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Galaxy S8 Latest Leaks: Samsung 'Copies' Jet Black Finish Used By Apple

By Anj Cagay , Mar 16, 2017 04:30 AM EDT

The absence of the much-awaited duo of this year,  Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, at MWC 2017 gave us a teaser of what to expect. Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ are not due to get their official launch until 29th March. A recent leak shows that the much-awaited flagship will come in Jet Black, a color which has been in vogue with smartphone-makers since Apple introduced that same color last year. 

Ultimately, a new leak has claimed that Samsung will be using the same Jet Black color of the recent Apple iPhone 7 lineup for its Galaxy S8 series. Additionally, Samsung dropped hints about new features in the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.  There have also been speculations about new color options that include Black, Silver, and the most exciting color, Violet. It is speculated that some of these colors could be limited to certain markets.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is widely expected to feature a bezel-less dual-edged curved display and to come with a 5.8-inch screen while the Galaxy S8+ is said to sport a 6.2-inch screen size.both flagships will feature 4K (2160x3840 pixels) Super AMOLED display and will boast of a superb pixel density of 806ppi. Recently, it was announced that the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are said to be powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC from Qualcomm while an Exynos 8895-based variant is also being speculated too. Samsung's much-awaited flagship will be paired with a massive of 6GB of RAM or an 8GB of RAM. Moreover, a dual camera setup at the back - one 16-megapixel lens and another 8-megapixel lens.

According to a source, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 may feature a new 3D Touch technology which can be integrated at the bottom of the display. New, thrilling features are also expected such as a fingerprint and iris scanner, AI assistant Bixby, fast wireless charging and more. Samsung will reveal its new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ flagship phones during a press conference at the end of this month and hopefully, both phones are expected to launch globally about a month later.

 

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