Whats new about Samsung Galaxy S8?

Samsung will be releasing its landmark mobile galaxy S8 & S8+ from 21st April 2017 in United States and from 29th April 2017 worldwide. The company is banking on the success of S8 after the blunder of Note 7 which resulted in loss of $ 5 billion to its accounts. So the stakes are high and we will see how the consumers will respond to the trust deficit caused by those exploding batteries of Note 7. Also launch of Samsung S8 before iPhone 8 is an effort to capture the market before the launch of apple flagship cellular phone iPhone8.
The new phone S8 comes with 5.8 inch screen and S8+ comes with 6.2 inch screen. It curves beautifully around the edges and is very slim. It also has longer ratio making it perfect for watching movies & videos contents on your phone. The Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ are powered by Qualcomm’s latest flagship processor – the Snapdragon 835 in the U.S, Japan and China and the 3GHz Exynos 8895 processor in other regions alongside 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage expandable via a microSD card (up to 2TB).
The only difference between the two smart phones is their display and battery sizes. The Galaxy S8 comes with 3,000mAh battery, while the Galaxy S8+ features a bigger 3,500mAh battery. Both smart phones come with fast charging and wireless charging support. On the imaging front, both smart phones come with a 12MP ‘Dual Pixel’ camera at the rear with an aperture of f/1.7 and laser autofocus alongside an 8MP front facing camera with an aperture of f/1.7. Additionally, both smart phones come with IP68 dust and water resistance.
The home, multitasking and back buttons have been replaced with on screen touch buttons. But to ditch the physical buttons there have been compromises. The finger print sensor has been relocated to the back to accommodate the infinity display. But disadvantage is that this sensor is so close to camera lens that the camera lens can get smudge.  Dex is another cool feature. Using dex which is like a dock and can be purchased separately, your Samsung S8 can be converted into desktop monitor and it has enough physical ports to connect almost anything including wireless keyboard & mouse for proper computer feeling. Samsung latest phone can also recognize your face. The face recognition feature is truly unique and you only have to pick the phone, wait for a split second and it gets unlock. Well this feature can bring some security issues but you can prefer using finger scan as extra precaution.
Another wonderful feature is Samsung Connect and with just an app you can control everything from your TV to your washing machine & light bulbs and can even bring non-Samsung product together using a SmartThing hub. Another feature Bixby is the Samsung answer to Apple’s Siri & Google Assistant. All the functions which you can do through touch screen can be performed by Bixby using your voice.
Now the real question is will you go for Samsung S8 or will wait for iPhone 8 features. Well it depends on what you want. Those diehard fans of iPhone will definitely wait for iPhone 8 release. But if you are looking for best android phone in the market with latest features then you should definitely go for Samsung Galaxy S8.

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