They lived to see the official presentation of Samsung Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 +. Both smartphones are very well equipped, look great and cost quite a lot. Check what they offer year's flagship Samsung, valued respectively at 3499 and 3949 respectively.
Changes in the design; display
In designing the Galaxy S8 and S8 + Galaxy, Samsung decided to follow the trend, limiting the frame around the screen, and managed to close the big screens in relatively small enclosures. 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 is slightly shorter and narrower than the 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 Edge, a 6.2-inch S8 + Galaxy boasts dimensions iPhone 7 Plus. That's impressive. To frame this reduction was possible, Samsung gave the home key and fukcyjnych buttons below the screen, which are now displayed on it. Home screen button works similarly to the one found in the iPhone and it supports force.To be sure grip and housing as the most slender, Samsung has put on a new aspect ratio – 16: 9 18.5 has been replaced by: 9, so the image will be displayed in Quad HD + resolution (2960 x 1440) – a similar solution we know LG G6. In both cases we are dealing with curved edges on the Super AMOLED screens of the latest generation. They can boast UHD Alliance certified and mobile HDR premium, so it is capable of displaying the content of HDR. On a final note again that the ratio of the area of the screen to the entire front panel is in both smartphones approx. 83%.
Samsung Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 + is the flagship smartphones, so inevitably they have been equipped with top components. Their heart is the Exynos 8895, which is a system composed of ośmiordzeniowego processor (4×2,3 + 4×1,7 GHz GHz) and Mali graphics-G71MP20. The whole is made in 10nm technology and has to work with 4 GB of RAM. In selected markets (eg. China, USA) variants will be available with the Snapdragon 835. The manufacturer's files allocated 64 GB of internal memory, expandable with up to 256 GB with a memory card.
When it comes to photographic facilities, is described in both models is identical. The rear panel 12 into a dual-megapixel camera pixel with light of f / 1.7 and prepared for fans selfie 8 megapixel camera with autofocus. Honestly this is the least developed part of the specifications of Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 +, which in terms of photo opportunities will not have too much advantage over predecessors.
New biometric security
Samsung continues to seek new ways to protect their biometric smartphones. On board the Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 found a fingerprint reader, though its placement on the rear panel, next to the camera, it does not seem to be particularly fortunnym idea. An alternative is to scan the iris of the eye that we could find in felernym Galaxy Note 7, as well as the modern face recognition system. Of course, all of these methods will not only serve to unlock the phone, but for example. To approve payment or log on to the selected websites.
Assistant Bixby and docking station DeX
The Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 + we find a new assistant named Bixby, which will be run by voice or by pressing a dedicated key on one edge of the phone. Bixby is a voice assistant with an extensive functionality. With his help you will be, among others, search images, recognize objects and translate scanned text (Bixby Vision), or so-called set. Reminder (Reminder), so the phone will notify us that any meeting was planned or wanted to read at a certain time to watch a movie. Bixby will also learn user behavior and prompt we need a set of applications, information or function. The whole solution works only in English and Korean (at least for now), and his work is limited only to Samsung's application.Another important solution, developed for the Galaxy S8, is compatible with the docking station, Dex. It will allow to use a desktop mode via USB-C. It is also equipped with HDMI (send their image quality 4K UHD at 30 fps), Ethernet, and two USB 2.0 ports. The docking station is equipped with a fan, even the task of cooling the connected smartphone. The whole resembles Continuum from Microsoft.
Dedicated accessories for the Galaxy S8
- Samsung Clearview Standing Cover – 59.99 euros (approx. 250 PLN)
- Samsung LED Cover View – 59.99 euros (approx. 250 PLN)
- Samsung Keyboard Cover – 59.99 euros (approx. 250 PLN)
- Samsung Cover Alcantara – 44.99 euros (approx. 190 PLN)
- Samsung Silicone Cover – 29.99 euros (approx. 130 PLN)
- Samsung ClearCover – 19.99 EUR (approx. PLN 85)
- Samsung Cover 2-Pieces – 19.99 EUR (approx. PLN 85)
- Samsung Screen Protector – 12.99 euros (approx. $ 55)
- Wireless Charger Samsung Convertible – 79.99 euros (approx. 340 PLN)
- Samsung Dex Station – 149.99 euros (approx. 640 PLN)
- Samsung Battery Pack (with rapid charging) – 69.99 euros (approx. 300 thousand).
What else you should know about Galax Galaxy S8 and S8 +?
- smart phones offer Bluetooth 5.0 as standard, with the possibility of simultaneous transmission of data to two separate devices,
- in the sales package will include headphones AKG
- Polish version buy black, blue, silver and gray,
- batteries have a capacity of 3000 mAh and Galaxy S8 3500 mAh Galaxy S8 +.
- together with the Galaxy debuted S8: 360 Gear of recording 4K and Gear VR controller.
Polish rates the Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 +
You just got the information that the Samsung Galaxy S8 you will have to pay 3499 gold and the price of the Galaxy + S8 was set at 3949 dollars. Presale will start at any moment, and all who choose to order early, get a gift POWERBANK with a capacity of 13,000 mAh and a package of Samsung Guard, comprising an additional year to insure quick and fault repair or replacement of equipment. It is not yet official, but probably will be confirmed soon.
Specification of Samsung Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 +
|Samsung Galaxy S8||Samsung Galaxy S8 +|
|System||Android 7.0 Nougat with an overlay of Samsung Experience 8.1|
|Screen||5.8 "QHD in the proportions 18.5: 9, Super AMOLED, curved edges, Corning Glass Gorilla 5||6,2 ', QHD in the proportions 18.5: 9, Super AMOLED, curved edges, Corning Glass Gorilla 5|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 / Exynos 8895|
|GPU||Adreno 540 / Mali-G71|
|built-in memory||64 GB|
|card Slot||yes, up to 256 GB|
|The camera||MP 12, f / 1.7, pixel size 1.44 .mu.m|
|Camera||8 MP, AF|
|Battery||3000 mAh, quick charge||3500 mAh, quick charge|
|Additional information||USB Type C (3.1 Gen 1), biometric sensor on the rear panel, a voice assistant Bixby, iris scanner, DeX mode, waterproof, Bluetooth 5.0, Samsung Guard LTE Category 16|
|dimensions||148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm, 152 g.||159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm. 173 g.|