Sprint has announced that they will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active on their network from this Friday the 17th of November. The handset will be available on Sprint’s monthly payment plan and the carrier is offering discounts if you switch from another carrier.
The handset is a rugged version of the Galaxy S8, it comes with a 5.8 inch display that has a Quad HD+ resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels. There is also a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and 4GB of RAM, plus 64GB of storage.
Samsung GS8 Active joins Samsung GS8 and Samsung GS8+ as part of Sprint’s HPUE-enabled (High Performance User Equipment) smartphone lineup. HPUE makes the Sprint network experience even better with increased coverage, more capacity and faster speeds on capable devices. HPUE-enabled smartphones are designed to give customers a better overall experience for watching streaming videos and enjoying mobile gaming and other online apps and services. HPUE can extend Sprint’s existing 2.5GHz coverage by up to 30 percent to nearly match its mid-band 1.9GHz spectrum performance, including indoors where the majority of wireless traffic is generated.
Other specifications on the handset include a microSD card slot, plus an 8 megapixel front camera and a 12 megapixel rear camera. The device is designed to be rugged and it comes with an IP68 rating and a MIL-STD-180 rating.
You can find out more details about the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active over at Sprint at the link below, the device will be available with the carrier on Friday.