9.3 out of 10 based on 13406 reviews

Samsung Galaxy S8

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  • User Score (11979)
    8.8 8.8 from 11979 reviewers
  • Expert Score (81)
    9.0 9.0 from 81 reviewers
  • Design (545)
    10 10 from 545 reviewers
  • Value for money (9)
    9.0 9.0 from 9 reviewers
  • Ease of use (2)
    7.3 7.3 from 2 reviewers
  • Performance (2)
    9.7 9.7 from 2 reviewers
  • Sound quality (37)
    9.8 9.8 from 37 reviewers
  • Sound (3)
    8.0 8.0 from 3 reviewers
  • Reliability (8)
    8.1 8.1 from 8 reviewers
  • Battery performance (25)
    8.8 8.8 from 25 reviewers
  • Display (22)
    10 10 from 22 reviewers
  • Functionality (107)
    10 10 from 107 reviewers
  • Build quality (21)
    9.3 9.3 from 21 reviewers
  • Camera (23)
    9.7 9.7 from 23 reviewers
  • Multimedia (22)
    9.7 9.7 from 22 reviewers
  • Battery life (426)
    9.5 9.5 from 426 reviewers
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  • Score Distribution

Experts:
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7-8
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5-6
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3-4
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1-2
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Users:
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7-8
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5-6
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3-4
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1-2
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  • Expert Reviews

  1. 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...
  2. 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
  3. Pickr

    Pickr
    9.4/10
    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
  4. 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

  5. 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. It's a Samsung! What else there is to say :)

    Harvey Norman
    10/10
    Reviewer: Sofrigo, Harvey Norman
    6 January 2019

    Bought it a month ago. It's my 4th Samsung phone in the last 8 years. The phone is so slick and light, you can easily forget that your holding it. Functions are awesome, responsive and easy to use. Looks beautiful. And,... it's a Samsung! You can't go wrong. Read more

  2. 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

  3. Samsung Galaxy S8 - Black

    The Good Guys
    10/10
    Reviewer: TIMOTHY, The Good Guys
    9 November 2017

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    • It's such a beautiful phone, the biggest upgrade you could imagine from an old iPhone 4s. Switching over to Samsung was a risky change, but my god was it worth it.
    • The usual issues with getting to know the new operating system, but I got to know the device very quickly, and it's become my go to device for everything.
  4. Great product

    Harvey Norman
    10/10
    Reviewer: RustyAs, Harvey Norman
    18 May 2017

    I purchased this on line from HN online before the launch date and recieved it by mail soon after. The item was tracked and I was kept up to date eith the progress Phone works and very well refined mobile device. Bixby their new personal assistant is the only issue. Read more

  5. Pretty!!

    JB Hi-Fi
    8.0/10
    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

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