Samsung recently released their new flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and oh boy it’s such a beauty! Samsung took the design from Note 7 and S7 Edge and put it on a different level. This is the best flagship smartphone so far.
Samsung usually announce the phones features, but most of us won’t remember it. The S8 and S8 Plus is an interesting one, we’ve listed the top 10 features of Samsung Galaxy S8, so it’ll be easier to digest 🙂
Samsung is the king of flagship smartphone at the moment, the Note & was the perfect device until the fire issues. But the S8 and S8 Plus has an improved designs, Samsung refined the feel with natural and ergonomic curve. The home button was removed to make room for Infinity display. The entire front is 83% display.
The slimmed bezels was minimized too, the S8 has 5.8 inch display and the S8 Plus has 6.2 inch display, they are also thinner from last years S7 and still have the headphone jack.
Samsung’s new intelligent user interface, which can help you navigate through your phone using your voice. Bixby will also features a cognitive tolerance, and is always aware of your request.
It also have some same featuers like Siri and Google Assistant like looking up information of a product, finding reviews and a dedicated button for Bixby which you can accessed anywhere from the device.
Samsung DeX is the new desktop docking station for S8 and S8 Plus, this allows you and your Samsung phone to work using an external display, a keyboard and a mouse and use it as an Android desktop. All of your apps will work with DeX, but not all apps offer a full screen display. The most notable app are Microsoft’s Office suite and Adobe’s products like Photoshop.
The new Samsung S8 and S8 Plus now comes with Samsung’s full array of Biometrics, Iris scanner, face detection and fingerprint scanner. The face detection is debuting on S8, so you can use it to unlock your device. This is similar on Windows 10 detects faces, you just have to peak your face and it should unlock the phone as quick as a fingerpritn scanner would do. This is also to add another layer of protection to your device.
Samsung Galaxy S8 is now powered by the latest technology, the first to come equipped with Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB of RAM, QHD+ edge-to-edge OLED display, a 64GB storage with SD card expansion.
A 12MP cameras, and a new touch sensitive area at the bottom that serve as home button since there will be no physical home button on the said device.
Snapdragon 835 Processor
Samsung beats Apple in this Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, the Snapdragon 835 offers a huge improvements in performance and efficiency, Apple is also working on a 10nm SoC, but it we will not be sure about it until iPhone releases in September.
Wireless charging is another feature that the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will have, supporting Qi and Samsung’s fast wireless charging technology.
Samsung’s S Charge+ will charge the said device from 0% up to 100% in under 20 minutes, it also has a SmartDischarge feature that improves the battery performance.
Samsung included the iris scanner from last year’s Galaxy Note 7, you can choose on which biometrics security you wanted to use to secure your phone.
The new Samsung Galaxy S8 has an improved 10% more CPU power and 21% better management on GPU, meaning everything should be faster and more energy efficient.
There’s 3,000mAh battery on the device which could last you in a day, but if you are near a wireless charging port or fast charging is enabled, your device can charge up in no time.