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Confirmed: Samsung Galaxy S8 Launching On March 29

It looks like Samsung has a different strategy to market its next flagship phone, Samsung Galaxy S8. Instead of choosing the biggest platform to introduce its flagship smartphone, the company declared another date for its launch. Yes, Samsung Galaxy S8 is launching on March 29, confirmed by the company in a press conference. Samsung has picked New York to unleash its next phone in the Galaxy S lineup.

Samsung Galaxy S8

Considering the Note 7 battery issue, Samsung has confirmed that Galaxy S8 will undergo a lengthier and more thorough battery testing process. The S8 is rumored to share the LG G6’s slender bezels and high screen-to-body ratio. It will also feature a dual-camera setup, wireless charging, and waterproof design.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications

The upcoming Galaxy S8 is likely to feature a SUPER AMOLED capacitive, 5.8-inch display with (1440 X 2960 pixels) screen resolution and ~568 ppi pixel density. The screen will be further protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with 2.45 GHz processor. It is further coupled to a 4GB RAM and 64/128 GB internal storage. The internal storage can be further upgraded up to 256GB via microSD.


For taking care of graphics, Adreno 540 GPU will be equipped. For imaging, a 12MP rear camera is equipped with f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, OIS and LED flash. Whereas, the secondary camera is an 8MP with f/1.7, and auto HDR. Connectivity options will include WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and USB Type-C.

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Galaxy S8 will also feature Iris scanner, fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, and SpO2. Fueling it will be a non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.

Pricing And Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will be launching on March 29 at an expected price of Rs 63,000. We can expect the next Samsung flagship in India by mid of this year. The Galaxy S8 will be eyeing to lock horns against LG G6, and iPhone 7.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.