If the rumors are to be believed, these smartphones should be better than anything anyone has seen before with an upgraded display panel, new CPU and improved camera sensors possibly making the Galaxy S8 the cellular device to beat this year.
The Korean tech giant Samsung already has some strong competition with LG, Huawei and Google itself all recently launching new flagship smartphone devices.
The Cupertino-based tech titan Apple will also launch a fully refreshed iPhone in fall which is expected to include some state-of-the-art new technology.
So, to get fans reaching for their pockets, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is going to need to be very good and these are some of the few things the OEM needs to get right to help it top the award-winning Galaxy S7 Edge.
The rumors suggest that the Galaxy S8 will include Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 835 system on chip processor which could bring an immense improvements to this latest smartphone’s power.
Samsung’s new flagship needs to outscore the competition when it comes to speed and the firm will be hoping this CPU boost will finally place it ahead of the Apple iPhone and Google Pixel. The Galaxy S8 will no doubt ship with Android Nougat out of the box but the OEM needs to make sure its users get access to Google’s next mobile operating system update much faster in the future.
All the Samsung Galaxy S8 rumors point to the having another curved display.
Samsung makes some of the best display in the industry and this new device will no doubt be bigger, better and, crisper and brighter.
However, Samsung was accused of having issues with the Galaxy S7 Edge with a number of users reporting problems with light bleeding from the edge of the screen display.
The South Korean OEM responded to the claims saying that “due to the curved display, light can spread around to the curved areas of the screen display. With display technology getting more advanced day by day, hopefully the company has sorted this setback on the Galaxy S8.
The Galaxy S8 is expected to follow the its predecessor with wire-free charging but the firm really needs to pop a charging dock out of the box. The competition in Android OEM community are also thought to be developing on wireless charging without the need for a dock.
According to latest reports, all the important details has now been confirmed, and for those desperate to get their hands on the Galaxy S8, luckily you don’t have to wait any longer.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders will actually be offered on March 29, just minutes after the smartphone is handed its formal announcement. However, the much-anticipated Android smartphone isn’t expected to hit retailers’ shelves until April.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will sports Qualcomm’s latest high-end Snapdragon 835 CPU and paired with 4GB of RAM and Google’s latest Android 7.1 Nougat mobile platform. There is also a 12-megapixel camera sensor with the ability to capture 1000fps super slow-motion video alongside a new 8-megapixel on the front-end of the phone.
Some reports suggesting the Samsung Galaxy S8 release date will be made available in the United States and Europe a full month after its official launch on April 29. Further reports, however, have suggested that the phone to hit Samsung’s native land in South Korea as early as April 11.
Early reports suggests that the phone will cost €799 starting price, with the larger, 6.2-inch Samsung Galaxy S8+ to be priced €899.