• First smartphone to pack inside Snapdragon 835 Chipset
  • minimal bazels and high screen to body ratio screen is expected
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is confirmed to be official on 29 March, 2017

Samsung is on the way to launch this year’s flagship S8 and S8 Plus. Launch date is already is confirmed, both the devices will be showcase on March 29, 2017. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Galaxy flagships:

First Snapdragon 835 powered smartphone

Samsung will be the first to release Snapdragon 835 powered smartphone in the market. However, sony has already announced Xperia XZ Premium but it will be available later in market then Samsung’s flagships. Snapdragon 835 made S8 and S8 plus only will be available for US and China market and on other part of the world Samsung is likely to push Exynos 8895 powered handsets.

Design and built quality

The Galaxy S7 that measures 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm with a flat screen of 5.1 inches whereas the Galaxy S7 Edge has a 5.5-inch dual-edge curved screen with 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm measurement body.

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This time is Samsung is ready to provide minimal bazels and more screen to body ratio. Both the new galaxy will have to sport dual-edge curved display. According to Android Authority, The Galaxy S8 would be feature a 5.8 inches display whereas larger S8 Plus would be come with 6.2 inches display. This is not confirmed yet Samsung will jump to 4K or will stick to 2K as before. S8 plus have some chances to sport a 4K display.

According to some previous leak, Samsung is looking to remove physical home button. Since there is no physical Home button on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus would come with rear mounted fingerprint sensor. Apart from fingerprint, S8 models are expected to come equipped with iris scanner as well as facial recognition feature.

Bigger battery

After, Note 7 disaster Samsung confirmed that future device will come safer and innovative batteries. New galaxy S8 is expected to pack a 3250 mAh battery and larger variant would have to sport 3,750. Also there are chances that Samsung might stick with same capacity and to improve battery life by making some great optimization.

Pricing and Availability

The Galaxy S8 would be priced 799 euros (53129 INR or $846) whereas the Galaxy S8 Plus would be costing 899 euros (59779 INR or $952). Launch date is confirmed to 29 March, 2017. The next galaxy are expected to be available in three color options of Black, Silver and Violet. According to new leaks, Samsung will start pushing new device in market from April, 28. So thats it what we know as of now. We have to wait for company’s official confirmation to confirm Rumors. Stay tuned for more smartphone related news.

Samsung Galaxy S8 expected specs

Display 5.8 inches 1440×2560 pixels QHD+, Super AMOLED
SIM Single or Dual, 4G LTE
OS Android 7.1, Nougat
Chipset Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Memory 4GB RAM, 64/128GB storage
Card Slot Hybrid Slot
Primary Camera Dual 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm
Secondary Camera MP, f/1.7, dual video call, Auto HDR
Battery 3000 pr 3250 mAh, non-removable

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus expected specs

Display 6.2 inches 1440×2560 or 2160×3840 pixels QHD+, Super AMOLED
SIM Single or Dual, 4G LTE
OS Android 7.1, Nougat
Chipset Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Memory 4GB RAM, 64/128GB storage
Card Slot Hybrid Slot
Primary Camera Dual 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm
Secondary Camera MP, f/1.7, dual video call, Auto HDR
Battery 3500 pr 3750 mAh, non-removable

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