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Samsung S8 Latest Leak:Extended Physical Home Button, Flanked By Two Capacitive Keys

By Anj C , Jan 18, 2017 06:11 PM EST
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The much-awaited release of Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, is still a few months away, but already piled with stacks of high expectations. Much of this is due to the Galaxy Note 7 issue. Now, since the expectations are so high, everyone is constantly curious to know more about the next device that Samsung has in store for us. While there have been tons of rumors about the smartphone's specification and features, the design has begun to come to light only recently. A couple of leaked renders have already shed some light on the expected design of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Will Flaunt A Dramatic Design

Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature a stunning edge-to-edge display and with no buttons. As per latest whispers from Samsung, the biggest design change might see the Galaxy S8 drop all physical buttons from the front of the device. An extended physical Home Button, flanked by two capacitive keys, has long been a predominant of Samsung smartphone and tablet design. But this 2017, that could be about to change.Now it seems that Samsung devotees will have to start becoming accustomed to using on-screen virtual buttons. It is believed the decision to remove the capacitive buttons will allow Samsung to dramatically drop off the bezels at the bottom of the device.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Expected Launch Date

Samsung is believed to unveil the Galaxy S8 at a special event in New York on March 29th. A report from a source indicate that the device will be present at the Mobile World Congress next month, but it won't be shown to the public yet. The highly-anticipated phone will hit the store shelves on April 18th. The company is set to have an inventory of 10 million units before the shipping begins. Samsung needs to deliver something customers will love. By the look of these renders, it might be going in the right direction.

             

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