At the Unpacked 2017 event yesterday, Samsung unveiled the flagship S8/S8+ smartphone. The latest addition to the Galaxy lineup features an all glass face that will do it’s best to make you forget all about the Note 7 debacle.
The new Galaxy S8/S8+ features a new curved glass that smoothly wraps all the way around the edges. The “Infinity Display” features end-to-end screen coverage allows the bezel to be completely absent from the phone experience. The glass spills over and directly into the aluminum shell so there’s no visible bezel at all.
The new Galaxy S8 sports a broad 5.8″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED screen at 570 ppi, 1/10 larger than the LG V20’s 5.7″ quad HD screen. The Galaxy S8+ is built over at huge 6.2″ Quad HD+Super AMOLED screen at 570 ppi screen further blurring the lines between tablet and smartphone. How big will they go? Each supports a resolution of 2960×1440.
A 2.3 Quad + 1.7BHz Quad 64Bit OctaCore or 2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz 64Bit CPU (depending on the country/carrier) along with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. A Single SIM and Dual SIM with Hybrid SIM slot will be available. Android users will be happy to know that a MicroSD slot supports up to 256GB of expandable memory.
The S8/S8+ will come with a 3,000mAh and 3500mAh battery respectively along with Fast Charging ability on both wired and wireless charging stations. Finally a Type-C USB interface gives you the fastest transfer times and charging speed.
The new Galaxy pair are also rated IP68 so they can withstand spills, splashes, dunks and even live through your shower! and Yes there’s a headphone jack!
The S8/S8+ both use an 8MP AF F1.7 Aperture front and Dual Pixel 12MP AF F1.7 Aperture rear firing camera. The Dual rear firing cameras support Pro mode, Panorama, Slow Motion, Hyperlapse, Food mode and RAW image file format. All cameras are equipped with Video Digital Image Stabilization, High Dynamic Range, Selective focus…
Care to share in 360? With Samsung’s new Galaxy S8/S8+ and a little help from the Gear 360 and Gear VR you can stream your virtual reality experience in real time. How cool is that?
Iris Scanning & Recognition
The Iris of the eye is as unique to you as your fingerprint and the Galaxy S8/S8+ allow you to unlock your phone just by looking at it. Well into the sensor/face of the phone.
Check out the new Galaxy S8 5.8″ and S8+ 6.2″ Quad HD with wrapping curved LED screen is just beautiful. The bezel-less curved screen will wow you on polish. It’s feature packed in Signature Samsung fashion, more is more. This premium device will be available for purchase mid-April. So if you’re one of those that just couldn’t send their Galaxy Note 7‘s back, now there’s a reason to change. Available in blk, gray, blue, silver, gold
Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+