While we don't know exactly what's coming with the company's next flagship, Samsung indeed has a lot in store for us when it comes to the highly anticipated Galaxy S8.The barrage of leaks and reports that have abounded in the last few months have given us pretty good hints and idea.
We've heard all about a new design that could see the S8 sporting an almost bezel-less display. We've also been told that Samsung may have smacked some sort of deal with Qualcomm to ensure the S8 is the first phone to feature the Qualcomm's latest and the fastest processor. And we've heard speculations rumors and reports of a new AI assistant thought to be called 'Bixby.
Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus To Have Bigger Batteries
The new report comes out of South Korea and said that Samsung has provided its battery suppliers with an updated roadmap which includes 3,250 mAh and 3,750 mAh batteries. This has led to rumors that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will use these batteries, which are bigger than the 3,000 mAh and 3,600 mAh found in the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Additionally, according to a source, the Galaxy S8 will feature a 12-MP rear camera and an 8-MP front cam. Samsung is believed to feature its Dual Pixel technology in the rear cam and may make the new one even better than its predecessor in terms of autofocus, image and video stabilization and pixel density. The front camera will be combined with an Iris Recognition sensor and will act as another mode of biometric authentication.
Availability And Price
Samsung is said to officially unveil the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus at one of its Unpacked events, which will reportedly be held in New York City on March 29. The new smartphones are tipped to get an April 21st release date and reports suggesting that there will be a price hike compared to the previous models, with the Galaxy S8 starting is at around $850 while the Galaxy S8 Plus starting at $960.