Samsung Galaxy S8 rumored to have wireless in-ear headphone and offer S-Pen accessory. Here all you need to know about Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8 Plus release date, price, specs and more.
Samsung Galaxy S7 series is the one of most successful smartphone of 2016. Samsung is now planning to release the next flagship phone called ‘Samsung Galaxy S8’ and ‘Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus’ in first quarter of 2017. The latest leaks from Chinese reports claiming that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 will be offering S-Pen accessory and also launching wireless in-ear headphone alongside the Galaxy S8.
Samsung Galaxy S8 with wireless in-ear headphone
Samsung Galaxy S8 has a 3.5 mm headphone jack or not? If you really have this question in your mind then I would clear it. The Korean report is claiming that Samsung is now ditching 3.5 mm headphone jack in Galaxy S8 just like Apple, so the company will launch Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus with wireless in-ear headphone. Samsung will introduce wireless in-ear headphone just like Samsung’s own Gear IconX or Apple’s AirPods in upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8. Samsung will integrate Harman audio tech in inside the headphone in Galaxy S8.
Samsung Galaxy S8 with an S-Pen Accessory
Samsung will also offer an external S-Pen Accessory in Samsung Galaxy S8 just like in Samsung Galaxy Note 7, as per Chinese report. Well, it is not clear that Samsung will charge for An S-Pen Accessory or add it with Galaxy S8. The current charge of An S-Pen Accessory is $21. Samsung has announces the An S-Pen in April 2016 during the event in New York.
Samsung Galaxy S8 with AI assistant “Bixby”
Samsung will integrate Galaxy S8 with AI assistant. The AI assistant in Samsung Galaxy S8 was previously called “S Voice” but now that name is called “Bixby”. Bixby is the Vive based voice guide helpers which will presence in all the Samsung’s devices. You could use Bixby to operate your Samsung device via your voice. Samsung’s Bixby will works just like Apple’s Siri, but company might add more advanced feature in Samsung Galaxy S8.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Design & Build
Samsung is using metal and glass in all the past devices, so it will continue in Samsung Galaxy S8 in 2017. Samsung Galaxy S8 also builds for wireless charging and use curved glass which create unique and fashionable look. As per the Korean report, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus both devices with come with curved display and edge screen.
There is also rumors is rolling around that Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will possibility to come with fingerprint censor. There is also removal of home button in the Galaxy S8.Samsung Galaxy S8 was supposedly going to have a screen you could press and hold to make submenus pop up like Apple’s 3D touch.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Display
Samsung will remove the Diamond PenTile and use the standard RGB layout in Samsung Galaxy S8. There were only two sub-pixels per pixel with PenTile. So with standard RGB, there are individual red, green, and blue sub-pixels that combine to form one pixel. There was RGBG translates to 7,372,800 pixels overall in Galaxy S7 edge and RGB would result in 11,059,200 pixels in Galaxy S8.
Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to have ultra-high-def for its next big phone, bumping up the S7’s current resolution (2,560×1,440 pixels) to a 4K resolution of 3,840×2,160.pixels.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Camera
The Korean report suggested that the Samsung Galaxy S8 have two cameras on the back, just like with the iPhone 7 Plus, LG V20 and Huawei P9. Samsung is also focusing in low light performance just like did in past models, so expected to brighter lenses and bigger pixels wit 12 megpixels in main camera.
Samsung also might use camera just like iPhone 7 Plus’s unique telephoto camera. So the Samsung Galaxy S8 eventually incorporates a second lens for clearer zoomed-in shots.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs
- 5-inch and 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display
- Snapdragon 830 or 835 chipset
- Android 7.1 Nougat OS
- Wireless in-ear headphone
- Fingerprint censor
- 6GB of RAM
- 64 and 128 GB internal memory
- USB-C port
- ARM Mali-G71
- 4200 mAh
Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date
After the biggest loss of Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the company is now hurrying to launch the Galaxy S8 much earlier than the decided release date. Because company doesn’t wants to lose the reputation and status which is now affected by the battery issue on Galaxy Note 7. Samsung is now working to make the Galaxy S8 more attractive and to get the more attention from the people. So, the Samsung may launch the Samsung Galaxy S8 in the giant Mobile World Congress event in Spain.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus rumors suggested that the device will available in the beginning of April 2017 in South Korea, China, Japan, and Taiwan and after the 2 or 3 week of that Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will be available in Europe, US and UK.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Price
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus price is expected to higher than the previous Samsung models Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. To considering all the newest features in Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, the price must be higher than Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.
T-Mobile was the first of the big four to do so, and Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint will all be following suit in the coming years. This bodes well for consumers as the initial contract price of the GS8 could be as high as $299 with the premium S8 Edge being as high as $349. Installment prices such as AT&T’s Next would call for no money down, and a monthly price for a period of 24 months around $35/month.
Well, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is the most awaited and most rumored smartphone of Samsung. We wish the Samsung’s status and reputation will go up again with the final launch of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus in April 2017. Let wait little more and stay tuned for more buzz around the world of technology.