The idea behind the Active versions of Galaxy phones is that they're essentially built into an Otterbox-style case for added protection.
While we haven't yet confirmed whether the phone pictured is the real S8 Active, it's worth noting that this "leaked" device doesn't have the easier-to-crack curved screen of the Galaxy S7 Active. That's 1,000mAh more than the S8 and 500mAh more than the S8 Plus.and (a flat screen would help make it more durable). It's also a little thicker than the S8 and has the same 4,000mAh higher capacity battery found in the
Back in June we reported that the Galaxy S8 Active wasand seemed to be nearing release.
Samsung didn't immediately return our request for comment on the leaked images.