SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 FEATURES

SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 FEATURES

Samsung has finally unveiled most anticipated smartphone of 2017 Galaxy S8. Galaxy S series of smartphones have been a killer of flagship devices. Unlike other smartphone companies, the propositions of Samsung are always ingenious. This year Samsung has launched two variants of its flagship device Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. There is not much difference between devices except screen size and battery power.  Both the devices will be available for purchase on 21st April. Let’s have a look at Samsung Galaxy S8 features.

samsung galaxy s8 featuresTECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Features Samsung Galaxy S8 Samsung Galaxy S8+
Dimensions 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
Weight 152 g 173 g
Screen Size 5.8 inches 6.2 inches
Screen to Body Ratio 83.6% 84%
Screen Type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (567 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (531 ppi)
Screen Protection Corning  Gorilla Glass 5 Corning  Gorilla Glass 5
 

Chipset

(depend upon country)

Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835

Exynos 8895 Octa

Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835

Exynos 8895 Octa

RAM 4 GB DDR4 4 GB DDR4
Internal Memory 64 GB 64 GB
Primary Camera 12 Megapixels, OIS, f/1.7 12 Megapixels, OIS, f/1.7
Front Camera 8 Megapixels 8 Megapixels
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Sensors Iris scanner

Fingerprint

Heart Rate Monitor

Barometer

Accelerometer

Gyro Proximity

Compass

Iris scanner

Fingerprint

Heart Rate Monitor

Barometer

Accelerometer

Gyro Proximity

Compass

Battery 3000 mAh 3500 mAh
OS Android OS v7 (Nougat) Android OS v7 (Nougat)
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz),
Bluetooth 5.0
ANT+
USB Type-C
3.5 mm headphone jack
NFC
Location (GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz),
Bluetooth 5.0
ANT+
USB Type-C
3.5 mm headphone jack
NFC
Location (GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou)

DESIGN

The design of both Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ are identical and ultra-premium. The craftsmanship apparently embossed with an elegant design. The combination of metal and glass makes Galaxy S8 stunning and put ahead in the competitive market of flagship devices.

Both the phones will be available in three colors: Midnight Black, Orchid Grey, and Arctic Silver. They are IP68 certified phones which mean both the smartphones are water and dust resistant. Due to having a glass back panel, the back side placement of figure print scanner is not quite well. The curves on the sides are precociously molded and certainly, it is an icing on the cake.

SCREEN

Samsung always pays an attention to the screen of its smartphones. The screen of the Galaxy S8 with the edges is quite beautiful. The bezel-less  QHD+ (resolution 1440*2960) Super AMOLED display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

HARDWARE

latest mobile technologySamsung Galaxy S8 duos will be powered by Qualcomm latest System on chip snapdragon 835 in the US market while most of the other international market will get Samsung own produced chipset Exynos 8895. Both the SoC contains a quad-core CPU, which will make computing a lighting fast.

The 12-megapixel primary camera along with optical image stabilization and 1/2.5″ sensor is more than sufficient to demonstrate the best photography.

There is a 3.5mm audio jack and both the phone will be shipped with high-performance AKG headphones from Harman. It will be enabled with USB C-port which supports USB 3.1. Iris scanner will allow a user to unlock the phone with his retina.

BIXBY

Bixby is a personal virtual assistance from Samsung and it will be in its Galaxy duos. The ambitious mantra of Samsung behind Bixby voice is to do anything with a voice which can be done with touch. You can command Bixby either through dedicated hardware button or trigger word. Bixby Vision will work as a translator, QR code scanner, visiting card scanner, and so on by using the camera of the phone. Bixby home will allow you to control smart home gadgets.

SAMSUNG DEXS

Samsung recently announced the Samsung  DeX for the desktop solution. It is docking station which attached with monitor, mouse, and keyboard and by uses the processor of a smartphone. It is an android version of Windows Microsoft Continuum. Samsung Dex supports Galaxy S8 and S8+ for desktop computing.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ best-looking smartphone ever and beast-like performance definitely make them a flagship killer smartphone. Both the smartphone will be available from 21st march globally. The prices are bit expensive. The entry level Galaxy S8 price is $720 (Rs. 47,000) and top model has the highest rate $850 (Rs. 55,000) in US market. Despite having an expensive price tag, it will load with the latest mobile technology of 2017.

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