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Information on Samsung Galaxy smartphones and Galaxy S8 S8+ appeared online well before the March presentation.
Most of the leaks were true – as expected, the new flagships received the “infinite” curved screens, powerful stuffing and a set of unique features.
The official release of Samsung Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ in Ukraine slated for end of April. The smartphone is already available for pre-order in the shop “Foxtrot” at a cost of 24 999 UAH (S8) and 28 999 UAH (S+). What will please the new flagship?
1. The best SuperAMOLED display
Screens flagship Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ display shades as precisely as modern HDR televisions. What is surprising – new Intel enhanced dynamic range. The world’s first smartphones to be certified for Mobile HDR Premium from the UHD Alliance. The company’s experts DisplayMate put the displays eights the highest rating “A+” and called them the best solution for mobile devices .
The apparatus was a curved SuperAMOLED screens with a resolution of WQHD+ (2960 x 1440 pixels), which occupies 83% of the area of the front surface due to the narrow frame (top and bottom). The right and left frame missing on the edge of the display smoothly into the side faces. This approach allowed to increase the diagonal, almost without changing the dimensions of the body. To compare: the sizes of Galaxy S7 (5.1 inches) are 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm and Galaxy S8 (5.8 inch) – 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm.
2. The next generation
Another reason to purchase a Galaxy S8 – advanced filling, which will not be outdated for at least 3 years. The manufacturer has equipped the flagship of the powerful 8-core 10-nm processor Exynos 8895 supporting Gigabit modems 5G. For wireless data transmission over short distances meets the latest Bluetooth 5.0, which allows you to connect to a smartphone two non-interacting sound source (speakers or headphones).
3. On-screen buttons
New flagships are not similar to their predecessors due to the absence of the three traditional control buttons. Home key is now integrated into the screen, as well as two other buttons – “Back” and “Recent apps”. Under the center on-screen button is a sensitive pressure sensor that can recognize the effect of depression. Home button responds to touch by vibration. Side elements if you want you can swap.
4. Three ways of biometric authentication
Initially it was expected that the fingerprint scanner will be built into the screen. But the manufacturer had acted differently, placing the pad with the fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. At first glance, not very comfortable position – the scanner cannot be used when the smartphone is “on the back”. However, the problem is easily solved by using the retinal scanner, which is located on the front panel. There is another alternative – facial recognition software allowing you to authenticate using your front-facing camera.
5. Smartphone as desktop replacement
The new flagship can be used instead of a desktop PC for work with texts, spreadsheets and other programs from the Google Store. For turning the smartphone into a computer will need the optional docking station DeX, equipped with connectors for monitor, keyboard, mouse, and network cable.
6. Quick charge – wired and wireless
Smartphones Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ can be charged using the included power adapter or any wireless charger with a Qi and PMA. The flagships are charged as quickly as possible – for 5 hours work just 15 minutes is enough.
7. Assistant Bixby
New voice assistant Bixby yet able to communicate in two languages, Korean and English. This shortcoming is addressed with the nearest firmware. The duties of the assistant include processing voice commands, displaying prompts, interaction with applications and the recognition of surrounding objects with the camera. Assistant recognize the owner’s voice and adapts to his needs.