Samsung Galaxy S8: the first smartphone with infinity HDR display

Samsung Galaxy S8 the most popular smartphone in the world along with Apple iPhone. The phone released on 29th March 2017 at Mobile world congress Barcelona with bigger version Galaxy S8+ device. The event didn’t host Galaxy S8 Edge, and it seems unnecessary when we have an Edge to Edge display S8 phone. 

        Galaxy S8’s 5.8-inch curved Super AMOLED design fulfills absence of Edge version which Samsung has discontinued for the good. Samsung’s new family member is even baddas, 6.2-inch version S8+ with same infinity WQHD+ display. The resolution of these phones has same with 1,440 x 2,960 pixels, 570 ppi(s8) and 529 ppi (s8+).

Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Smartphone

The Best Features of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

  • 12-Megapixel Optical Image Stabilization camera with larger f1.7 aperture
  • 8-Megapixel front camera
  • Qualcomm 835 Processor 
  • Bluetooth 5.0 (four times faster than 4.0)
  • Bigger HDR display

Samsung introduced the HDR display for the first time on S8 and S8 Plus following Sony’s Xperia XL phone which also contains the Same display. Before, we could imagine these types of display on only bigger devices like television and monitors. Now Samsung has made S8’s display bigger and even better. 

S0 What HDR stands for?

Samsung’s HDR Super AMOLED display produces balance color in every fragment of screen. The HDR (High Dynamic Range) maintains color accuracy for better viewing experience. There are many HDR contents on Amazon store which now you can directly watch on Galaxy S8 and S8+ phone. 

Samsung Galaxy S8 HDR display

Bluetooth 5.0 on S8 and S8+

Bluetooth 5.0 which can carry shift more data while covering four times the distance that is achieved by S7 Bluetooth is a unique feature of Galaxy S8 and S8+. The Galaxy S8 Bluetooth is now four times rapid and carries 2MBPS data every second. Now it is possible to listen even farther than before. The S7 can cover only 15-Meters distance which has now substituted by S8 that covers almost 60-Meters distance. 


Qualcomm 835 Processor 

Samsung is selling two types of S8 devices, the one comes with Qualcomm 835 Quad-Core processor which will be separately sold in the USA and in Some Europen country and the another one Exynos 8895 processor that is specially designed for the Asian market. Qualcomm 835 processor with 4GB RAM will be available in USA and Europe and Exynoss 8895 processor with 6GB RAM in China, India and other Asian countries. 

          Behind this, Samsung told, In Asia consumer’s demands are high on specifications of the phone. Many chines models come with 6GB or even 8GB of RAM, in this Scenario, the South Korean Giant Samsung has automatically involved on Specifications war. Though, the different processor hasn’t drastically changed on Galaxy S8’s performance.


Storage and Memory

Both S8 and S8+ are available in 4GB RAM with 64GB internal memory. The S8 also offers external microSD memory slot which holds up to 256GB of extra memory.  


Galaxy S8, S8+ Price Information

Pre-Orders has begun and Samsung starts shipping devices from 19th April 2017. The new Galaxy S8 costs $750 in USA and S8 Plus version comes at $850. In the UK S8+ has £689, S8+ £779. In Australia, Samsung is selling S8 for AUD $1,199 and S8+ AUD $1,349. In Canada S8 comes at CAD $1,035, S8+ CAD 1,115. In Europe, it has a price range between 799 Euro to 819 Euro for S8 and 880-899 Euro for S8 Plus. 

     In Dubai S8 you can buy S8 for 2,799 AED, S8+ 3,099 AED. In Singapore S8 comes at SGD $1,148, S8+ SGD $1,298. In Malaysia, it costs RM3,299 and 3,699 for S8+. If you are in Indonesia you are lucky, in Indonesia the S8 and S8 phones are USD $50 cheaper than other countries at Rp. 10,499,000 for s8 and Rp. 11,999,000 for S8+.

Full Specifications of Galaxy S8 and S8+

Specifications Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+
Dimensions 68.1 X 148.9 X 8.0 mm,

73.4 x 159.5 x 8.1 mm (S8+)

Camera Rear 12-MP, OIS, Auto Focus
Camera Front 8-MP
Internal Memory 64-GB
Expandable Memory Yes, up to 256GB
Battery 3,000mAh (non-removable),

3,500mAh (S8+)

Battery Standby Time 3.38 days (S8), 4 days (s8+)
Main Display Size 5.8-inch (s8), 6.2-inch (s8+)
Display Resolution 1,440 x 2,960 (WQHD+)
Display Features Super AMOLED, HDR, Infinity
Pixel Density 570 ppi (S8) , 529 ppi (S8+)
3.5mm headphone Yes
Wi-Fi 802.1 b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
Network 3G, 4G, LTE
Barometer Yes
Accelrometer Yes
Compass Yes
Proximity Yes
Heart Rate Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Biometric Sensor Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Virtual Assistant Yes, Samsung Bixby

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