Samsung Galaxy S8 may be the first device to support Bluetooth 5
Specifications 5 Bluetooth (Bluetooth 5.0) was taken a week ago. The new standard differs from the previous primarily increased communication range and data rate.
As for the implementation of the new standard you need the appropriate hardware solutions, the first smartphones that support Bluetooth 5 is expected next year.
According to the source, it may become the first Samsung Galaxy S8. There are no arguments in favor of this are not given, but you may recall that the Korean giant member of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, which is responsible for developing standards for this technology. Recall, Galaxy S8 can also be the first smartphone in the market equipped with new optical fingerprint scanner.