Following the unfortunate and controversial demise of Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is gearing up to introduce Samsung Galaxy S8 in the first half of 2017, reported Chinese tipster Weibo. As far as the previous leaks concerned, Samsung will launch its next smartphone Galaxy S8 at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, which is slated to hold on 26th February. The Chinese tipster also claimed the phone to go on sale from March 2017.
While most of the previous leaks have suggested the phone to feature a slim design and superior camera, Samsung’s mobile-communications vice president, Lee Jae-yong has confirmed this in a press meet on Wednesday. As said by Mr. Lee, Samsung Galaxy S8 is enriched with a slick design and improved camera, which will set it apart from other Samsung mobiles.
Apart from this confirmed report, Samsung S8 is leaked to feature a 5.5-inch 4K display empowered by a 2160×3840 pixels Super AMOLED. The leaked teaser on Weibo also says that Galaxy S8 will be powered by the Samsung’s home-grown Exynos 8895 SoC processor. On the memory front, S6 is expected to sports a massive 6GB of RAM while the internal storage segment is rumoured to be variable.
As claimed by the analysts of Weibo, Galaxy S8 will be packed with a dual-camera configuration, enriched with 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel snappers in the rear. Along with a new design and layout is expected to arrive with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and as said by Weibo, Samsung this time will get rid of the trademark home button and instead will bring up a new bezel-less design. Apart from these features, an advanced and first-ever optic fingerprint sensing display is rumoured to come with Galaxy S8.