Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Hardware, Prices and Improvements Discussed

Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Hardware, Prices and Improvements Discussed

Yolanda Curtis
March 14, 2017

Samsung Glaaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will run Android 7.0 Nougat along with Samsung's own UI, Samsung Expeience on top.

Ming-Chi Kuo, KGI's noted analyst who has a reputation for being spot-on about Apple, predicted the release date and said Samsung is likely to ship 45 to 50 million units of Galaxy S8 in 2017, according to 9 to 5 Google. The Galaxy S8 is expected to feature a 5.8-inch display, while the Galaxy S8+ will have a 6.2-inch display. In the age of Facebook a smartphone with a good camera and WiFi is everything you need. The Wifi certification has been received by Samsung for the J7 2017 - the latest in the J series.

On the positive side, Samsung does have plans for a line of foldable smart devices that could give them a sales boost around the third or fourth quarter, but much of the heavy lifting in terms of sales performance will be up to the Galaxy S8.

"The report goes on to note that Apple is now testing multiple prototypes alongside the iPhone 8".

As per 9to5Mac's report, Kuo said that apart from its full screen, the Galaxy S8 lacks sufficiently attractive selling points. Considering that Samsung and Synaptics have an ongoing long-term partnership and collaboration, it was not far fetched to believe that the Galaxy S8 could sport something similar. Kuo said that the S7 was Samsung's single flagship phone past year because of Note 7's cancellation.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 should come with several great new features, with the most important being an edge-to-edge, nearly bezel-less screen. Both will feature an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter, and a 12-megapixel one on the back. Many companies want to distribute videos about their corporate images, products or services in this way. 51 x 7.94), thus making it taller and wider than the Galaxy ST Edge. Both processors use the 10-nanometer technology, which promises to mprove the smartphone efficiency. Kuo projects that Galaxy S8 shipments will reach a peak of 45 million units in 2017, which is less in comparison to 52 million Galaxy S7 units that the company managed to ship a year ago.

It will also be fast and won't lag because it is powered by an A11 processor with 3-4GB of RAM.

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