Presented smartphone Samsung Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+
Samsung just introduced the long-awaited flagship smartphone Galaxy Galaxy S8 and S8+. Leaks about these devices lately was a lot, so I’ll just summarize.
So, the new Samsung SoC based on a Snapdragon or Exynos 835 8895. As always, the question of the supply of a modification will depend on the region. Both devices feature a curved Super AMOLED panel with a resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels. That is, the aspect ratio is 18.5:9. Diagonal in the case of younger smartphone is equal to 5.8 inches, and the older — 6.2 inches. Supported mode HDR10 and technology are Always On Display. Also worth noting is the presence of screen technology feedback.
RAM in the smartphone has 4GB (LPDDR4), and flash memory — 64 GB. In some regions (e.g. in China) will be sold the version with 6 GB and 128 GB respectively. A slot for a memory times. Both smartphone has a camera resolution of 12 MP and 8 with maximum aperture of F/1.7 in both cases. The has optical stabilization. Also, the cameras use sensors with the Dual Pixel technology as its predecessor.
The battery capacity is 3000 mA•h in the Galaxy S8 and 3500 mAh in Galaxy S8+. Of course, support fast charging, and also has support for fast wireless charging (WPC and PMA). You can also note the USB-C port 3.1 protection from water (IP68), fingerprint scanner, moved to a strange place, the scanner iris of the eye and additional physical button to launch the voice assistant Bixby.
Dimensions of the smartphone equal of 148.9 x 68,1 x 8 mm weight 155 g Junior apparatus and 159.5 x 73,4 x 8.1 mm weight 173 g for the older. In the United States new items can be purchased for 750 and $ 850, respectively. The smartphone will be available in black, gray, steel, blue, and gold color options. U.S. sales will start on April 21.
It is worth noting voice assistant Bixby. To begin, we note that in the first stage, its functionality is limited, but Samsung will add new features over time. Bixby knows what you do its competitors. That is, to answer questions, collecting information in the Network. How is he «smarter» than the same Google Assistant, has yet to learn. Development Samsung is able to determine the product with the camera and look for it on Amazon. In the asset there is a text translation in real-time. But those same features that will completely control the smartphone through voice commands, are not yet available and will appear later. Overall Bixby is still a dark horse, but Samsung clearly makes it a big bet.
Included with the smartphones come dvuhdverny headphones AKG. Dock Dex, which allows you to transform the smartphone into a kind of desktop PC will be sold separately. Read more about it we will write in a separate news.