Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8+: The King is Back!

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+:The King is Back!

Finally, Samsung announced their 2017 flagship phones – Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 plus.

Both of them feature a bezel-less design with a dual curve display which have high screen-to-body ratio.(~83.6 for S8 and ~84.0% for S8+)

It does not have physical home button anymore, the fingerprint sensor has been relocated on the back of the phone. However, you still can feel the home button feedback as the screen has pressure sensitive feature.

Samsung also released their new intelligent assistant, Bixby. Samsung states that it can learn what you like as you use the phone and try and refine its suggestions to help you based on your location and daily mobile habits and recent usage.

Yes, Samsung S8 and S8+ are more productivity now because it can turns it into a desktop PC with the phone dock called DeX. The dock comes with USB, LAN and HDMI ports to connect the keyboard, mouse and monitor.

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be available globally starting 21 April 2017 . Both models come with 4 colours- Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold.

 

Galaxy S8

  • 5.8inch WQHD+ (2960×1440) SuperAMOLED dual-curved-edge, 18.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 835 + Adreno 540/ 2.35 GHz Exynos 8895 + ARM Mali-G71
  • 4GB RAM +64GB ROM, microSD support(up to 256GB)
  • 12Mp, f/1.7 Dual Pixel rear camera
  • 8Mp, f/1.7 with  smart autofocus front camera
  • IP68 water and dust resistant
  • Iris scanner, Fingerprint sensor, Face Recognition
  • 4G/LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, apt-X, NFC, WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, GPS
  • 3,000mAh non-removable battery, support wireless charging
  • 148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm, 155g
  • Android 7.1 Nougat with TouchWiz and Bixby AI assistant

Price: 750USD(~RM3319)

Galaxy S8 Plus

  • 6.2inch WQHD+ (2960×1440) SuperAMOLED dual-curved-edge, 18.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 2.3GHz Snapdragon 835 + Adreno 540/ 2.35GHz Exynos 8895 + ARM Mali-G71
  • 4GB RAM +64GB ROM, microSD support(up to 256GB)
  • 12Mp, f/1.7 Dual Pixel rear camera
  • 8Mp, f/1.7 with smart autofocus front camera
  • IP68 water and dust resistant
  • Iris scanner, Fingerprint sensor, Face Recognition
  • 4G/LTE, Bluetooth 5.0 , A2DP, apt-X, NFC, WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, GPS
  • 3,500mAh non-removable battery, support wireless charging
  • 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm, 173g
  • Android 7.1 Nougat with TouchWiz and Bixby AI assistant

Price: 850USD(~RM3759)

 

 

 

Image Credit: Samsung Mobile , Digital Trends