Samsung Galaxy S8 - Orchid Gray £440.99 @ Toby deals
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Samsung Galaxy S8 - Orchid Gray £440.99 @ Toby deals

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Found 6th Dec 2017
Pretty damn good price for the S8 brand new

Samsung Galaxy S8 G950FD 4G 64GB Dual Sim SIM FREE/ UNLOCKED - Orchid Gray

- Octa-core Processor
- 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD
- 5.8" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960x1440) 570 ppi
- 12 MP Rear Camera
- 8MP Front Camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz),VHT80 MU-MIMO,1024QAM
- Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
- UHQ 32-bit &DSD support (PCM: Up to 32 bits; DSD: DSD64/128)
- 3000mAh
- Android 7.0 (Nougat)
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    Best colour imo. Toby deals based in China?
    Yes a HK/Chinese seller - research before buying
    I got mine from amazon Germany was a tad mode admitidly (£23 ) might be worth keeping an eye out if you don't fancy all the hastle with the Chinese route .what a great phone
    Just wondering , if you installed the free Kapersky anti virus (posted yesterday ) would it remove the Chinese spyware that is hard installed in many phones sold from China ? Or is there a Russia / Chinese non aggression pact ? Entente Cordial ?
    Edited by: "rogparki" 6th Dec 2017
    I have been seeing this deal come up for a while but seller scares me
    If anyone is interested, beware that's this is for the dual sim phone
    Daveaka1 h, 4 m ago

    Best colour imo. Toby deals based in China?


    A two minute drive from eglobal in Hong Kong.
    If this was a uk seller i would fly all over with excitement
    Anyone got any hands on experience with the S8 battery life? I personally prefer the S8 to the S8 Plus, as it's a little too large for my dainty hands. But I read a few reviews that said the battery life was disappointing compared to the Plus model, which is a shame. I'm rocking an S6 Edge Plus at the moment with a recently installed 3000mah battery, and even though the battery is new, it's not up to a full day's solid labour, unless heavily gimped. Samsung phones are my favourite, but they don't suit power users like myself who require a fairly hands on 12 hour day. Any experience would be appreciated.

    PS. I would also note that reviews for the S6 Edge Plus battery life were fairly good at the time I bought mine, saying it was a solid 12 hour battery life. I would say maybe with light to moderate use, but you're only going to get 3 hours screen time unless fully gimped.
    Edited by: "Dekard97" 7th Dec 2017
    Great phone technically, except for how fragile it is. I dropped mine from 2ft, whilst it was in a Samsung case. Unfortunately no protection from the case even though it has a flip cover. This is the first screen I've ever broken.
    Dekard9724 m ago

    Anyone got any hands on experience with the S8 battery life? I personally …Anyone got any hands on experience with the S8 battery life? I personally prefer the S8 to the S8 Plus, as it's a little too large for my dainty hands. But I read a few reviews that said the battery life was disappointing compared to the Plus model, which is a shame. I'm rocking an S6 Edge Plus at the moment with a recently installed 3000mah battery, and even though the battery is new, it's not up to a full day's solid labour, unless heavily gimped. Samsung phones are my favourite, but they don't suit power users like myself who require a fairly hands on 12 hour day. Any experience would be appreciated.PS. I would also note that reviews for the S6 Edge Plus battery life were fairly good at the time I bought mine, saying it was a solid 12 hour battery life. I would say maybe with light to moderate use, but you're only going to get 3 hours screen time unless fully gimped.


    This is why I'm still rocking my Note 4 with it's 10000mah battery replacement
    Granted, it makes the phone a brick and everyone who sees it is always quick to ridicule but I always get the last laugh.
    Not only would it last an entire 12 hour day but it can do so with the screen on the entire time

    On the topic of the S8 though there are some decent looking battery cases available. Maybe worth checking out?
    Great price but really hesistant to buy from Tobydeals. Any chance Currys PC World, John Lewis etc would price match
    Jagsingh293 m ago

    Any chance Currys PC World, John Lewis etc would price match


    Don't hold your breath or you'll turn the colour of your avatar
    Edited by: "Shambles" 7th Dec 2017
    Dekard977 h, 33 m ago

    Anyone got any hands on experience with the S8 battery life? I personally …Anyone got any hands on experience with the S8 battery life? I personally prefer the S8 to the S8 Plus, as it's a little too large for my dainty hands. But I read a few reviews that said the battery life was disappointing compared to the Plus model, which is a shame. I'm rocking an S6 Edge Plus at the moment with a recently installed 3000mah battery, and even though the battery is new, it's not up to a full day's solid labour, unless heavily gimped. Samsung phones are my favourite, but they don't suit power users like myself who require a fairly hands on 12 hour day. Any experience would be appreciated.PS. I would also note that reviews for the S6 Edge Plus battery life were fairly good at the time I bought mine, saying it was a solid 12 hour battery life. I would say maybe with light to moderate use, but you're only going to get 3 hours screen time unless fully gimped.


    Here's my experience as someone who's owned the U11, OP3T, iPhone 7, S7 Edge, Nokia 5.

    It totally depends what you're doing of course but on all my devices I run 50-70% brightness, bluetooth is always on (fitbit), location set to high accuracy, no power saving modes. Whatsapp, Instagram, Snapchat, Reddit, Internet Browsing, Youtube, Spotify are my main uses. I don't game. Times below are when using 4g. Wifi is a convenience so I rarely compare Wifi times.

    1st OP3T (40 hours standby/ 6 hours SOT)
    2nd U11 (30+ hours standby/ 5 hours SOT)
    3rd Nokia 5 (30+ hours standby/ 5 hours SOT)
    4th S7 Edge (24 hours standby/ 4.5 hours SOT)
    5th S8 (24 hours standby/ 4 hours SOT)
    6th iPhone 7 (No SOT times but wouldn't last more than 20 hours)

    Both Samsung phones seem to have suffered from updates that made battery life worse and enabling VoLTE increased Android System drain. There is a huge thread about it on the S7 and S8 forums on XDA. VoLTE drain hasn't affected any of the Snapdragon devices I've had. On Wifi I can hit around 6 hours SOT on the S8 with around 25 hours standby.
    Edited by: "galactus2013" 7th Dec 2017
    Misslovely12 h, 19 m ago

    If this was a uk seller i would fly all over with excitement


    Got my s8 plus from tech in the basket for £500, cheaper than this for the s8 and based in Manchester, no problems at all.. can't post on here though due to them being new
    galactus20132 h, 8 m ago

    Here's my experience as someone who's owned the U11, OP3T, iPhone 7, S7 …Here's my experience as someone who's owned the U11, OP3T, iPhone 7, S7 Edge, Nokia 5.It totally depends what you're doing of course but on all my devices I run 50-70% brightness, bluetooth is always on (fitbit), location set to high accuracy, no power saving modes. Whatsapp, Instagram, Snapchat, Reddit, Internet Browsing, Youtube, Spotify are my main uses. I don't game. Times below are when using 4g. Wifi is a convenience so I rarely compare Wifi times. 1st OP3T (40 hours standby/ 6 hours SOT)2nd U11 (30+ hours standby/ 5 hours SOT)3rd Nokia 5 (30+ hours standby/ 5 hours SOT)4th S7 Edge (24 hours standby/ 4.5 hours SOT)5th S8 (24 hours standby/ 4 hours SOT)6th iPhone 7 (No SOT times but wouldn't last more than 20 hours)Both Samsung phones seem to have suffered from updates that made battery life worse and enabling VoLTE increased Android System drain. There is a huge thread about it on the S7 and S8 forums on XDA. VoLTE drain hasn't affected any of the Snapdragon devices I've had. On Wifi I can hit around 6 hours SOT on the S8 with around 25 hours standby.


    Thank you for this. I'm going to do a test to see how long I get with my S6 Plus with similar settings. My guess would be around 3.5 hours SOT considering it's got a smaller battery than the S7 Edge. Although 4hrs SOT on the S8 is pretty poor for todays standards. Not much difference between that and my S6 Edge Plus. I might hang on for a bit, wait to see if the S9 is any better on battery life. I'm really tired of turning off all the stuff that makes my phone a premium device. It's not so much that I mind the lower settings, but the constant micro-managing is a ball-ache
    Dekard9727 m ago

    Thank you for this. I'm going to do a test to see how long I get with my …Thank you for this. I'm going to do a test to see how long I get with my S6 Plus with similar settings. My guess would be around 3.5 hours SOT considering it's got a smaller battery than the S7 Edge. Although 4hrs SOT on the S8 is pretty poor for todays standards. Not much difference between that and my S6 Edge Plus. I might hang on for a bit, wait to see if the S9 is any better on battery life. I'm really tired of turning off all the stuff that makes my phone a premium device. It's not so much that I mind the lower settings, but the constant micro-managing is a ball-ache


    One of the reasons why I've gone for a U11+ is because it's a flagship with a fat battery (4000 mAh) combined with HTC's lightweight skin and the Snapdragon 835 being really cool. I've noticed that my S8 definitely gets hotter than my U11 despite their charging times being very similar.

    Yeah 4 hours is not great really but to be honest, most of what gets posted online is usually battery life with someone sitting on WIFI all day, which doesn't tell you much if you happen to have a 1 or 2 hour commute to work, constantly switching signal masts with 3g/4g signal going up and down depending on where you are etc.

    What I will say though is that one persons battery life is still really a hard measure as to whether or not yours will be good. It only takes you a brief search on Reddit to find guys with 7-8 hours SOT. Just so many factors to go by.
    DREW_BFC3 h, 7 m ago

    Got my s8 plus from tech in the basket for £500, cheaper than this for the …Got my s8 plus from tech in the basket for £500, cheaper than this for the s8 and based in Manchester, no problems at all.. can't post on here though due to them being new


    I'm considering ordering from there, is it a eu model phone you got?
    zazee9726 m ago

    I'm considering ordering from there, is it a eu model phone you got?


    Yes mate, UK plug also, they put a EU adapter in but obviously didn't need it, dual sim too. Works fine
    DREW_BFC21 h, 45 m ago

    Got my s8 plus from tech in the basket for £500, cheaper than this for the …Got my s8 plus from tech in the basket for £500, cheaper than this for the s8 and based in Manchester, no problems at all.. can't post on here though due to them being new


    Hi. Could you give me a link I can’t find it. Thanks in adva
    As long as people are aware that these are dual sim phones
    Left my home and picked up my S8 from a wireless charger fully charged 100% at 8.00am
    its 17.57 and i have 80% of battery life with fair usage

    Used at lunch and checked messages at work etc took few pics . Listend to some music etc
    totally satified with mine
    ordered it from Ebay = Eu version
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