Tag Archive: Active


5 reasons to buy the Vernee Active instead of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Fancy the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, but you’re unable to fit it in your budget right now? Fortunately, there are alternatives out there, like the recently released Vernee Active, which in some respects is even better than the Galaxy S8 Active. Below you’ll find five reasons why the Vernee Active is actually a pretty worthy […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active might be heading to T-Mobile

According to a new report, the AT&T exclusive Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will soon be making its way to T-Mobile customers.

For the past few years, Samsung’s release schedule for its major flagships has been pretty consistent. We get new entries in the Galaxy S lineup at the beginning of the year, an Active version of the new S phone on AT&T in the summer, and then the latest Note device. However, according to a new report, this year’s  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is coming to T-Mobile soon

Samsung and AT&T teamed up for years ago to offer the Galaxy S4 Active and since then customers looking to purchase a rugged version of Samsung’s Galaxy S flagship could only grab it from AT&T which had exclusivity over the Active line. But in 2017 things will be a little bit different, as T-Mobile is […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy S8 Active: What’s the difference?

Which version of the Galaxy S8 is the one to buy?

Samsung has continued the trend of releasing an “Active” version of its latest mass-market flagship a handful of months later, and the Galaxy S8 Active is the least compromised Active model yet. It thankfully shares a vast majority of the components, features and experience with a standard Galaxy S8 — and that’s a definite selling point compared to the rest of the rugged phone market.

So  [Read More…]

These $20 Bluetooth earbuds were designed for the active lifestyle

As part of Amazon’s Deal of the Day, the SoundPeats Q12 Bluetooth Earbuds are on sale for $ 19.99, a savings of just over $ 5 off the average price. This deal is available in blue, black, and red.

Headphone wires are notoriously annoying, whether they’re getting snagged on something around the house or causing you to slow your workout to try and stop them from flailing everywhere. With the SoundPeats Q12 Bluetooth in-ear buds, you can quit  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active review: Come for the ruggedness, stay for the battery

Samsung’s ‘Active’ line continues to carve out its own little niche for fans of high-end rugged phones.

The quick take

Don’t think of the Galaxy S8 Active as a legitimate improvement over the standard GS8 — because it isn’t. Think of this as the best rugged phone choice for those who want something really tough but don’t want to compromise on performance, display, camera or other features. Yes, it has a massive improvement in battery life, but  [Read More…]

A global unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is incoming?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active was announced last month as an AT&T exclusive. Coming with a rugged design and a larger battery, the Galaxy S8 Active has many fans. And the good news is that soon a new version might become available. You see, a new (unannounced) Samsung phone bearing model number SM-G892U was certified […]

AT&T and Samsung finally announce the Galaxy S8 Active

For the last few years, Samsung has released a few different variants of its flagship, with the standard version and the “Active” variant. The Active variant is always the most rugged of the bunch, being able to withstand just about everything you and throw at it, and then some. We’ve heard some rumblings and seen […]

Galaxy S8 Active training manual leak confirms 4000mAh battery

The Galaxy S8 Active is a rugged Galaxy S8 with a larger battery.

Late last week, a user in the AC Forums posted images of the Galaxy S8 Active in the wild, showcasing the hardware on offer. A new leak from Android Police — which details the training manual for Samsung’s upcoming phone — gives us another look at the overall design and internal specs.

The leak confirms previous rumors regarding the Galaxy S8 Active: the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active render leaks in high resolution

Despite not yet being announced, as with all unreleased devices, it tends to get leaked on the build up to release date providing a glimpse into what it may look like. The case is no different with the Galaxy S8 Active. The high resolution leak comes courtesy of no other than Evan Blass, also known […]