Samsung Galaxy S8 Concept, Features, Key Specs, Release date and Price
Samsung unveiled its flagship Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge at the Mobile World Conference 2016 in February 21. It went on to sale in Europe and North America on March 11. With the latest flagship phone on market shelve, it’s time we start counting days for Galaxy S8. For interested fans there are already tons of rumors, concept design with note-worthy specifics floating about the internet. In Samsung’s S model series, the Galaxy S8 is the third curved release. As far as the new concept look goes, S8 is planning on bringing new stuffs on board alongside improving on speed, expanding options, we may even see larger screen, more internal storage, faster processor, etc. We are going to do a roundup of all these information and also talk about the probable release date of Galaxy S8.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Concept:
We have been listening to the wants of Samsung fans, and it seems like the Samsung Galaxy S8 will have all that is desired. According to speculations, the device is going to be as good as any, if not better. It is supposed to have improved visual display, camera features, better interface, increased security, etc. Added to these the S8 will have premium glass outer body both of the front and back and Corning Gorilla glass that’ll improve both durability and protection of the smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Features:
The Samsung S series is going to have a couple of improved features like security, productivity, more speed, and smoother to function. The Samsung S7 comes with retina scanner and that makes it obvious that the galaxy S8 will have an improved version of retina scanner. Rumors are that it’ll be faster, i.e. take less time to respond and much more responsive.
Android Pay and Samsung Pay will enable the safe and convenient checkout at many retailers worldwide. We have also been hearing rumors of a unique glass like cover that is durable that’ll hold the device much better than the current models and it’s going to be waterproof. The Galaxy S8 will have Android Auto which will help users connect their vehicles with their device so they can access playlists, app and several other features.
Among the regular features Galaxy S8 will feature a 5.7-inch display with 2560 pixels and 1440 pixels resolution. It’ll run on a powerful Deca-Core Mediatek MT6797 processor couple with 8GB RAM and a 64 GB internal memory. It’ll be supported by an Android 7.0 version that is yet to be named. One of the main highlight of the device is its dual rear camera of 20MP and 8MP while the selfie camera of 8MP. Galaxy S8 will be supported by a powerful 3,800 mAh removable battery.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Key Specs:
- Display: 5.7-inch
- Resolution: 2560×1440
- Processor: Deca-Core Mediatek MT6797 processor
- RAM: 8GB
- Operation System: Android 7.0 (name is yet to be revealed)
- Internal Memory: 64GB
- Rear Camera: 20MP and 8MP
- Front Camera: 8MP
- Battery: 3,800 mAh removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S8 Release date:
Samsung has been pretty consistent with their releases and is extremely likely to stick to their annual release date for their flagship devices. And Asian market is probably going to be the lucky ones to land their hands on the device. The South Korean mobile manufacturing company will probably unveil the Galaxy S8 at the Mobile World Conference 2017 event. The event is likely to happen in the last week of February or the first week of March 2017 and will go on sale around April. When Samsung announces an official release date for Galaxy S8, we’ll let the readers know.
Here a list of release dates for the Galaxy S series based on which we are going to conclude a Samsung Galaxy S8 release date.
Samsung Galaxy S Series Release Dates:
Galaxy S – March 2010
Galaxy S II – May 2011
Galaxy S III – May 2012
Galaxy S4 – April 2013
Galaxy S5 – April 2014
Galaxy S6 – April 2015
Galaxy S7 – March 2016
Galaxy S8 – March 2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 Price:
The price of the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone is likely to be a little more than that of S7 but fans will be happy to know that the increase won’t be anything too significant. Speculations are that an increase in price will be a great disappointment for Samsung enthusiasts therefore the company has intend to keep the price almost same just like they’ve kept the launch date around the same time as the last release.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 was priced around $750 and $800, so we think is the Samsung galaxy S8 price is going to be something under $1000. Another reason for not increasing the price of Galaxy S8 is that, these days competitors like Xiaomi, Huawei who are making some of the most excellent devices that are not just equipped with great features but are extremely pocket-friendly. We’ll update you on the official launch price once the official word is out from the company.
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With the kind of expectations and rumors doing the round, one can tell Samsung’s flagship phone Galaxy S8 is already ranked as one of the top smartphones of the year 2017. We are constantly on the lookout for new developments or leaked news on the Galaxy S8 and as we get them we are going to keep updating this post. Stay tuned for more Samsung Galaxy S8 new features, specs, and rumors.