Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus To Launch In India Today
- Author: Arturo Norris Apr 22, 2017,
Apr 22, 2017, 16:23
Some of the highlights of the Galaxy S8 include digital assistant Bixby, which has been integrated with a slew of Samsung applications on the flagship smartphone. According to a recent report, Apple is also looking to integrate the fingerprint sensor into the display, but the process is challenging and might delay the phone's release.
Both the phones are powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core Exynos 8895 processor clubbed with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU and 4 gigs of RAM along with 64GB of internal memory. Though the United States variant comes with the Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 processor. "The Samsung galaxy s8 and s8 plus is water and dust resistant (IP68 rating)".
The Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8 inch QHD display; while the Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.2 inch QHD display.
Both issues when taken in isolation aren't that big a deal, but Samsung is keen to put last year's Galaxy Note 7 fiasco behind it. You will get the two phones in two variants. The device has a bezel-less curved edge "infinity display" covered with pristine glass. For 2017, Kuo has raised his estimate of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ shipments from a range of 40 million-45 million units to a higher estimate of 50 million-55 million.
The giant tech Samsung's chief assured that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be the first device to regain customers' trust and love and will beat all their expectations. The smartphones are running Android Nougat 7.0 out of the box and have a dedicated button on the side for Bixby, Samsung's new AI personal assistant. Both the phones will go on sale across online and offline channels starting May 5th.
The analyst further mentions that the details about the camera module, featuring 3x optical zoom, 12-megapixel wide-angle CIS supporting dual photodiode (2PD), 13MP telephoto CIS, dual 6P lenses and dual Optical Image Stabilization. The Samsung Galaxy S8 have a type C charger with faster charging speed and even an option for wireless charging.