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Live from New York: Samsung Unpacks Galaxy S8

samsung unpacks galaxy s8

29 March 2017, USA:

Finally, the time has arrived, the wait is over as Samsung has started unpacking the much-anticipated phone Samsung Galaxy S8. Watch it live here:

Galaxy S8 series uses a 2960×1440 resolution for what Samsung calls WQHD+. This results in 568 pixels-per-inch on the 5.8-inch Galaxy S8, and 531 pixels-per-inch on the 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+.

The phone has 8MP Front camera and Dual pixel 12 MP rear camera. The Autofocus Front Camera quickly detects your face to take perfect selfies in any conditions and yes, you now have multiple options to open the phone lock with a fingerprint or an eye scanner- Iris.

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be available starting on April 21 for Rs. 56,000- Rs. 63,000 (€799-€899), and will be offered in a rich color palette including Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold. The phone is waterproof and safe up to 1.5m and up to 30min, it is dust resistant as well!

The company has provided a more efficient processor for faster downloads, longer battery life and yes wasted energy.

Samsung introduced Bixby which completely changes the way you interact with your phone. It’s a personal assistant that understands talk, text, and taps so you are never confined to one mode of communication. Also, it completely changes the way you search. Just open your camera app and show Bixby what you want. It’s that easy.

Amazing new virtual experiences and a motion controller let you interact like never before.

“The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ usher in a new era of smartphone design and fantastic new services, opening up new ways to experience the world,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are our testament to regaining your trust by redefining what’s possible in safety and marks a new milestone in Samsung’s smartphone legacy.”


Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Product Specifications

Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8+
OS Android 7.0
Network LTE Cat. 16**May differ by markets and mobile operators
Dimension 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm, 155g 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm, 173g
AP Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10 nm processorOcta core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10 nm processor

*May differ by markets and mobile operators

Memory 4GB RAM (LPDDR4), 64GB (UFS 2.1)*May differ by markets and mobile operators
Display 5.8” (146.5mm)1 Quad HD+(2960×1440), (570ppi) 6.2” (158.1mm)1 Quad HD+(2960×1440), (529ppi)
1 Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners
Camera Rear: Dual Pixel 12MP OIS (F1.7), Front: 8MP AF (F1.7)
Battery 3,000 mAh 3,500 mAh
Fast Charging on wired and wirelessWireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
Payment NFC, MST
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAMBluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC,

Location (GPS, Galileo*, Glonass, BeiDou*)

*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited.

Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor,
Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor,RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
Audio MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB,FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF
Video MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

 

(Images- Samsung Twitter)

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