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Samsung Galaxy S8 review

Samsung security notice

This phone may no longer be receiving updates.

This product is no longer listed on the manufacturer security updates page. Updates are important to protect you from hackers and emerging cyber-threats, and as such, we cannot recommend buying it.

If you currently own this device, read our advice below to help mitigate the risk until you can upgrade.

Further reading

Mobile phone security: why phones over two years old could be at risk 

Which mobile phone brands offer the best security support?

Expert review

SECURITY NOTICE: This phone may no longer be receiving important security updates. See Should I buy it? for more information. The Samsung Galaxy S8 was the most talked about mobile phone of 2017, with its 'infinity' display, upgraded cameras and new Bixby voice assistant setting tongues wagging. But does it really live up to the hype enough to make it worth splashing out on? Keep reading to find out whether the Samsung Galaxy S8 is still worth your time.

What's included:
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • How long does the battery last?
  • How good are the cameras?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

May 2017

Released

March 2017

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