Samsung is working on two new GalaxyS variants and will announce soon on Wednesday night (29.3.2017). Yes, your guess it right we are just a few hours away from the official launch of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Smartphones. Now it’s confirmed that Samsung is going to announce S8 flagship on March 29, and will be available in the market by April. This year we are going to see S8 and S8+ variants and most interesting thing about is, it will not have the physical home button. This page is created to cover all the rumors, news and facts about upcoming Samsung S8 & S8 Plus, so please stay tuned with us.
Update: Samsung has confirmed its Galaxy Unpacked Event through their official youtube channel. The event will happen on 29.03.2017 as we rumored earlier. Here we have the official video.
Earlier, last year the name “Galaxy X” came up and most of up thought that it would be foldable Smartphone. And rumors like eg. Samsung will release that along with S8 in the month of Feb-March 2017 are started taking fire. Price will be different for both of that, however, specs will almost same. The only big noticeable difference is a screen. X will have a foldable screen and S8 will have edge screen. But as if now there is no confirmation for Galaxy X model but Yes We have Good news for Galaxy S8 Fans.
What is the Release Date of Galaxy S8?
Though Samsung Company has not yet announced their Galaxy S8 release date, insider information has confirmed that the device will launch on March 29, 2017. After the Note7 Blast incident Company is more concerned regarding the security of GalaxyS8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Smartphones.
Earlier this year we thought Samsung to launch Galaxy S8 in MWC as expected but things changed in a couple of months. But “Changes is the necessity of life” so does Samsung they called all the Note7 model from the market and resolved the issues. Now, they are focusing on the S8 and Samsung S8 Plus. If you are a fan of Samsung then you should read our compiled specs and features of upcoming S8 Active.
What Should we Expect from Samsung Galaxy S8?
Of course, there are a lot of expectations from this phone. The company is known not to disappoint when it comes to launching a smart device. There are numerous features and specs that have already been confirmed as incorporated in the phone. The expected features and specs of Galaxy S8 will be discussed here below.
Eye-catching Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge Features
Here below are some of the features that you should expect to see. By considering all the other competitors and Samsung’s previous record, we have compiled this list of features for you. There are strong rumors that company is also working on Galaxy Note8 as well for early launch this year. Now, let’s have a detailed look at the specifications and features of upcoming Galaxy S8 Smartphone.
- Improved Security
Security is a feature that Samsung has been watching in the recent release. With the Galaxy S8, the company will not be taking any risks with security. The phone will be the most secure phone in the world. Some of the security features that we expect to see include eye scanning technology. The eye-scanning technology has been there before and therefore Samsung will only be working on improving it by making it more efficient. Expect a quicker response and lesser time in registering retina information.
- Fast Speed
Another major concern by Samsung will be to improve speed and performance. As it will be highlighted when mentioning the specs of this phone, the speed and performance will be simply amazing.
- 4k Resolution
Yes, you are right. Upcoming Galaxy smartphone will have 4k resolution display. Samsung has manufactured new AMOLED display which is going to be part of next Samsung Flagship phablet. It going to improve color saturation, 4k resolution, light in size and will take less power to operate.
- Unique Glass-like Surround
The new Samsung Galaxy S8 will come with a unique glass-like surround that will hold up much better than the existing ones. The surround will not only be durable but also smart and thus serve a double function.
- Rapid Charging
As it has been seen with the previous productions, most high-end mobile devices are incorporating the feature of fast charging to lure businessmen. If you want to experience the best then you will need to wait for upcoming Samsung S8. This phone will come with a super fast charging ability. The rapid charging feature will allow you to charge your battery to its full capacity in only 20 minutes.
- Android Auto & Android Pay
Some of the trending ways of doing things will also be featured in the S 8. With your Galaxy Samsung S8, you will be able to control music in your car using the Android Auto app. Similarly, you can check out at different retail shops with your S8. The shopping ability will be powered by the Android Pay.
Amazing Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are going to be an amazing smartphone. Here we have a complete list of its specifications and features below:
|Mobile Phone||Galaxy S8||Galaxy S8+|
|Water & Dust Resistance||IP68 Standard,
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
|RAM & Processors||4GB RAM, Exynos 8895,
Snapdragon 835, Adreno 540
|4GB RAM, Exynos 8895,
Snapdragon 835, Adreno 540
|Primary Camera||12 MP f/1.7 aperture, 26mm, OIS, Phase detection, LED Flash||Dual 12 MP f/1.7 aperture, 26mm, OIS, Phase detection, LED Flash|
|Front camera||8 MP, f/1.7, dual video call, Auto HDR||8 MP, f/1.7, dual video call, Auto HDR|
|Networks Supported||GSM / HSPA / LTE / 4G
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
|GSM / HSPA / LTE / 4G
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
|Connectivity||v4.2 Bluetooth, A-GPS, NFC, GLONASS, BDS, v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector||v4.2 Bluetooth, A-GPS, NFC, GLONASS, BDS, v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Camera Features||1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama||1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama|
|Battery||3000 mAh||3500 mAh|
|Colors||Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold||Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold|
The S8 and S8+ will have some of the most amazing specification that all mobile devices should contain. Although most of the specs for these two devices remains same except their size. Here below is a detailed list of the Samsung Galaxy S8 specs.
- Camera Features
The smartphone will come with amazing camera features for maximum photo and video experience. Some of the features will include optical image stabilization, auto laser focus, HDR, geo-tagging and facial recognition.
The Galaxy S8 Edge will have two cameras. The front camera will be of 12 megapixels while the rear camera will be of 30 megapixels. There is nothing more that you can expect than what it will be offering.
- Memory Options
Of course, there will be improved memory options when the S8 will be released. The phone will have two memory options to choose from. There will be 64 and 128 GB internal memory options to choose from.
- Expandable dual micro SD cards: the memory feature will be made better by the expandable memory option that allows users to insert dual micro SD cards. Storage space will not be an issue with this device.
- RAM: the phone will be running on a 6 GB RAM. This has will make its speed to be at its best. This will enhance the phone’s performance.
- Screen Display
The S8 will come with a 5.3” 4K display with a 4096 x 2160 screen resolution. The screen display will be wide enough and clear for perfect viewing.
The S8 will come with a powerful battery of 6200 mAh capacity. This means that you can actually surf for two days continuously with this battery. Other battery features include:
- Wireless charging: the battery of this phone will allow for wireless charging. This technology will not be new to Samsung because they have used it before.
- Super fast charging: you will be able to charge the battery up to 80% in just 10 minutes. To fill the capacity of the battery, you will only need 20 minutes.
Rumored Unique Features of Samsung S8
There are features that have not yet been confirmed but are likely to be part of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 once released. The rumored features include:
It was loudly rumored feature for S6 but due to some problem in testing, Samsung has might decided to postpone that for upcoming S 8. By looking at their past track records, we are super optimistic that company will bring it in Galaxy S8 for sure. You might see three models like S8, S8 Edge, and S8 Flexi. Price for Flexi would be a bit higher than first two, but worth every single penny you spend on that.
Clear Force Touch
This will be a feature that Samsung will be seeking to introduce to counter Apple’s 3D touch which gained much popularity when it was released. The Clear Force Touch feature by Samsung will see the phone detect the pressure of the finger being applied on the display and presents different options.
Android N Operating System
It has also been rumored that Samsung will be quick to use the latest android OS in the new S8. Though it comes as a rumor, you can bet that Samsung will only use the best operating system. As soon as Android N is launched, then be sure that the S8 will be using it.
USB Type-C Port
It is also rumored that upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 will be coming with USB type-C port that will allow for the fast transfer of data.
The above-mentioned features are what we expect to see in the 2nd quarter of 2017 when Samsung will be releasing their S8.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Price List
Upon its release, the Galaxy S8 Edge is expected to retail at $900 USD. This will be the standard price for the device. There will be a slight upward deviation when using other international currencies. Here we have compiled a country wise price list for Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus / Edge:
|Country||Galaxy S8 Price||Galaxy S8+ Price|
|Galaxy S8 Price in USA||$899 USD||$999|
|Price in Canada||1185 CAD||1315 CAD|
|Price in UK||845 Euro||938 Euro|
|Price in India||60000 INR||67999 INR|
|Price in Dubai||3301 Dirham||3669 Dirham|
|Price in Japan||100899 YEN||112000 YEN|
|Price in Russia||53555 Ruble||59509 Ruble|
|Prince in Australia||1170 AUD||1299 AUD|
|Price in Indonasia||11997155 Rupiah||13331655 Rupiah|
There will be a small difference in price for each of the models of S8. Models are based on storage space and their features like Edge, Classic, and Flexi. If you choose Galaxy S8 Edge with 64GB space then you will need to pay high but if you go for Classic with 31GB then you will able reduce your spending. But if you have enough money to spend then go for Edge with 128GB and get all the features.
Galaxy S8 Price won’t be that much high and you will get it for low if you Pre-Order that. I will let you know how to do that to reduce its price.
Why should you Wait and Buy S8 Smartphone?
This is the best device ever. With more than one year to its release, many people are talking about it. When you wait to buy this device, you will be among the lucky people who will own the best mobile device in the world. The above-mentioned features should also make you wait for this device and buy it immediately upon release of Galaxy S8 and Edge.
Galaxy S8 Active Rumors
Samsung will launch S8 at MWC 2017 with 4K ultra HD display. Samsung will also release Galaxy X Foldable later this year. But for now, everyone’s eyes are eagerly waiting to see Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. There will be another series called Galaxy S8 Active that will be available in July of 2017. It will have bit high configuration and extra features than Edge series. This blog is dedicated for Samsung Galaxy Fans. If you have any suggestions for us then don’t hesitate to comment it down. Do bookmark us or join our facebook or Google+ page to get all the latest updates.
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