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Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 Active news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Galaxy S8 Active and Galaxy Tab S6 get February 2020 security patches on T-Mobile

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 years ago

Galaxy S8 Active gets October security update on T-Mobile

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 3 years ago

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active gets Android Pie in the latest update

  • By Naresh
  • 3 years ago

Sprint rolling out Galaxy S8 Active July security update

  • By Sumit Adhikari
  • 3 years ago

Android Pie update for Galaxy Tab S3 and S8 Active may not be too far off

  • By Naresh
  • 3 years ago

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active update rolling out with November security patch

North American carrier T-Mobile has released a software update that brings the November 2018 security patch for the Galaxy S8 Active. With software version G892USQS3BRJ7, the new Galaxy S8 Active update for T-Mobile subscribers started rolling out earlier this week (November 18, to be precise), so it’s likely to be available for all owners of the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

T-Mobile is rolling out the Galaxy S8 Active Oreo update

Samsung has dragged its feet long enough when it comes to the Android 8.0 Oreo update, but the company has picked up the pace considerably in the last couple of weeks after launching the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. North American carriers have also been actively rolling out the Oreo update to Samsung’s flagship devices, […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy S8 Active Oreo update reportedly being rolled out by AT&T

Last year, Samsung finally broke the Galaxy S Active lineup’s AT&T exclusivity by launching the Galaxy S8 Active on Sprint and T-Mobile. It was a move many had been waiting for, but while it was great to see the extra-rugged Galaxy S8 was offered to more consumers, it also meant that more people would be […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy S8 Active Oreo update in development, Wi-Fi certification surfaces

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be receiving their Android 8.0 Oreo update any day now as the beta program ended last week. It goes without saying that this update will eventually make its way to the Galaxy S8 Active as well and a new development shows that it could happen in the not too […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy S8 Active now available on Sprint and T-Mobile

Sprint and T-Mobile have today launched their respective carrier-branded variants of the Galaxy S8 Active in the United States, following the handset’s debut through AT&T, the former exclusive carrier for Active devices, at the beginning of August. How much is Galaxy S8 Active through Sprint? The Galaxy S8 Active is available to purchase from both Sprint’s […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy S8 Active officially launched on T-Mobile and Sprint

It has been rumored for a few weeks now that the Galaxy S8 Active is headed to T-Mobile. If that were to happen, it would have been the first time that an “Active” variant was launched on a carrier other than AT&T. When Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 Active earlier this year, it did say […]

  • By Martin R.
  • 5 years ago

Bixby on Galaxy S8 Active has a weird Calendar bug

Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 Active a couple of months back. It’s the first rugged smartphone of its kind to feature Bixby, Samsung’s AI-powered digital assistant. The assistant seems to have a weird bug, though, as many Galaxy S8 Active owners are complaining about it on Samsung’s support forum. Several owners have reported that Bixby […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Sprint Galaxy S8 Active will be launched soon

AT&T has had exclusivity over the “Active” variants of Samsung’s Galaxy S handsets but that’s set to end soon. It has been confirmed more or less that the Galaxy S8 Active will soon be launched on T-Mobile. It appears that Magenta will not be the only carrier other than AT&T to offer this handset, though. […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active makes its FCC stop

It’s no longer a secret that the Galaxy S8 Active will soon be making its way to T-Mobile. AT&T is going to lose its exclusivity over Samsung’s “Active” lineup this year. Even Samsung hinted as much when it launched the Galaxy S8 Active on T-Mobile. The company said at that time that the device would […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active breaks cover in leaked render

Samsung’s “Active” handsets have always been exclusive to AT&T in the United States but that might change soon. A render of the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active has been leaked online today. It was first reported two weeks ago that the Galaxy S8 Active might soon be launched on T-Mobile. Samsung itself hinted at this possibility […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active launch seems like a possibility

According to a new report, the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active launch seems like a possibility now. Ever since the first “Active” handset was launched by Samsung back in 2013, all of the rugged Galaxy S handsets that have followed have been exclusive to AT&T in the US. It started with the Galaxy S4 but it […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy S8 Active’s shatter-resistant screen scratches pretty easily

The Galaxy S8 Active, which went official last month in the US, could be a perfect smartphone for many people. It has not only all the niceties of the Galaxy S8, but also a stronger body, a shatter-resistant screen, and a larger battery. However, the shatter-resistant screen comes with a caveat. It could catch scratches […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

Unlocked variant of the Galaxy S8 Active certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance

An unannounced variant of the Galaxy S8 Active has been spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance’s online database. The handset’s model number (SM-G892U) is similar to the one assigned to the standard model (SM-G892A), which hit the shelves last month, though the inclusion of the letter U leads us to believe it’s an unlocked version. If […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Specs comparison: Galaxy S7 Active vs Galaxy S8 Active

AT&T finally unveiled the Galaxy S8 Active officially yesterday. It will start taking pre-orders for the device from today. Samsung says that the Galaxy S8 Active is the most toughest Galaxy smartphone it has ever made. The device is built to military grade durability standards so it’s shatter, shock, water and dust resistant. It also […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

AT&T confirms Galaxy S8 Active pre-orders open tomorrow

AT&T has finally confirmed that it’s going to start taking pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 Active from tomorrow, August 8. The carrier has officially confirmed Samsung’s new handset which the company says is its “toughest Galaxy smartphone yet.” The Galaxy S8 Active has a metal frame and a bumper to protect it from bumps and […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago
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