LEAGOO S8 and S8 Pro with 5.99-inch 2K Display Officially Launched


Only two days back, LEAGOO officially announced the upcoming release of a full-screen design phone with an 18:9 display aspect ratio and revealed the specs of the LEAGOO S8.

Today, in a big launch event that took place in Shenzen, the Chinese company officially unveiled its bigger brother – the LEAGOO S8 Pro; let’s learn more about it!

LEAGOO S8 Pro

The LEAGOO S8 Pro is equipped with a 5.99-inch SHARP display with a 2160x1080p and 18:9 display aspect ratio. The smartphone boasts a power efficient MediaTek Helio P25 SoC coupled with 6GB of fast LPDDR4X RAM produced by Samsung and 64GB of Sandisk-made eMMC 5.1 storage.

On the back of the S8 Pro we’ll find a dual camera setup composed of a main OV 13MP shooter and a secondary Samsung 5MP. Meanwhile at the front we have a Samsung 13MP selfie snapper.

The smartphone will be powered by an high quality 3050mAh capacity battery produced by LG which supports 9V1.5A fast charging. The LEAGOO S8 Pro will set you back $299.99, learn more about it on the official website.

LEAGOO S8 Pro

As we previously reported, the plain LEAGOO S8 will be equipped a smaller 5.72-inch 1440x1080p 18:9 display, a MediaTek 6750T 1.5Ghz chipset, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage.

Camera wise, we have a SONY 13.0MP + 2.0MP combo at the back and a OV 8.0MP + 2.0MP on the front. The LEAGOO S8 packs an LG 3050mAH battery with 5V2A quick charging support and will cost $169.99. More info available on the company’s site.

If you want to lower the price of the models, you can also subscribe for the official reservation either for the Leagoo S8 or Leagoo S8 Pro and doing apply for a $50 discount coupon for the preorder.

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34 Comments

  1. mf1gt3r
    September 28, 2017

    Just hope it’s an actual depth of field or wide angle dual camera implementation. Not the usual shitty “focus ring around subject” effect.

  2. mf1gt3r
    September 28, 2017

    Just hope it’s an actual depth of field or wide angle dual camera implementation. Not the usual shitty “focus ring around subject” effect.

  3. Josef Izchaki
    September 29, 2017

    I couldn’t care less about the camera TBH, i want an 18:9 screen, good battery life,capable chip, and bezeless design. In a not too thick not to heavy design with Android 7.0. Umidigi came through with the S2 but then screwed up with giving it Android 6.0 unfortunately.

  4. Josef Izchaki
    September 29, 2017

    I couldn’t care less about the camera TBH, i want an 18:9 screen, good battery life,capable chip, and bezeless design. In a not too thick not to heavy design with Android 7.0. Umidigi came through with the S2 but then screwed up with giving it Android 6.0 unfortunately.

  5. Muhammad Yasir
    September 29, 2017

    poor soc , poor cam :/

    why can’t leagoo procure the SD 630 instead for this phone ?!

    • AtereJr
      September 29, 2017

      It’s bcos they, along side others like Bluboo, Doogee, Elephone, Umi, Maze, and even Vernee belong in the bottom part of the smartphone market/business.
      All they try to do is mass produce phones (usually cheap) and sell for measly profits.
      Same strategy yearly – selling specs and hardware – with no thoughts of satisfying consumer wishes.
      I for one am tired of the existence of all these mini brands. They r all just a waste of space in the global market.

      • Josef Izchaki
        September 29, 2017

        I think you are grossly exaggerating, elephone has proven itself by now and doodgee has done pretty good as of late as well. Leagoo has just signed to be an official sponsor of Tottenham so not so small anymore.And not everyone has $600-1200-usd to drop on a phone so thank god these guys exist.

        • Muhammad Yasir
          October 1, 2017

          but xiaomi and co. already offer $120 phones

          so why do they exist ?!

          • Josef Izchaki
            October 2, 2017

            Cause they offer “more” for the money. Like bezeless design Xiaomi offers that at $599- with the Mi Mix. And Samsung at $700-, so we have these guys offering it at $120-300 depending on which style or hardware configuration you choose. That’s a big difference in price. The phones xiaomi offers for $120- these guys offer for $50-90-. Dont’t get me wrong i am rocking a Xiaomi Redmi note snapdragon edition for my son,daughter,nephew,me and my best friend. And i’ll tell anyone who’ll listen that they can’t get a better phone for even double the price. But i wanted to have one of these bezeless designs and therefore i bought the Leagoo Kiicaa Mix which i should be getting tomorrow BTW 🙂

            • Muhammad Yasir
              October 2, 2017

              let me know how the phone is, in general

            • Josef Izchaki
              October 3, 2017

              So only played around with the phone for a short while so far. I took some pics and was surprised that low lighting photos turned out more then ok. I love pure Android and this phone comes with just that all be it i do not like the launcher due to no app drawer. But i just installed N Launcher which is a pixel type launcher and it’s nice. I got the reply to notifications from notifications bar which is the best addition to Nougat IMO. The phone is fast! Very smooth scrolling everything opens fast, i love the fact that i can hide the virtual buttons and since this phone has a front fingerprint sensor that doubles up as a back and home key i do not need to use the virtual keys accept for clearing apps on the task manager. Multi tasking is very optimized as i had many things open and felt no lag and the phone left all apps open and started right away when i pressed them,, no restarting of the app. Can’t really tell much about battery life as the phone was backing up 5.2GB of Whatsapp data and installing and updating apps and i was setting it up, so that’ll have to wait at least till tomorrow to tell what battery life i’ll be able to get.

            • Muhammad Yasir
              October 3, 2017

              good stuff

            • Christian
              October 3, 2017

              I also have the Mix. At first I had a hard time switching between apps. But a few days ago, I found out you could open the recent apps by swiping on the fingerprint scanner from right to left. Takes some practice but once you get the hang of it, it’s really easy.

            • Josef Izchaki
              October 3, 2017

              That’s really cool i didn’t know that!

            • Josef Izchaki
              October 4, 2017

              How are you finding the battery life?

      • Muhammad Yasir
        September 30, 2017

        exactly

        go big or go home !

        i wonder who buys from them, when Xiaomi and Meizu are already offering cheap af phones !

  6. Carl
    September 29, 2017

    Ok they pass the informations that they want!
    But where are info about dimensions and weight?
    Where are real photos of the units?

  7. Guest
    September 29, 2017

    poor soc , poor cam :/

    why can’t leagoo procure the SD 630 instead for this phone ?!

    • AtereJr
      September 29, 2017

      It’s bcos they, along side others like Bluboo, Doogee, Elephone, Umi, Maze, and even Vernee belong in the bottom part of the smartphone market/business.
      All they try to do is mass produce phones (usually cheap) and sell for measly profits.
      Same strategy yearly – selling specs and hardware – with no thoughts of working on the actual software or satisfying consumer wishes. Resulting in terrible camera performance, problems with fingerprint sensors, bugs, overall UI fluidity, poor audio, etc.
      I for one am tired of the existence of all these mini brands. They r all just a waste of space in the global market.

    • Josef Izchaki
      September 29, 2017

      I think you are grossly exaggerating, elephone has proven itself by now and doodgee has done pretty good as of late as well. Leagoo has just signed to be an official sponsor of Tottenham so not so small anymore.And not everyone has $600-1200-usd to drop on a phone so thank god these guys exist.

    • Guest
      September 30, 2017

      exactly

      go big or go home !

      i wonder who buys from them, when Xiaomi and Meizu are already offering cheap af phones !

    • Guest
      October 1, 2017

      but xiaomi and co. already offer $120 phones

      so why do they exist ?!

    • Josef Izchaki
      October 2, 2017

      Cause they offer “more” for the money. Like bezeless design Xiaomi offers that at $599- with the Mi Mix. And Samsung at $700-, so we have these guys offering it at $120-300 depending on which style or hardware configuration you choose. That’s a big difference in price. The phones xiaomi offers for $120- these guys offer for $50-90-. Dont’t get me wrong i am rocking a Xiaomi Redmi note snapdragon edition for my son,daughter,nephew,me and my best friend. And i’ll tell anyone who’ll listen that they can’t get a better phone for even double the price. But i wanted to have one of these bezeless designs and therefore i bought the Leagoo Kiicaa Mix which i should be getting tomorrow BTW 🙂

    • Guest
      October 2, 2017

      let me know how the phone is, in general

    • Josef Izchaki
      October 3, 2017

      So only played around with the phone for a short while so far. I took some pics and was surprised that low lighting photos turned out more then ok. I love pure Android and this phone comes with just that all be it i do not like the launcher due to no app drawer. But i just installed N Launcher which is a pixel type launcher and it’s nice. I got the reply to notifications from notifications bar which is the best addition to Nougat IMO. The phone is fast! Very smooth scrolling everything opens fast, i love the fact that i can hide the virtual buttons and since this phone has a front fingerprint sensor that doubles up as a back and home key i do not need to use the virtual keys accept for clearing apps on the task manager. Multi tasking is very optimized as i had many things open and felt no lag and the phone left all apps open and started right away when i pressed them,, no restarting of the app. Can’t really tell much about battery life as the phone was backing up 5.2GB of Whatsapp data and installing and updating apps and i was setting it up, so that’ll have to wait at least till tomorrow to tell what battery life i’ll be able to get.

    • Guest
      October 3, 2017

      good stuff

    • Guest
      October 3, 2017

      I also have the Mix. At first I had a hard time switching between apps. But a few days ago, I found out you could open the recent apps by swiping on the fingerprint scanner from right to left. Takes some practice but once you get the hang of it, it’s really easy.

    • Josef Izchaki
      October 4, 2017

      That’s really cool i didn’t know that!

    • Josef Izchaki
      October 4, 2017

      How are you finding the battery life?

  8. Guest
    September 29, 2017

    Ok they pass the informations that they want!
    But where are info about dimensions and weight?
    Where are real photos of the units?

  9. BSJD
    September 30, 2017

    Do they have global LTE support so that guys in USA and other parts of the world can make use of them?

  10. BSJD
    September 30, 2017

    Do they have global LTE support so that guys in USA and other parts of the world can make use of them?

  11. October 1, 2017

    Just wondering…

    since when did 2160 x 1080p become 2k resolution? Point of correction, that’s FHD+ and not 2K.

  12. Michael Ogbonnaya
    October 1, 2017

    Just wondering…

    since when did 2160 x 1080p become 2k resolution? Point of correction, that’s FHD+ and not 2K.