As per the latest news, due to change in design lately, Samsung Galaxy S8 launch date is shifted to April 8, 2017. Else the new phone from Samsung was all set to be made official in the MWC 2017 event in February. So the recent news or we can say the recent rumors which are coming in a bunch these days about this new device made it clear that the release date of Samsung Galaxy S8 will be April 8, 2017, or even after that as the instrument is set to launch on that day.
Smartphone lovers of some countries might even have to wait until June and July to have a hands on this premium flagship device. The launch date of this new upcoming device is going to be almost one month late from the last years’ flagship device S7 and S7 Edge which were launched last year on March 11, 2016. The delay in the launch of the new flagship device is may be due to the faulty design of the Note 7 that cause the devices to set on fire or explode in some cases.
Full Specifications –
With some design changes, this new premium flagship device will be expected to sport the 5.7 – inch of the Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display which is quite large than its previous predecessor S7 launched last year. This new phone is said to have the 515 ppi of the pixels density that will give you the 2560 x 1440 pixels of the Quad HD display resolutions. For the protection of the screen, there is the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 over the top, and also it is present there on the back panel of the phone.
The protection measure for this device doesn’t end here only. The phone is expected with the IP68 certification for the dust proof and water resistant technology just like S7 and S7 Edge. Also, Samsung Pay will be expected to feature in this premium device. This new smartphone will be available in both single and dual sim options where single sim device will have the dedicated microSD card slot, and the dual sim phone will have the hybrid microSD card slot.
When we are talking about the microSD card slots in the device then how can we forget to mention the top feature of this device that is the on – board 8 GB of RAM which will make the device to work faster than ever and in any situation. When it comes to the internal memory of this device, then it will be featuring the two different variants of 64 GB and 128 GB with the microSD card slot (dedicated for the single sim and hybrid for the dual sim device) to expand the memory further ahead up to 256 GB.
The smartphone will work on all the three network connectivity carriers and will have the 4G VoLTE/LTE as the top network connectivity carrier. For better connectivity feature the smartphone will have all the top features which include WiFi with DualBand – HotSpot – WiFi Direct, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS with A – GPS, BDS, GLONASS, and Type – C reversible USB connector v3.0, and NFC. Just like its predecessor, it is expected to feature too many sensors like Iris scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, and SpO2.
The front – mounted fingerprint sensor will provide extra security measure and fast unlocking fo the phone. With such impressive and amazing specifications of Samsung Galaxy S8 are expected to be powered in two different options. The one will have the latest and best Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 SoC while the other one will have the Samsung’s own Exynos 8895 Octa SoC. The smartphone will have the TocuhWiz UI over the Android v7.0 – Nougat operating system.
When it comes to do photography using this upcoming smartphone then it is expected to give you the best shots with the Dual 12 MP of the rear facing primary camera which has the Optical image stabilization, touch focus, face – detection, smile – detection, Auto HDR, Panorama, 4K HD video recording with simultaneous 9 MP of image recording, and geo – tagging. As the secondary camera, the phone is said to be employed with the 8 MP of the front facing camera with dual video call and Auto HDR.
The above mentioned Samsung Galaxy S8 specifications are just the alleged and rumored ones though there are a few leaks that give the information about the specs of the device. But there are no leaks and only rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S8 price which will be expected to fall in the premium budget range just like its predecessor S7 launched last year.
Price in USA is 955$
Price in Europe is 900€
Price in Britain (UK) is 770£
Price in India is 64,999 Indian Rupees
Price in Canada is 1265 Canadian Dollars
Price in Australia is 1270 Australian Dollars
Price in Malaysia is 4270 Malaysian Ringgits
Price in Sri Lanka is 141,650 Sri Lankan Rupees
Price in Pakistan is 100,050 Pakistani Rupees
So what are your views on the Samsung Galaxy S8 specifications and price? Do you think the specs and features of this new smartphone will be anyway different from the S7 or not? Please do share your views with us.