
    Reviewer: Fabian46, Harvey Norman
    6 February 2018

    I bought the phone a month ago and I am very happy with the performance and battery, my last phone was S6 edge and you can feel the improvement in all aspects. Read more

  3. Pretty!!

    JB Hi-Fi
    Reviewer: Fi20, JB Hi-Fi
    15 August 2018

    I'm a couple of weeks into using the S8. Love the camera, fingerprint and biometric scan, and quality of the screen. Don't have any problem with the position of the finger scanner as some seem to. Read more

  4. Great quality and great features

    Harvey Norman
    Reviewer: Nathan99, Harvey Norman
    19 June 2017

    Bought this phone a few weeks ago and its everhthing i wanted in a phone, great battery life, great features and just an excellent quality phone in general. Read more

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