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Sprint Product Ambassadors: Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Battey Life

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One of the things I appreciated about the original Galaxy S8 was its good battery life.  I usually could get through a day on a charge, some times having to top it off in the car now and then, and always ready to be recharged at the end of a day, but overall, pretty decent.

The battery capacity of the original S8 is 3000mAh, and the slightly larger S8+ has a capacity of 3500mAh.

The new Galaxy S8 Active comes with a 4000mAh battery that gets you through most days with plenty to spare.  There are many reasons why I prefer the S8 Active over the original version, and the larger battery is one of the main advantages.  Most days, when I go to bed and plug my phone in to charge overnight, I still have about 50% battery left.  Of course, on days when I've used a lot of GPS or streamed a lot of Tidal music, it's a bit lower, but it has never died on me one time.  I've long said that I'd happily take a thicker phone with a massive battery than a thin one without.  The S8 is relatively slim, yet still has the capacity to to be ready whenever I need it.  Plus, since it doesn't need a protective case, it remains this thin and usable despite having a larger battery.


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