Samsung is launching Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphone in India today, check out the live streaming right from their official facebook page here:
So, Finally Samsung has launched Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphone at Unpacked2017 event. Both devices features amazing high-end specs and everything is composed in single device. You will be amazed to see its features. It offers new bezel free design that offers large display, new security features, fast processor and amazing camera. Both devices are launched now and preorders will begin from March 30. It will get release by April 21 for public sales. Here we are going to talk in details of specs and features of Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ models.
Watch Galaxy S8 Live Stream via Unpacked2017 Event
Although the live streaming is over now, but we have saved this clip for Samsung Fans who missed it live. You can watch Galaxy Unpacked 2017 event from below and see what Samsung has to offer in 2k17:
So last year, we have seen two giant smartphones from Samsung, Galaxy S7 and Note 7 and now we are entering into new year with hope for more surpassing smartphone. Samsung again rocked the stage with Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones. It offers much advanced specs and features that we have pictured in past few months. However the company has not revealed any info for their plans for Galaxy Note device, but with new design and powerful specs Galaxy_S8 will biggest hit in 2017 by Samsung. Samsung’s Galaxy S7 series has been tremendous last year and gained large pool of new customers and 2017 is going to be far better with upcoming S8.
Meanwhile Samsung has already started their 2017 with announcing redefined Galaxy A series at CES.
So, what Next!. Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are going to be next flagship smartphone of 2017. Here we are going to take detailed look on Galaxy S8 Specs, Rumours, release date and price aspects. So, stay tuned with us.
Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ Release date
Let’s begin with S8 release date details, Samsung has already announced these two smartphone. Both Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be available for pre-orders through various carriers from March 30 and will be available by April 21. If you are looking for something amazing, then its Galaxy S8 which will blow your mind with its beauty and beast. You may get some good offer while pre-ordering.
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So, far this year we are going to have two big smartphones. The S8 with 5.8 inch display will feature more edgy look. However Galaxy S8 Plus will come in 6.2 inch size you will not have any problem in using it. Both devices will have bezel free design with edges and offer water resistance feature. So, for now we are settling on April as releasing month for GalaxyS8 and GalaxyS8 Plus to have the device reviewed for you.
We all have seen the Galaxy S8 at launch event. The Galaxy S8 renders slimmer but bigger S7 edge with discarding Home button from front pane. However from long time we are also hearing for a foldable Galaxy Smartphone but we don’t think its going to happen soon in future. The recently launched Galaxy S8+ design is one of the perfect design so far. You can check out both Samsung Galaxy S8 Images below.
So, at last there will be no flexible display, no 4k resolution. But still it worth buying smartphone. Let’s see what users have to say about it. Do comment down your thought over it.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumours:
Samsung comes up with 5.8 inch for Galaxy S8 and bigger 6.2 inch display for Galaxy S8+ variant. Both phones will have 1440 x 2960 pixels resolution and firmly protected by Gorilla Glass 5. It will also have IP68 water and dust resistance. Now, you can use your smartphone into water as well. Samsung offers amazing colors and contrast with its New AMOLED display and we are quite sure you are going to love it.
Apart from the display features, it has 4GB RAM which remains same from S7 Edge. The phone runs on Snapdragon 835 / Exynos 8895 processor. This year finally we have 10nm chipset for Galaxy phone. The phone runs amazingly fast and offer great productivity as well.
Samsung Galaxy S7 is a beautiful device with having AMOLED surface but future is much better. The S8 will have New AMOLED display having 2k resolution. We have waited a lot to see 4k resolution display and this season rumours are on its peak. But launching Galaxy S8 with1440 x 2960 pixels isn’t a bad move at all. It offer great colors, feels good and does all the stuff with an ease. Samsung Galaxy S8 may have increased body to display ratio to 90% which will certainly leads to better design. Both phones are supposed to have 4G LTE and hybrid SIM tray.
The Galaxy S8 Smartphone will run Snapdragon 835 / Exynos 8895 chipset which are rumoured to be next generation 64bit mobile processors. Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor is under testing as per the earlier reports, while as per rumours Samsung is working on improving Exynos SoC’s. With this new SoC we are quite sure for major improvements in power consumptions of Galaxy S8 and improvement in performance as they supports 4GB RAM. Below you will find an expected specification list for next Galaxy that can be blueprint for upcoming Galaxy flagship.
Samsung Galaxy S8: Full Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Edge will have powerful specs. Its going to run on Snapdragon 835 / Exynos 8895 chipset with 4 GB RAM. So, is 4GB RAM is going to be enough?. Off course it will be far enough memory with new software upgrades. Below you can check expected specifications for Galaxy S8:
|Model Name||Galaxy S8||Galaxy S8 Plus|
|Display||5.8 inch AMOLED,|
1440 x 2960 pixels
|6.2 inch AMOLED,|
1440 x 2960 pixels
|RAM||4 GB||4 GB RAM|
|GPU||Adreno 670||Adreno 670|
|Storage||64 GB, Micro SD Support||64 GB, Micro SD Support|
|Processor||Snapdragon 835, Exynos 8895||Snapdragon 835, Exynos 8895|
|Protection||IP68 Certified Water & Dust resistance||IP68|
|Operating System||Android N (v7.0 Naught)||Android v7.0|
|Camera||12 MP Primary, 8 MP front||12 MP, 8MP|
|Networks||GSM, LTE, HSPA||GSM, HSPA, LTE|
|Others||Li-Fi, GLONASS, BDS, A-GPS,|
Iris Eye Scanner, SpO2, Heart Rate,
Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC etc.
|Iris scanner, fingerprint,|
Li-Fi, GLONASS, BDS, A-GPS,
accelerometer, gyro, proximity,
compass, Bluetooth 5.0,
barometer, heart rate, SpO2
|Battery||3000 mAh Non-Removable||3500 mAh Non-Removable|
|Colors||Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold||Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold|
The above specifications are official the Samsung S8 is going to one of the best android smartphone we have ever seen. It offer great customisation and UI. Samsung has emphasis its security features in Galaxy S8. Now you can unlock you phone in 5 different ways. Apart from that we have Bixby new digital assistant features from Samsung, which help in triggering productive to next level. With Bixby you can make calls, send messages, move files etc over voice.
What’s New with
Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8 Edge / Galaxy S8+?
Well the most innovative things that we can expected from Samsung Galaxy S8 is Bixby, eye recognition, face recognition which further improve security measure in a smartphone. It will have more new features that Galaxy S7 has not able to deliver this year. Few of them are:
- NEW Super AMOLED
- Bixby (Digital Assistant)
- Quick Charge
- Iris Eye Scanner
- Beast Mode
- New design
- Dektop Mode
Samsung came up with digital assistant for its next Flagship. The GalaxyS8 Series will come with “Bixby” with which you can use your smartphones with voice like we have seen with Apple Siri, Google Voice Assistant and Cortana (Microsoft). Apart form these features, it will also have upgraded 8 Mega pixels camera with autofocus for taking beautiful sefies while at the back we have 12MP camera.
Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ Price (Expected)
Well as we have seen this year company has released Galaxy S7 with a price of $699 USD which is quite fairly competitive. LG has also released their LG G5 flagship at a similar price which clearly indicated that to remain in market you should offer a best price. We are hoping that Galaxy S8 will cost you in range of $750 – $850 USD considering a foldable design. But still its just a rumoured price we can’t say anything till the official launch. Here we have an expected country wise price table for upcoming Galaxy S8 and GalaxyS8 Plus Smartphone.
|Country Name||Galaxy S8 Price||Galaxy S8+ Price|
|GalaxyS8 Price in USA||$750 USD||$850 USD|
|Price in United Kingdom||602 Pound||683 Pound|
|Price in Canada||999 CAD||1133 CAD|
|Price in Russia||42500 Ruble||48166 Ruble|
|Price in Australia||977 AUD||1108 AUD|
|Price in Dubai (UAE)||2754 Dirham||3121 Dirham|
|Price in India||48500 INR||55500 INR|
|Price in Germany||695 Euro||790 Euro|
|Price in China||5167 Yuan||5856 Yuan|
|Price in Japan||83200 Yen||94367 Yen|
|Price in South Korea||833062 KRW||944137 KRW|
The above mentioned price can vary depending on your carrier and offers at the release time.
Both Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are currently available on various carriers for pre-orders at just $750 and $850 USD respectively. Most of the carriers are offering $99 USD worth Galaxy VR with it. We are going to update you with more offers here.
The Galaxy S8 launch is expected to be available by April 21, 2017 globally. Till then we have to wait and see what Samsung has to offer in 2017. Meanwhile also check out Samsung Galaxy Gear S3 SmartWatch launched last year. Hopefully if you want to feel more premium look then its best smartwatch to have.
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