Samsung has announced their high-end Samsung S8 and Samsung S8+ smartphones in an event in New York. The Galaxy S range of series are the only close competitors to Apple iPhone range ( currently Apple iPhone 7 ). The phone gets a new infinity display with 5.8 inch Quad HD+ screen for Galaxy S8 and S8+ with 6.2 inch Quad HD+ screen. Both the phones get a bezel less screen that extends to both sides of the phone with Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
Samsung has now replaced the hardware home button replacing it with OS based soft button control. The powerful smartphones also get a haptic feedback, just like the iPhone which enables the user to use virtual home buttons on pressing a specific spot on the phone. The phone also gets an Iris scanner available in the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung Galaxy S8 also gets an exclusive Bixby Artificial Intelligence system for easier interactions and optimized usage. Samsung credits Bixby as not just an AI assistant but an intuitive comprehensive interface with contextual awareness and can respond as per the user's habits and tastes.
The phone will be powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU. It will be available in variants of 4 GB RAM and 6 GB RAM with 64 GB and 128 GB storage space respectively. The phones will be water resistant for upto 1.5 metres with an IP68 water and dust ratings. The phones will be available in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, and Maple Gold shades. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will be priced at $750 (Rs. 48,660 approx.) and the Galaxy S8+ for $850 (Rs. 55,140 approx.). The phones will be available in major markets such as the US. To know more about the Samsung range of mobile phones you can visit by clicking here : http://mobiles.maxabout.com/cid0000002/samsung.aspx