9.5 out of 10 based on 13303 reviews

Samsung Galaxy S8

SM-G950

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Best Price: $623

  • User Score (11580)
    8.8 8.8 from 11580 reviewers
  • Expert Score (77)
    9.1 9.1 from 77 reviewers
  • Design (186)
    10 10 from 186 reviewers
  • Value for money (47)
    9.5 9.5 from 47 reviewers
  • Ease of use (44)
    10 10 from 44 reviewers
  • Sound quality (80)
    9.9 9.9 from 80 reviewers
  • Sound (3)
    8.3 8.3 from 3 reviewers
  • Reliability (2)
    7.6 7.6 from 2 reviewers
  • Overall quality (2)
    10 10 from 2 reviewers
  • Battery performance (26)
    9.0 9.0 from 26 reviewers
  • Display (23)
    10 10 from 23 reviewers
  • Functionality (101)
    10 10 from 101 reviewers
  • Speed performance (42)
    10 10 from 42 reviewers
  • Build quality (21)
    9.6 9.6 from 21 reviewers
  • Camera (23)
    10 10 from 23 reviewers
  • Multimedia (22)
    10 10 from 22 reviewers
  • Battery life (80)
    9.5 9.5 from 80 reviewers
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  • Score Distribution

Experts:
9-10
(64)
7-8
(15)
5-6
(0)
3-4
(0)
1-2
(0)
Users:
9-10
(7512)
7-8
(1320)
5-6
(443)
3-4
(346)
1-2
(754)
  • Expert Reviews

  1. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    10/10
    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. Tech Guide

    Tech Guide
    10/10
    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...
  3. Bit.au

    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

  4. Ausdroid

    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
    10/10
    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
    10/10
    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. Samsung Galaxy S8 - Black

    The Good Guys
    10/10
    Reviewer: KIM, The Good Guys
    13 April 2018

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    • Love it and the fact that I can add an SD card is a bonus
    • Nothing so far
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