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Finally Unveiled The Samsung Galaxy S8 and The S8+

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After weeks of speculations Samsung has finally unveiled their latest smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and s8+.

One of the most noticeable changes on the smartphone is the removal of a physical home button, new infinty screen and the introduction of a new, virtual assistant dubbed Bixby. Instead of a physical home button all commands will now be executed by tapping on the pressure sensored  digatl button on the all new curved stunning screen. samsung galaxy s8Another big edition is Bixby, which is Samsung’s answer to a virtual assistant that is activated by a dedicated side-button allowing apps to be controlled by your voice.

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Their are now two versions of the S8 in three colour-ways, the standard Galaxy S8 with a 5.8-inch screen and the S8 Plus featuring a 6.2-inch screen with both models have the same resolution, but are now brighter, supporting high dynamic range video playback.

Watch Samsung Officially Unveil The Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8+

 Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+|Key specs

Feature S8 S8+
Screen size 5.8 inches 6.2 inches
Dimensions 148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm, 155g 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm, 173g
Camera 12MP main, 8MP front 12MP main, 8MP front
Storage 64GB + MicroSD 64GB + MicroSD
Software Android 7.0 Android 7.0
Release date April 28 or April 20 for pre-orders April 28 or April 20 for pre-orders
Price £689 £779

The new Infinity Display gives us an almost bezel-less screen allowing more space for an incredible viewing experience.

 

Other new features includes an eight megapixel front facing-camera with faster autofocus, a 10% more powerful graphics processing power, an iris scanner allowing “eye-prints” to be used as an alternative ID  to fingerprint scanning on the back of the phone, and a new Samsung app that can be used to control your smart home appliances.

Both models of the Samsung Galaxy S8 are now available for preorder and will be shipping in on April 20 (pre-orders).

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