Samsung Galaxy S8 Price, Specs and Release Date
After the disastrous failure and recalling of around 3 million of its Galaxy Note 7 devices, the South Korean tech giant is back on its track by the news of launching a safe device S8 like its other safe and buyable devices. Samsung S8 is expected to be the best device among its ‘S’ series. It’s the next version of S7 and S7 edge. It would be stylish and most powerful device Samsung have ever launched.
Samsung normally launches its device at the end of February. According to rumors, the device was expected to hit the market on 26th February 2017 at Mobile World Congress event but Samsung has confirmed that it won’t be releasing its latest device at the event. Samsung might release its extremely awaited device in the last days of March or April 2017. Some news states that it will be officially released on 21st April. Meanwhile, you may get fascinated by the release of Nokia P1 and Blackberry Mercury.
Samsung has completed its investigation for the note 7 flaming issues so this device will be safe and secure. According to the hottest leaks, Samsung S8 will have a 4K resolution or Quad HD. S8 will come in two screen sizes, 5.8 inches and 6.2 inches with curved and Quad HD resolution. The news is that home button from the bottom and SAMSUNG logo at the top have been removed in this device to increase the screen size and its nearly bezel-free.
Samsung Galaxy S8 design
It is said that Samsung will be providing fingerprint sensor on the back of the device with similar but better and refined design. S8 will be water and dust resistant. There are rumors that fingerprint scanner is placed next to the camera, users may take time to get used to the odd location of fingerprint scanner but according to the leaks, it’s more easy and approachable location for a scanner rather than placing it at the center of the device on the back side. S8 is expected to be curvier than S7, so it will be more comfortable in hands.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Back Camera
According to the rumors, Samsung will have 12 megapixel back camera. As we have seen before in Samsung S7, the 12-megapixel camera was excellent for low light photography as well, so there is news that Samsung is going to keep the same back camera in S8 with same f/1.7 aperture. Front facing camera has been improved. It is expected to have 8-megapixel front camera with slight lens improvements and may include autofocus for the first time. It looks like Samsung will only provide one camera at the back so there would be no dual lens.
Samsung may surprise us by providing a massive battery of 4200mAh but According to some leaks it will have a battery capacity of 3,000mAh and 3,500mAh battery in its 5.8 and 6.2-inch devices, respectively. Although many devices today provide above than 4000mAh battery capacity like Infinix and Xiaomi. It may support fast charging with QuickCharge 4.0.
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Processor & OS
We’ve heard a lot of news regarding the Samsung exclusive Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip which means that other companies cannot have this chip until S8 go on sale. The new chip promises for the less battery consumption, faster speeds, and better graphics quality than ever. As for the Operating System, it is expected that this latest device would be running the latest Android Nougat v7.0.
Samsung S8 Power and RAM
As we have stated before that S8 will have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chipset which will be more powerful, faster and efficient than Snapdragon 820. The leak states that Galaxy S8 may have a 3.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon chipset, which sounds fast. As far as RAM is concerned, Samsung may have a RAM of 4GB, but rumors are still stating that Samsung will provide 6GB of RAM in its new and latest device S8.
Galaxy S8 price and Memory
The Samsung S8 will be having a storage capacity of 64 and 128 GB that can be extended by external memory card slot up to 256GB. The phone is expected to have read and write speed capacity of up to 500mpbs so transferring of data will be much fast. According to predictions, the Galaxy S8 price will have a rise of 15-20 percent as compared to its previous devices. The Samsung Galaxy S8 prices for Europe are rumored to be around EUR 799 which will be 88,332 PKR approx.