Samsung unveiled the long awaited Galaxy S8 and S8+
Samsung unveiled new era of smartphones with Galaxy S8 and S8+
Tech giant Samsung recently unveiled the long anticipated Galaxy S8 and S8+ to the world, the two versions were launched in New York at a press event on Wednesday. S8 comes with a 5.8-inch Infinity screen whereas S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch screen. Back of the device is more or less similar to the previous flagship the Galaxy S7, but everything else is noticeably different. Samsung’s in-house AI makes its debut with the S8, called Bixby. With Bixby, Samsung is trying to get in a competitive AI space but the S8 also supports Google assistant.
Company heads addressed the press
“The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ usher in a new era of smartphone design and fantastic new services, opening up new ways to experience the world,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are our testaments to regaining your trust by redefining what’s possible in safety and marks a new milestone in Samsung’s smartphone legacy.”
Samsung has gone all out with the display on the S8. The device has an Infinity Display and a bezel-less design with no hard buttons, giving a continuous surface. S8 gives an immersive viewing experience with Samsung’s own on-screen buttons with the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both front and back.
Samsung has gone conservative on the camera with the Galaxy S8. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are equipped with an advanced 8MP F1.7 Smart autofocus front camera and 12MP F1.7 Dual Pixel rear camera for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing. The camera is similar to what we had on the S7.
The S8 and S8+ feature the industry’s first 10nm processor, enabling heightened speed and efficiency. It is also GB LTE and GB Wi-Fi ready supporting up to 1 Gbps so users can quickly download files. It might have Snapdragon 835 or a homegrown equivalent chip.
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ comes with wireless charging which supports fast charge. Samsung has also built the smartphone with a high level of security. With a wide variety of biometric security options like a fingerprint scanner, an iris scanner, face recognition.
Both Galaxy devices are IP68 water and dust resistant. S8 and S8+ also have always on display which gives you your important notifications without turning the screen on. The device also has an expandable storage of up to 256GB.
The device is initially available in 3 colours, Midnight Black, Orchid Grey, Artic Silver. But Samsung has said that more colours will be in the launched soon. New high-performance earphones tuned by AKG by Harman, will come as an in-box accessory. These earphones will have a comfortable hybrid canal fit for better noise cancellation and be made from an anti-tangle metal fabric material.