With two sizes: 5.8 and 6.2 inch, S8 carries on with curved screen and Super AMOLED touchscreen. Ditched physical home button, S8 adopts a big, bezel-less display with unusual 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It'll have 2,960x1,440 pixels (Quad HD) resolution.
There are two storage options for Samsung Galaxy S8: 64GB and 128GB. With a dual microSD card slot, the memory can be extended up to 256 GB, with which users can gain the huge memory storage. As for RAM, the new Samsung flagship will have 4GB of RAM.
This year, Samsung sticks to the 12MP rear camera and improve its front camera from 5MP to 8MP. Both front and rear cameras come with the same f/1.7 aperture as before. We don’t see much improvement from the specs, but with its software improved, you’re supposed to take greater photos with S8.
After the infamous Note 7, battery should be the biggest concern for customers. Samsung has tested the new battery with its revised eight-point battery testing procedure to increase the battery safety. The battery capacity of S8 is 3,000mAh for 5.8-inch phone and 3,500mAh for the 6.2-inch one, which is smaller comparing to other new phones.
S8 is powered by Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor with a speed of 4.2 GHz, which will faster and smaller than Snapdragon 820 in S7. You can have a smoother and faster experience when playing game or watching video on S8.
S8 has fingerprint readers will be placed in the back and for the first time, iris scanner comes to Galaxy S serial, which will better protect your phone information. And like S7, the new flagship is dust/water resistant certified with an IP68 rating so you should not be too worried if the phone gets wet.
S8 introduces its own AI assistant, with male voice named Bixby and female voice named Kestra, competing against Apple’s Siri. The AI assistant can handle payments, works with other apps, identify photos and more.