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Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Specs, News, Features And Rumors

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GalaxyS8Blog.com team designed this cool concept of Galaxy S8

Latest news and rumors:

Galaxy S8 might get released sooner:

According to our inside sources, Samsung is planning to launch Galaxy S8 sooner than it’s scheduled release date. This is because of the complete failure of Note 7. Galaxy Note 7 was recalled worldwide due to battery exploding accidents. Even after replacing the devices with new ones, customers are still reporting the exploding incidents with their Note 7. To cover up this mess, Samsung may stop the sale of Note 7 and launch Galaxy S8. Let’s hope they manage to fix the battery issue with this one.

Only edge display S8 this time:

As per the new reports, Samsung will release Galaxy S8 with edged display only, ditching the flat display altogether. Till now, they have launched a regular display version along with edged display version of their flagship phones since Galaxy S6. But looks like Samsung is happy with the response to edged version and continue with it. There are also reports that Samsung will launch a foldable display phone next year named as Galaxy X.

Smart Glow Ring to be part of S8:

Samsung has incoroparted a Smart Glow Ring feature in the new J2 phone. It is a LED light around the rear camera which glow in different colors to inform you about notifications. It might also be used for heart rate sensor and other advanced technologies in Galaxy S8. Read the full report here.

Galaxy S8 will have Eye scanner:

As per new leaks, Galaxy S8 will have an iris scanner which will let you unlock the phone by scanning your eyes instead of fingerprint. Read full new here.

Galaxy S8 release date:

Expected release date of Galaxy S8 is 1st quarter of 2014. This could be either in February if Samsung unveils it at Mobile World Congress, the biggest event of mobile industry or in April, if Samsung held its own event. Read the latest news on Galaxy S8 release date here.

S8 to feature 4K display:

A new report suggests that Galaxy S8 will feature a 5.5-inch 4K display. Well, that will be amazing. The virtual reality will actually become a thing in 2017 with 4K displays becoming common. Read the full report here.

Galaxy S8 camera will be a beast: 

A new week and new rumors, this time about the camera. A new report suggests that Galaxy S8 will feature a 24 MP rear camera. Now, that’s a beast. Galaxy S7’s camera is already ahead in the game and this 24 MP lens will surely take S series to the new level. We’ll have to wait and see. Read full news here.

Amazing concept design: 

Although, Galaxy S8 is going to release next year, but this is not stopping the creative designers to imagine how the phone might look. Designer Steel Drake has designed a very cool concept design of Samsung Galaxy S8, check it out.

Galaxy S8 Edge: 

Want to know about S8 Edge expected features, release date and price? Read our report here.

Foldable display:

New rumors suggest that Samsung Galaxy S8 might have a foldable display. Rumors suggest that it will have a 7″ display which could be folded to make a 5″ smartphone. We advise you to take this news with a pinch of salt as this seems quite unreal at this time. Read full news

Expected specs and features of Galaxy S8

  • Display 5.5 inch 4K display with corning gorilla glass, edged display for S8 edge
  • Processor –  Snapdragon Qualcomm octa-core 3.2 GHz processor
  • OS Android N (Nutella?) out of the box
  • Camera – 30 MP rear camera with OIS, 9 MP front camera for selfies
  • Memory – 6 GB RAM, 64 GB and 128 GB storage space options
  • Colors – Black, Blue, Gold (rose gold?) and white
  • Release date – Q1 2017 – read details below.
  • Price – Around $850

 

The latest Galaxy smartphone i.e. Samsung Galaxy S7 is finally launched along with the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. The next smartphone which Samsung is going to launch in their popular Galaxy series is going to be the Samsung Galaxy S8. The smartphone is going to be one of the best ever smartphones which Samsung is going to launch according to multiple sources. It is also expected that the device will be launched along with the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge. There are many leaks, rumours and features surfaced on the internet of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and today we are going to share all the information which we are having of the Galaxy S8 smartphone.

It is expected that Samsung is going to use a more powerful processor. At present, the most powerful processor which is available in mobile phones is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset processor which you will get in the Galaxy S7 smartphone. There are many specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S8 which are available on the internet but we are not sure if they are legit or not.

As per the rumours and leaks, it seems as if you are going to get enhanced body metric sensors, a 30-megapixel rear camera and much more. It is expected that the device will come with a big 4200 mAh battery but you can expect it in the Edge variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8 only. If you are getting this much battery in a flagship device it is going to be a good deal.

The camera which is expected to be a 30-megapixel rear shooter will come with many amazing features like the geo-tagging, optical image stabilization, HDR, facial recognition and the auto laser focus. If you are going to get all these features in the Samsung Galaxy s8 then this device can be a good option for all the photographers out there. The front shooter is expected to be a 9 Megapixel camera which is going to give best image quality when you are doing video calls.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 concept by GalaxyS8Blog.com

Samsung brought back micro SD card slot with S7 and S7 edge and it seems like you will get dual micro SD card support in the Galaxy S8. The device will be available in two storage options which are 64 GB and 128 GB.

Coming to the display of the device we think that Samsung Galaxy S8 will come with a 5.2-inch display which is going to be a 4K display. The display will deliver the resolution of 4096 X 2160 pixels. Samsung is going to use Qualcomm Snapdragon processors only and it is expected that Galaxy S8 will come with a 3.2 GHz processor and 6 GB RAM.

Expected price and release date of Galaxy S8

There is no official announcement from Samsung about the launch of the smartphone but the reports suggest that the device will be launched by April 2017. Coming to the price, a lot of analysts have suggested that the device will cost around $850 USD for the factory unlocked version. Of course, it will also be available on different carriers with monthly plans. We’ll keep you updated on all the latest news and rumors of Galaxy S8. Like our Facebook page to receive updates in your news feed.

 

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11 comments

  1. I’m really excited for the Galaxy S8 launch. I was going to buy Galaxy S7 but skipped it after reading about S8. I think my S6 is still good enough and I can wait till next year for new phone. I just hope Samsung doesn’t disappoint and include all the features mentioned here. Please keep me posted about all the new updates.

    • The latest leaks point Samsung Galaxy S8 display rumored to carry 4K resolution and support for VR , a mini projector, 6GB of RAM, a 30MP camera, an enormous battery and a supercharged processor. The S8 may also launch ahead of schedule and may ditch flat screens altogether, with comments by Samsung executives suggesting that all models will have curves, while sources claim the company has already started ordering curved panels in two sizes.

  2. Another year, another useless phone from samcrap. I don’t understand why people buy these ugly and useless phones when you can buy iPhone. Nothing can beat iPhones in terms of speed, looks and usability. I’ll spend $100 more on a phone which can work for at least 3 years then having to buy a new phone every year.

  3. The world nowadays is seeing a lot of innovation in the technological arena, with the smartphones recently launched like Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Apple iPhone 6S etc. These smartphones took the technological world to the next level.

    The smartphones which are about to launch like Samsung Galaxy S8, are expected to shake the world with all its new innovations. The technological world is watching Samsung Galaxy S8 very closely with its rumors and concepts coming up daily and increasing the excitement about this smartphone.

    If we go by the history of Samsung Galaxy S series smartphones, Samsung Galaxy S7 is expected to launch by the first half of the year 2016. With Galaxy S7 launched recently, a gap of about 10-15 months is expected between it and Galaxy S8. So, possibly its release date will be around February 2016.

    Price is an important factor in the success of any smartphone. If the smartphone is launched with an affordable price, its sales are expected to be more as it comes in the budget of most of the people.
    Samsung has always had a history of launching affordable smartphones. But Galaxy S series is the flagship series of the company. These devices come at a premium price,as they compete with the likes of iPhones. So, concluding on all these factors, Galaxy S8 is expected to cost around $850-$950.

  4. I will buy it when it comes in price rang of $300-400, really.

  5. I am waiting s8 because I am big fan of Samsung Galaxy smartphone

  6. I love Samsung galaxy series. waiting for galaxy s8 now. Can you please tell me what is the Samsung galaxy s8 price in Germany when it will release.

  7. wow nice concept of galaxy s8 . love this galaxy s8 concept . when it will release in india and what is the price in india ? . wait for galaxy s8

  8. Now the dilemma…Get the Galaxy S8 now or wait for the Galaxy S8 in 2017?

  9. I hope that Verizon will have this handset on my renewal.

  10. How come it takes so long to be released in Australia, just because we’re at the ar se end of the planet, why oh why are we at the ar se end of all modern technology releases?

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