Samsung is reportedly planning to announce a rugged version of the recently launched S8, dubbed – Galaxy S8 Active soon. The South Korean smartphone maker has done the same with S6 and S7 as well by announcing the Galaxy S6 Active and S7 Active. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is already in works, hints a few reports making rounds about the smartphone. Now some newly leaked images of the upcoming S8 Active show Galaxy S8-like design, 4000mAh battery and more.The leak comes directly from a Samsung employee in San Francisco, and is first reported by Android Police. The images reveal a Galaxy S8-like design, but there seems to be little difference on the battery setup. The S8 Active with a model number SM-G892A appears with a massive 4000mAh battery, which is quite big as compared to the Galaxy S8 and also S8+. To recall, Galaxy S8 comes with a 3000 mAh battery, while the S8+ Plus is backed by a 3500 mAh battery.The upcoming S8 Active is said to sport a display of the same size as the standard S8’s 5.8-inch unit. But, what differs on the display front is the absence of the curved edges, and this could be because of the durability reason. Further looking at the leaked images, looks like S8 Active will be a phone very different is look as compared to the other Active phones. For the Active phones, Samsung always preferred rugged physical keys over the physical home and capacitive keys. And with the S8 Active, the company may follow the same strategy.advertisementAlso Read: Samsung Galaxy S8 Active spotted on Geekbench, specifications leakedFurthermore, the leaked images show that Samsung may have seemingly ditched the trademark reprogrammable Active Key for the Bixby button. The smrtphone is expected to run on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. Apart from these minor differences, Samsung’s upcoming S8 Active phone is expected to be much like the Galaxy S8. The smartphone is expected o come with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be further expandable via a microSD card. While on the camera front, the smartphone is likely to sport a 12-megapixel camera at the rear and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is also seen with Qi wireless charging feature.Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has been subjected to several leaks already. The alleged Galaxy S8 Active has been spotted GekkBench, benchmark website a few weeks ago. The website shows the smartphone with an almost no-bezel screen – Infinity display – and a similar sensor and button placement as in the Galaxy S8. Further, the phone achieved a score of 1842 in the single-core test and 6394 in the multi-core test.
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