The most awaited Samsung Galaxy S8 is now Official. In the event named “Samsung Galaxy S8 Unpacked”, Samsung unveiled the features and specifications of its latest flagship Android smart phone. Titled “Unbox your phone“, the Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with lot of improvements from its predecessor the Samsung Galaxy S7. The Infinity Display featuring bezel-less full frontal edge to edge screen, Bixby which is smarter, like a personal assistant and the Security Improvements including Face recognition and Iris scanner are some of them. Thanks to the developers, for they have retained the Water proof ability unlike the upgrade from Galaxy S5 to S6. The cameras got even better. The face focusing 8MP front camera is perfect for selfies. And the dual pixel 12MP rear camera is capable of capturing your beautiful pics even under low light conditions.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Specifications Overview
Screen & Display: 5.8 inch Quad HD, Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass
OS: Android version 7.0 Nougat
Processor: Exynos 2.35GHz+1.95GHz octa core processor
Memory: 4GB RAM with internal memory of 64GB, dedicated card slot upto 256GB
Camera:12 MP dual pixel sensor main camera with flash and 8MP front camera
Battery: Li-ion 3000mAh non removable battery
Special Features and Functions in Samsung Galaxy S8
- Infinity Display
The infinity display has an incredible end to end screen that spills over the phone’s sides, forming a continuous, smooth surface. The screen to body ratio has increased a lot. So, the display got bigger without having an impact on the phone size. The infinity display is more vibrant and richer. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first phone to get the Mobile HDR Premium certification. The Home button is hidden beneath the Infinity Display. The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes in 5 colours, viz; Midnight black, Artic silver, Maple gold, Coral blue and Orchid gray.
2. Dual Pixel S8 Camera
Samsung brought the Dual pixel camera technology in Galaxy S7. The Samsung Galaxy S8 features a dual pixel primary camera which is 12 Megapixels. Apart from that, it has a multi frame processor which captures continuous frames all the time and you can select the photos with best attributes in it. It also reduces noise and increase the brightness.
The selfie camera in Galaxy S8 is even more interesting. The sensor is is 8 megapixels in size. It has an inbuilt smart auto focus feature that automatically detects the face and focuses to it very fastly.
3. Galaxy S8 Processor & Hardware
The S8 processor is very small in size, it fits in just 10nm. The CPU is 10% faster than its predecessor. And the GPU is up by 21%. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is IPv6 resistant to dust and water. It packs a powerful 3000mAh battery with the power of wireless charging. The S8 battery goes through an 8 point tough battery checkup which ensures that it is more safe.
4. S8 Security Features
S8 features a biometric finger print sensor, which was first introduced in Galaxy S5. The finger print sensor is moved to the back to create more space for the display. Again, a brand new iris scanner is introduced in S8. It maps your iris and creates a unique digital signal which adds a higher level of security to your smart phone. It also has face recognition to instantly access your smart phone. So in Galaxy S8, you have five different ways to lock your phone. The iris, face, fingerprint, pattern and the password.
With Samsung Pay, you can use your smart phone for shopping in place of debit or credit cards. Samsung has partnered with more than 870 banks globally. The Samsung pass feature uses the iris scanner and fingerprint to login to apps and websites. Samsung is right now dealing with partners like Bank of America, usbank, Mastercard, Visa and others to integrate Samsung pass to more services.
Bixby is a new intelligent interface that re imagines the mobile user experience. It is intended to do the tasks easily without usual swipes and taps. It combines voice and touch, images and information, your location and habits to make your life easier. Its more like an assistant which intelligently give you suggestions for which you are looking for. For example, if you are taking a photo of a building and you need to know the restaurants in that, Bixby will quickly come up with the list of the restaurants.Again, if you want to buy something, take a picture of that, click the Bixby option and he will come up with the models of the material available from the partners.
Bixby automatically adapts and anticipates to your routine and what you need. When you swipe right on the home screen, Bixby takes you to a personalized contextual page. It shows information from the apps you use from one convenient place. It shows cards of gallery, email, news and other third party apps like whatsapp, Facebook, Uber, etc according to your location and time. In the morning it may show the news and the weather. In the evening, it may show something else useful. The more you use it, the more it learns.
6. Samsung Connect – Internet Of Things(IoT)
The Internet Of Things is a technology that enables us to connect and communicate with the digital devices surrounding us. With Samsung Connect, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is IoT enabled. With Bixby and Samsung connect, you can control all the connected devices at home with your voice. But, IoT can have some wireless connection problems due to interference. So, Samsung has come up with Samsung Connect Home. It is a premium router and IoT hub in one. It provides mesh spaced WiFi to boost your connectivity at home.
Impressed? Samsung Galaxy S8 is available from April 21st. Don’t wait. Preorder now itself.
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