Samsung’s upcoming flagship is already making a lot of buzz on the internet. Recently we even got to see the press images of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Now, a new set of live images of the upcoming Samsung flagship have been leaked. These images reveal the front and the other sides of the phone. The two new phones will be launched on March 29.
The smartphone in the images is claimed to of the Galaxy S8 and not the S8 Plus. However, both the devices will look the same except the size difference. Design wise; the upcoming handset seems to be a mixture of the Galaxy S7 Edge and the hapless Galaxy Note 7.
The thing that will surely catch your eye is the impressive screen to body ratio. The display covers almost the entire front surface and does not even leave a place for the home button and capacitive keys. The screen subtly curves at the either sides making the Galaxy S8 look more premium than ever.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus: Rumoured Specifications
Coming to the specifications, the Galaxy S8 will rock a 5.8-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display, while the S8 Plus is going to boast a larger 6.2-inch one. Both the devices shall sport edge-curved screens. The build quality of the smartphones will be top notch will slightly curved backs for a better handling experience.
Moving on to the internals, Samsung’s upcoming flagships is expected to be the first to feature the Snapdragon 835 chip. The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will get an another variant too with the Exynos 9 series chipset. Either way, they are going to be more powerful than any present smartphone. Coming to the memory, there may be 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB or 128GB of inbuilt storage.
The Galaxy S8 will sport a 12 MP rear camera with dual pixel technology. The S8 Plus is reported to have the same one too. However, there is a possibility that Samsung may bring dual lens setup to the larger device. Speaking of the front camera, an 8 MP snapper with retina scanning facility is expected to feature in the upcoming mobiles.
The leaked photos confirm the fact that the Galaxy S8 series will actually have a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The audio port is seen to be located at the bottom alongside the speaker output, primary microphone and Type-C USB opening. Unfortunately, the images haven’t shown us the back of the phone.
Release Date and Price
Talking about the release date, March 29, 2017, seems to be the D-day. However, the global launches will not be completed until 21st April. Coming to the pricing, the Galaxy S8, and S8 Plus are expected to start around Rs. 59,900 in India at the time of launch.
Do note that all the information mentioned here are based on rumors and speculations. Thing’s might not be the same when the phones are announced officially.