Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have already received a lot of accolades in 2016. Later on, the South Korean giant lost momentum because of Note 7 Fiasco. This time, everyone is waiting for Galaxy S8 to come in 2017. There are rumors floating about the specifications of most awaited Galaxy S8 online for a while now. From 6” display to 8GB memory, here’s what to know about this super Smartphone.
Every year, Samsung has recorded having same launch period. It introduces every flagship device by February end at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress (MWC). But Samsung’s strategy will reportedly be changed in 2017. According to Wall Street Journal reports, Samsung will reveal S8 by April.
What about 8GB RAM?
Do you know how much RAM does a phone require?
Though Samsung has stuck with 4GB RAM so far on its devices, there are rumors that S8 will double the RAM. If Ice Universe reports are to be believed, there are rumors that S8 will feature 8GB RAM made with patented 10nm fabrication technology.
Naver, a South Korean publication reported that Samsung could be working with 6” display on their Smartphone. According to the report, Samsung is using S-Pen with S8 Plus. However, the functionality was reduced.
Samsung has given enough hints that it will be launching the whole new Virtual Assistant in its S8 series. According to a WSJ report, Samsung could include the dedicated button to start this program. However, this hardware changes is not finalized yet. Samsung owned Viv Labs on October 2016 that was co-founded by the team which developed Siri. Executives in Samsung have shared about this virtual assistant.
According to Rhee In-Jong, Samsung Vice President, the existing Galaxy devices need individual applications for the users to order Coffee or Pizza. With the whole new AI platform, they can do things or order things without getting through different apps.
According to a report from SamMobile, the upcoming Galaxy S8 will look much like iPhone and will be launched without 3.5mm jack but with USB Type-C port to connect headphones. It had launched Note 7 with Type-C port. If the company takes it a step ahead with another device, it definitely won’t be shocking.
Dual Curved Edge Display
According to a Korean Herald report in September, Samsung is likely to ditch the flat-screen for Samsung Galaxy S8. According to the reports, Samsung may launch it with two 5.1” and 5.5” curved edged panels sourced from its display-making Samsung Display unit. According to the rumors, Samsung will cut down the bezels on display and another report is that S8 will come with 90% screen-to-body ratio.
According to a Weibo tipster, S8 will be working on 13MP rear shooter with 12MP shooter on its back. According to other reports, Samsung can skip dual camera trend.
There are two processors in Galaxy S lineup – one is Samsung Exynos in India and other is advanced Qualcomm which is launched in US and other regions. Galaxy S8 is rumored to come with Exynos 8895, as reported by SamMobile.