Samsung officially unveiled it’s long-awaited smartphones : The Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus

At a recent press event at New York City’s Lincoln Center , Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus. The galaxy ‘S’ series of Samsung is very popular and is praised among android users. This series is considered to be the best series which is known to launch a high- end Samsung’s best device every year.

This year they have come up with the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus . Yes guys , the much anticipated smartphones are finally here . You may already know everything about them but there is something more as Samsung has officially unveiled them. So lets get started.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs

  • 5.8-inch Quad HD  Super AMOLED Display, 570 ppi
  • 64-bit octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 10 nm processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage, ( expandable upto 256 GB via micro- SD card )
  • 12 MP Dual Pixel Rear Camera , f/1.7 aperture, OIS
  • 8 MP Front Camera , f/1.7 aperture
  • 3,000 mAh, Fast charging
  • Wireless Charging, IP68 Water and Dust Resistant, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm, 155 g

 

Galaxy S8

Specs of the Galaxy S8 are quite impressive. It will be the first Samsung device to use the Bixby Al Assistant and also the first with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip. The fingerprint sensor is located at the back panel as the device has no home button. The S8 and S8 plus also includes some of the new features like iris scanning and facial recognition for biometric security.

In case you don’t know , Bixby Al Assistant is Samsung’s first voice assistant software – like what Siri to Apple is . There are many other voice assistant apps for android which are considered as a great alternatives to siri.

Bixby voice assistant is introduced in the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus which will be competing with the AI-based assistants through three main factors – completeness, context awareness, and cognitive tolerance. Also , Bixby won’t be on every S8 device at launch as the company says that  it will be available in Korea first, followed by the U.S. and then Europe in the latter part of 2017.

Hold on these are the specs of Galaxy S8, they are High End, but we also have his big brother, check out

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specs

  • 6.2-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Display, 529 ppi
  • 64-bit octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 10 nm processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage, ( expandable upto 256 GB via micro – SD card )
  • 12 MP Dual Pixel Rear Camera, f/1.7 aperture, OIS
  • 8 MP Front Camera, f/1.7 aperture
  • 3,500 mAh, Fast charging
  • Wireless Charging, IP68 Water and Dust Resistant, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm, 173 g

 

samsung galaxy s8

The Galaxy S8 plus is simply a larger Galaxy S8 with a bigger battery and a bigger display. Both the smartphones are quite similar in terms of specifications and features. Samsung won’t be launching a new Edge phone this year, because probably, both its new Galaxy S phones have just the right amount of curves and Edge-functionality built right into them.

The S8 and S8+ also come with a Windows Continuum-like feature called Samsung DeX which allows you to run supportive mobile apps on a full-scale monitor for enhanced productivity.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Price and Availability

Galaxy S8

The  S8 and S8 Plus will be available to buy from 21st April. They will be available in 5 different colours : Midnight Black, Orchid Grey, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold.

Pre – orders of both the devices will start from Thursday , March 30 in U.S.

Samsung Galaxy S8 in priced at $750 (48,500Rs approx ) and the Galaxy S8 Plus is priced at  $850 ( 55,000Rs approx ).

There is no confirmation about the availability and price in India yet, but we will keep you updated as we get some info.

Also Read : Likelyfad – Samsung Galaxy S8 Unveiled . More than the Leaks !!!

 

Divas

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