Official Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus, All you need to know.


After endless rumors, speculation and photos were the Samsung leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, perhaps the least well-kept secrets in the mobile. In a new edition of Samsung in London and Unpacked New York, the manufacturer made the devices for the first time officially revealed.

You can buy Galaxy S8 from April 28, at a suggested retail price of 799 euros. In all major providers you can from this Galaxy S8 subscription tonight. Go for a loose Galaxy S8 Plus, it will cost you 899 euros, but here you can opt for a Galaxy S8 plus subscription. The first Samsung Galaxy Postmen S8 has a special pre-order action. Buy now, because you have the device already at home on April 20th.

Official Samsung Galaxy S8


Large screen, compact design

At the center of the design, with a remarkable major screen. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is equipped with a 5.8-inch screen, a size larger than the 5.1-inch Galaxy S7 screen. However, the new device is equipped with a so-called Infinity screen, which occupies almost the entire facade and extends to the edges. Only to find the top and bottom edges are small. As a result, the Galaxy S8 is, in practice, as wide as the Galaxy S7, and only a half centimeter higher.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has a larger 6.2-inch screen, but it also has the same hardware. Although the S8 Plus with this screen size paper is one of the biggest Android smartphones of the moment, the device is in practice smaller than for example an iPhone 5.5 inch 7 Plus.

Both screens have a resolution of 2960 by 1440 pixels. This makes an aspect ratio slightly different from 18.5 to 9; With most smartphones is aspect ratio 16 to 9. This report should include ensuring that you do not see black bars to watch movies or videos on your device.

To activate the new design is the fingerprint scanner moves to the back of the device. This can now be found next to the camera. It is the first time that a Samsung Galaxy S device offers no physical button at home. The menu buttons are now displayed in the bottom image.

samsung galaxy s8

Bixby makes your smartphone smarter

Bixby is another focal point of the S8 Galaxy. This virtual assistant is integrated into various bundled applications. The Bixby example camera application recognize the products you can buy directly from Amazon, and you can perform actions in different applications with your voice. On the device side is a Bixby button with which the assistant can be opened at any time.

On the back is a 12-megapixel camera, largely similar to the camera that was found on the Galaxy S7 last year. It has an aperture of f / 1.7 and can shoot pictures in almost all conditions. In the background are also brought improvements that make the Galaxy S8 can shoot better action pictures.