Samsung's latest smartphone device is also said to add another layer of security with its facial recognition feature. The Korean tech giant reportedly assigned the phablet a code name - "Great". Unfortunately, the phone's actual release date remains a mystery, with several dates in April - April 14, April 21, and April 28 included - all having been mooted. According to the reports, the Nougat update is being pushed OTA to the S6 and S6 Edge phones in the Europe. (NASDAQ:AAPL) analyst, the upcoming iPhone 8 (which could also be called the iPhone X) is likely to draw far more interest than its chief rival, the rumored Samsung Galaxy S8.
We all know that both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus will be officially presented next March 29, within just a couple of weeks. On the front, one will find an IR-LED transmitter and receiver for iris recognition.
The images also confirm another rumor, that Samsung is moving to virtual navigation buttons for the S8 and S8+. A more recent video - This is a Phone.
The Galaxy S8 will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip in the United States and an Exynos 8895 in worldwide markets. With all the leaked data, are you considering the Galaxy S8 to be your next smartphone?
Leaked specs claim the Galaxy S8 will feature a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, while its dace could be 85 or 90 percent screen. These numbers would dwarf Samsung's current offerings.
So anyway, according to new renders based on information provided to reliable leaker OnLeaks, Samsung's Galaxy S8 is going to join the G6 in "fat shaming" other devices. All models will have Samsung's 3D curved glass and incorporate a USB-C port. "As the result, the home button is widely expected to be relocated to the back next to the rear-facing camera lens".
In terms of connectivity, Galaxy S8 may support 4G-LTE, Single/Dual-SIM (based on region of sale), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, heart rate sensor, Type C USB 2.0, Global Positioning System and NFC.
There are reports that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be released in March 2017 along with Galaxy S8.