Starting today, the pre-order for the Galaxy S8 Active is officially open. Samsung promises an increased battery capacity from 3,000 to 4,000 mAh and a metal housing made of metal with a super rugged case that meets the military standard MIL-STD-810G. The picture is complemented by a metal frame, a protective bumper and a special coating of the flat screen with Gorilla Glass 5. With them, the flagship will withstand withstand a drop from a meter and a half. Protection against dust and moisture according to IP68. In practice, this means that the smartphone can not only be wet in the rain, but also lowered under water. The rest of the Active modification is no different from the flagship Galaxy S8. The size of the flat Quad HD Super AMOLED display is 5.8 inches (2960×1440 pixels, aspect ratio 18.5: 9), the processor here is Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, there is support for Bixby voice assistant, the device is running Android 7.0 Nougat. Users are available 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. Clear photos will help to make the 12-megapixel main (Dual Pixel, aperture f / 1.7, optical stabilization, flash) and 8-megapixel (autofocus, aperture f / 1.7) front cameras. The device can be charged using Quick Charge technology. In addition, the gadget supports several American wireless standards (including 5G Evolution, it is twice as fast as LTE), which will be available by the end of the year in all major US subways. The cost of the novelty, available in gray (Meteor Gray) and golden (Titanium Gold) colors, is $ 850. The start of sales in specialized stores is scheduled for August 11. At first, the model will be implemented as an exclusive from the mobile operator AT\u0026T Next.