Samsung Galaxy S8 Gets 3C Certification: Uses Same Charger as Note 7

by Habeeb Onawole 0

Samsung announced today that it will hold an event on the 29th of March in New York at 2300hrs. The event is presumed to be the launch of its new flagships, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.

The Galaxy S8 has been spotted getting its 3C certification in China. The phone is listed as SM-G9500 and the manufacturer as Huizhou Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Other details revealed include the S8’s charger. The charger with model number EP-TA20 is a 15W charger with support for 9V/1.67A and 5V/2A charging output. This is the same as that of the Galaxy Note 7 from last year.

Galaxy S8 3C Certification

The China version of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will come equipped with the Snapdragon 835 processor. Battery capacity is said to be either 3000mAh or 3500mAh with support for wireless charging. The S8 should come with 4GB of RAM, but a special edition with 6GB of RAM is expected to also launch in China.

The Galaxy S8+ whose model number is SM-G9550 was not seen but is expected to show up later.

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Galaxy S8 white

We also got another real life image of the Galaxy S8. This is white like the one we saw yesterday and you can see all those sensors lined up at the top. Some folks have said this is what the final product will look like, so you might want to settle for a darker color that does well to hide the sensors.