Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Battery Info

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Battery Specifications
Battery Basics
Charging Port

Battery Specifications

  • S8
    • Up to approx. 33 hours Usage Time
    • Up to approx. 12 days Standby Time
  • S8+
    • Up to approx. 43 hours Usage Time
    • Up to approx. 15 days Standby Time

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Battery Basics

  • This device has a fast charging 3000 mAh non-removable battery with Adaptive Fast Charging Support (100% 120 min).
    Note For fastest charging times, use the Adaptive Fast Charging charger that came with the device.
    Note To turn on Fast charging, navigate: Apps > Settings Settings icon > Device maintenance Device maintenance settings icon > BatteryBattery settings icon > Menu icon Action overflow icon > Advanced > then tap the Fast cable charging switch to turn on Switch On icon.
  • It's common for batteries to be warm from use or charging.
  • Use only manufacturer-approved chargers.
  • Battery life depends on the network, signal strength, temperature, features and accessories used.
  • This device has a Type-C charging port which allows for more data throughput and can support technologies such as Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0.
  • QuickCharge 3.0 which can give up to 50% charge in 30 minutes (charging slows after 50% to prevent stress to the battery).

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Charging Port

  • USB Type-C cables are reversible, meaning that there is no way to plug the cable into the port upside down.
  • MicroUSB cables cannot be used, and may damage the port if used.
  • The use of Type-C adapters is not recommended.

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