2016 has definitely been a year to forget for Samsung, as the Korean company has endured significant financial blows due to massive failures involving the Galaxy Note 7. Although the tech giant is expected to go ahead with the launch of its next flagship smartphones, dubbed as the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, the company knows that it will have to incorporate a variety of drastic upgrades if it wishes to bounce back and rekindle its declining reputation in the smartphone industry.
Samsung bouncing back
Moreover, Samsung's greatest smartphone rival, Apple, is highly-expected to go all-out with its 10th anniversary iPhone model, popularly referred to as the iPhone 8, which just means that Samsung has an incredible task at its hand. However, if there is any smartphone manufacturing company that has the ability make such a significant turnaround, it has to be Samsung.
With that being said, here's a quick review regarding everything you need to know about the upcoming Galaxy S8 and Note 8.
Galaxy Note 8
It was recently reported that Samsung has taken over Viv Labs, a company that specializes in artificial intelligence and is the principal contributor towards the creation Siri, running on Apple iPhones. Such an acquisition can only mean that Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphones will be powered by a new artificially intelligent software.
Also, the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 is not expected to incorporate anything less than a 5.7-inch display, to go along with 4K resolution capabilities, which will support the company's upcoming VR features. Furthermore, the Galaxy Note 8 is also rumored to offer greater battery life and faster processing, due to the incorporation of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chip.
It is widely rumored that the Galaxy S8 will have both of its home button and fingerprint scanner within the 4K resolution display screen of the device. There will also be two different variants of the Galaxy S8: an entry-level 5.7-inch model, and a high-end 6.1-inch model.
Both variants will be powered by either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor or an Exynos 8895 chipset.