Samsung’s Journey to the new Galaxy S8
July 7, 2016
Samsung has already given us OLED display, dual SIM connectivity and edgeless display. But taking all the rumors into consideration, all these features may seem a bit mundane. Let us delve into the world of speculations and rumors which surround the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8. This will both give us a good idea regarding what to expect and what is a distinct possibility.
Samsung was always known for its impeccable OLED displays which usually cost a fortune. But that has been Samsung’s USP till the new Bravia craze overthrew the good ol’ OLED cravings. But this time Samsung is here with an answer to Sony’s Bravia engines that power the new Xperia Z series. Galaxy S8 will feature nothing less than a 4K display with an 830 ppi pixel density. Such a high resolution display automatically paves way for speculations regarding VR. In fact, there is more than one source which is talking about Samsung trying to introduce a VR tech pairable with their new phones by next year.
Journey to the Galaxy Core
The new Samsung S8 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 octa-core 3.2 GHz processor. This will surely be one of the fastest processors of next year to support a mammoth 128 GB internal memory. The 6 GB RAM will ensure that the Galaxy S8 runs smooth and fast, without glitches. The upcoming model will be featuring Android N and the next featured upgrades by the time S8 is launched in April 2017. This will mean a fresh application interface, new VR interface and extended support for PlayStore, Photos, YouTube and Google StreetView.
The upcoming S8 will feature a massive 30 MP rear camera and a 15 MP front camera. Now that is not all; this model from Samsung will also include geo-tagging, facial recognition, smile detection and panorama features. Users can easily toggle between the photo mode and auto HDR video modes with dual video recording options.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 will definitely feature a 5G connectivity and dual SIM slots. The second micro SIM slot can also double as a MicroSD card slot for extension of memory (up to 128 GB) in the dual SIM models. In addition to these there are the regular connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HotSpot and reversible USB connectors.
Protection for the phone and the users
The new phone will come with added security and safety measures. On one hand, the phone will brandish Corning Gorilla Glass 5.0 which is resistant to wear and tear. On the other hand, the phone will definitely come with a fingerprint scanner and iris scanner which can easily verify the identity of the user before allowing access to sensitive details. In addition to these the phone will also feature gyrometers, compass, heart rate checkers and barometers.
Hold your breath
The Samsung S8 will be a complete phone, appropriate for all users around the globe. You may have to exercise patience till next April (2017) before the phone is launched in the main markets. Smaller markets may have to wait an added month. The price will hover around $900 USD for all markets irrespective of Samsung’s market share. we also hope that Galaxy Note 7 also release with same price tag.