Elephone S8 Specs and Price

Elephone S8
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Elephone is a popular brand when it comes to budget smartphones that offers varieties of specs. The Elephone S8 smartphone is an almost tri bezel-less smartphone that comes with a lot of features at a budget price.  Besides having a name semblance to Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone it comes with a rather different approach in terms of design. To further have a look at what these smartphone has to offer, read further.

Where to Buy Elephone S8

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Elephone S8 Key Specs and Features

  • 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2560 X 1440 pixels (490 ppi)
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Deca-core MediaTek Helio X25 CPU with 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage, no support for memory card
  • 21MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (front)
  • 4, 000 mAh non removable Li-Po battery

Elephone S8

Design and Display

The Elephone S8 smartphone is one that boasts of impressive aesthetics and has quite a solid build. It is also built from a mix of glass and aluminium alloy.

In a way, you can say it is modelled after the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 smartphone in a way as it comes with a tri bezel-less display with its fingerprint sensor just below the screen.

A Quad HD screen is very impressive especially for a mid-range smartphone like the Elephone S8. The display is about 6.0-inch in size and comes with a 2560 X 1440 pixels resolution. This in turn is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 from scratches and easy damage.

Battery and Camera

It is usually a little difficult to see a smartphone with a nice spec sheet and an ample battery capacity. The Elephone S8 smartphone comes with an impressive 4, 000 mAh Li-Po battery which is non removable like most smartphone nowadays.

Elephone S8 packs some nice sensors for capturing moments. At the rear side, there’s a 21MP camera with dual LED flash. On the front, the smartphone has an 8MP camera which is located at the bottom rather than the top owing to the tri bezel-less design.

Hardware and Software

Moving on to the hardware featured in this device, the Elephone S8 packs one of the best from the chipset maker, MediaTek. In that vein, the smartphone has a 10 core MediaTek Helio X25 processor running at 2.5GHz max and an ARM Mali-T880 MP4 GPU.

In addition, for multi-tasking and navigation through apps, Elephone S8 smartphone features a 4GB RAM and a 64GB internal storage space.

However, the smartphone does not support MicroSD card so the storage space cannot be expanded. Elephone S8 happens to run on Android 7.1 Nougat straight from the factory.

Elephone S8 Price and Availability

Elephone S8 price in Nigeria ranges from 46, 000 Naira to 105, 000 Naira depending on your location and the deal. The phone goes for $169.99 on Gearbest. The Elephone S8 is available for sale in different online stores and smartphone retail outlets.

Elephone S8 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Elephone S8:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Processor: Deca-Core 2 x 2.5GHz Cortex-A72, 4 x 2.0GHz Cortex-A53, & 4 x 1.55GHz Cortex-A53 CPU Clock (MediaTek Helio X25)
  • GPU: ARM Mali-T880 MP4,
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Blue, Red
  • Dimension: 158 mm x 80 mm x 8.0 mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2560 X 1440 pixels (490 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4


  • Rear Camera: 21MP camera, 2k [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE-FDD: B1 2100MHz / B20 800MHz / B3 1800MHz / B7 2600MHz LTE-TDD: B38 2600MHz / B40 2300MHz

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat 6 50/300Mbps
  • WLAN: WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band Wi-Fi, WiFi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 1.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope:
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (front)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 4, 000 mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Elephone S8 Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: October 20th, 2019
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