Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ With Bixby Virtual Assistant, Infinity Display, Snapdragon 835 Launched: Price, Specifications, Release Date, And More
Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ flagship smartphones of 2017. Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ will be be available for sale starting on April 21, and will be offered in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold colours.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display while the Galaxy S8+ sports a 6.2-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display. The company calls these as Infinity Display coupled with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will come powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 SoC (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad) in the US, while most international markets (including India) will get the Exynos 8895 SoC (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad).
Both the smartphone comes with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are equipped with a 12-megapixel rear camera with Dual Pixel technology and aperture f/1.7 and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with smart autofocus and aperture f/1.7.MP F1.7 Smart autofocus front camera.
Both the smartphones runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat. The Galaxy S8 boasts a 3000 mAh battery and S8+ has a 3500 mAh non-removable battery. Both have Type-C USB charging.
Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ include 4G LTE (Cat. 16), Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz, 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, and GPS. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, heart rate sensor, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. It also supports Samsung Pay, with NFC and MST connectivity.
The company is offering earphone by AKG by Harman as an in-box accessory. These earphones will have a comfortable hybrid canal fit for better noise cancellation and will be made from the anti-tangle metal-fabric material. The Samsung Galaxy S8 measures 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm and weighs 155g, while the Galaxy S8+ measures 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm and 173g.