Samsung today at it's event officially took wraps off it's new flagship smartphones -the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The design is radical departure of S7 Edge, as you can see in the depicted pictures what a great evolution it is.
The two variants mostly differ in screen size-
Galaxy S8 - 5.8"
Galaxy S8+ - 6.2"
Company has finally ditched the hardware control buttons and have now pressure-sensitive on screen buttons. Plus, Samsung claims its tactile feedback is better than Apple’s.
Both the handsets are powered by 10nm Octa-core, 64-bit processor - Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 8895 chipsets, different chipsets for different countries. But the South Korea giant claims that the performance would be very similar. Both S8 and S8+ are the first smartphones to come with 1 gigabit LTE.
Needless to say both will come with Android Nougat OS pre-installed.
Battery power for S8 is 3,000mAh battery, and for S8+ comes with slightly larger battery of 3,500mAh. Both are sealed and feature Samsung’s Adaptive Fast Charging there’s fast wireless charging too, both WPC and PMA.
These duo of new smartphones will be available in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold color options. Both will go on sale starting April 21 in the US, while the date for the European regions is April 28.
As far as the price is concerned, the S8 will cost $750/€809, while the S8+ will set you back at $850/€909.
The Galaxy Note 7 debacle has put a dent on Samsung, with these new flagship devices Samsung will be hoping to regain reputation and boost it's sales