The new flagship has an impressive 5.8-inch or 6.2-inch display, clean seamless design, the new interface without buttons and smooth rounded shapes The compact design of Galaxy S8 allows convenient one-hand operation Galaxy S8, announced today by Samsung, offering users new ways of interacting with smartphones, more features and amenities, impressive display and a range of services and applications. "Galaxy S8 is our request to regain consumer confidence by changing the perception of security capabilities and marks a new stage in the history of Samsung smartphone", said the day of the premiere DJ Koch, president of the mobile division of Samsung.
The smartphone comes with a 5.8-inch or 6.2-inch Infinity display with resolution of 2960 × 1440 pixels and clean seamless design with no buttons and a smooth rounded shapes. The compact design of Galaxy S8 allows convenient one-hand operation, while the protective Corning Gorilla Glass coating 5 on the front and back of the device provides protection and durability, and high-quality finish.
Galaxy S8 is equipped with improved 8 megapixel F1.7 front camera with autofocus and smart 12MP F1.7 Dual Pixel basic, for good images in low light, zoom and images without fogging. For greater performance and connectivity, Galaxy S8 has the industry's first 10-nm chip - quad-core, 64-bit, the clock frequency 2,3GHz and 1,7GHz, supplemented by 4GB RAM LPDDR4 and 64GB-volatile memory (UFS 2.1) . The device supports Gigabit LTE and Gigabit Wi-Fi connectivity to 1 Gbps.
Galaxy S8 is the first mobile device, certified by Uhd Aliansa as Mobile HDR Premium, which means it supports bright colors and contrasts. In addition, Galaxy S8 offers a gaming experience next level with amazing graphics technology, as well as a package of games that includes popular titles, some of which are supported by Vulkan API.
In terms of security, Galaxy S8 comes with Samsung Knox platform, a wide range of biometric technologies, incl. fingerprint scanners, iris and face recognition so that users have a choice of different methods of identification. In addition, Galaxy S8 is IP68 certified for resistance to water and dust, supports MicroSD cards of up to 256GB, Always ON function display and faster wireless charging. The intelligent interface Bixby helps users make the most of the device. The new Bixby button provides easy access and navigation between services and applications with simple commands activated by voice, touch, text or image.
Initially voice function of Bixby will integrate several standard applications and functionalities of Samsung, incl. Camera, Contacts, Gallery, Messages and Settings, in the near future capabilities will be expanded with more applications of the company and external developers. Opportunities for contextual understandings allow Bixby offer customized assistance based on what interface learns about your interests, condition and location. Users can also shop around to look for images and receive details about the places around them using the technology to recognize images of Bixby. With the expansion of its ecosystem, Bixby will be able to connect to various devices, applications and services as a universal interface.
Galaxy S8 is compatible with the new helmet Virtual Reality Gear VR controller, developed jointly with Oculus. The controller offers easy operation and navigation with one hand and better interaction during movement when accessing interactive VR content. Galaxy S8 will be associated with the new camera Gear 360 and create 4K 360-degree video and 15 megapixel photos. The unique solution DeX Samsung turns the smartphone into a desktop PC offers a desktop experience. It gives users access and edit data directly from the smartphone.
Samsung Connect technology facilitates the management of smart devices. Thanks to this, users can activate IoT devices via quick three-step process of configuration and manage all connected devices via an integrated application. New headphones from AKG by Harman with uncompromising sound quality offered as accessory kit. The headphones have a comfortable hybrid form that fits better in the ear and effectively reduces noise and are made of a special material that prevents tangling. Sales of the Galaxy S8 in Europe, including Bulgaria, will start on April 28. Starting today and running period for pre-order, which will last until April 19, incl. Each pre-order will receive its Galaxy S8 to eight days before the official start of sales. The device will be available in two basic colors - Midnight Black and Orchid Gray.