Samsung Electronics' mobile chief says Galaxy S8 sales to beat S7's

Yolanda Curtis
March 31, 2017

The phones, which will go on sale on April 21, are slightly longer but comparable in width to their predecessors as Samsung has eliminated almost all of the bezel borders around the face to maximize the screen surface area.

Another vital aspect of this S8 is that the physical home button has been removed because of the ever-diminishing bezel area.

"We saw an opportunity to make users' lives safer and easier through biometric authentication", Justin Denison, Samsung's senior vice president of product strategy, told attendees during the company's Unpacked event.

Now, Microsoft is taking preorders for the Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition and the Galaxy S8+ Microsoft Edition. The successor to the Galaxy S and Note 7.

The S8 comes in at 5.8 inches (up from 5.1 on the S7) and the Plus measures 6.2 inches (up from 5.5 on the S7 Edge).

According to data released Wednesday by analyst firm Statista, Samsung's mobile business is now about half the size of Apple's. Like lovely suede cases, flip kickstand covers, wireless charging pads and more. Galaxy S8 has a battery of 3000 mAh while Galaxy S8 Plus has a battery of 3500 mAh. In fact, many of its biggest additions in recent years already existed on other devices - like waterproofing, stickers and animations in messages, and Live Photos, which are similar to animated gifs.

A quick look at carrier stores, Best Buy or Amazon buyers will see countless accessories of all shapes, sizes or price.

The designers of the phone wanted to came up with a big phone, that is ideal for gamers and that has a flawless design. Get one today and do more with your smartphone.

The new S8 in the demo lounge in Lincoln Center. All of them are great choices.

The Galaxy S8 also houses quite a few interesting features that would definitely make the device stand out in the crowd. This is probably the thing that has evolved least compared to the Galaxy S7. This is a clear case that will work with quick glance notifications or the Always-on display, even while closed.

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