- All MSLs appear to be 000000
- See what frequencies/networks your phone supports: https://www.frequencycheck.com/
- All networks are shipping the 'U' version which has support for all US networks but are software-locked. Once unlocked they will work on any US network.
- Dual Sim version not available in US or UK. The International Dual Sim model S8+ is SM-955FD. You can convert your single-sim US model into a dual sim by 1) unlocking and 2) add a $50 dual-sim adapter from magic-sim or simore.
- If you are within a contract and/or didn't pay full price for your phone and don't want to wait, you can unlock your phone: https://theunlockr.c...nlock-my-phone/ usually for something like $20.
- You can convert it into a Dual-SIM by adding one of these: http://www.magic-sim.com/ or http://www.simore.com/
- Remember only buy stuff that's been approved by Benson Leung, the Google Engineer that tests tons of USB-C items. You can search him on Amazon. USB-C crappy products can fry your phone and start fires.
- From what I (mmark27) understand, the phones are only Quick Charge 2.0 compliant officially. They may pick up QC 4.0 compliance at some point as the chip supports it, but for now QC2.0 is the safe bet.
- choetech fast charging pads don't work
- Seneo fast wireless charger do work
- micro-female to male USB-C
- USB-3.0 to USB-C
- Wireless charging pads that look just like the ones at Best Buy from Samsung
- Only difference between S8 and S8+ is screen size and battery size.
- Bezel free, all screen design
- No physical home button
- 5.8" & 6.2" Plus Version
- 'Infinity' QHD Amoled Display
- 12mp f1.7 rear, and 8mp f1.7 front cameras, auto focus
- Wifi Calling
- Dual Edge Only Display
- Bluetooth 5.0 for double speed and four times the range
- 3000mAH (S8) & 3500mAH (S8+) battery, fast charging
- 4 GB RAM
- 64 GB built in storage
- Bixby Artificial Intelligence, dedicated button
- Iris Scanner
- Pressure Sensitive "3D" Touch home button
- Wireless Charging
- Can see screen with polarized glasses, unlike with LCD screens (HTC 10, etc)
- Always On Display
- PC Replacement (DEX)
- Fingerprint sensor on back
- DOES have a headphone jack
- USB Type C
- MicroSD Expansion
- HPUE compliant, which means it will extend existing signal range by 30%, including indoors!
I'm planning to upgrade to the Galaxy S8 when it's available on April 21st...
I would really like a Dual SIM version and have Sprint as my primary carrier and use a FreedomPop ATT SIM as a 2nd option when I'm up at my land which is only covered by ATT.
After some research, it seems that the Dual SIM version is the 'International Unlocked' version which does not have the capability of CDMA/CDMA2000 for the 3G/1X portion of Sprint coverage. Since LTE is actually a GSM protocol it has the capability of doing Sprint's LTE, but other services may be limited.
Is this correct?
If so, that probably means I just want to buy the Sprint version and get one of those little dual sim adapters you can now get like this one: http://www.magic-sim.com/
Also, in order to use a SIM from a GSM provider, the phone needs to be unlocked, which outside of contract means I'd either have to wait 2 years, or just buy the full-price phone outright, and then get it unlocked.
Then I can use my ATT SIM, but again coverage may be limited because the radios are tuned for Sprint, not ATT. But I think it may be possible for some of their services to work.
... does this understanding sound correct? Is there another way I can go about what I'm trying to accomplish?