Samsung Galaxy S8 News & Update: New Improvements to the New Device; Iris Scanner, Larger Display And More

By Carrie Winters - 16 Mar '17 23:18PM
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  • (Photo : Gabriel Grams/Getty Images for Samsung) The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 is near. There are more hints on how the new Samsung smartphone will look.

The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 is near. There are more hints on how the new Samsung smartphone will look.

According to a report, there will be significant improvements with the new Samsung Galaxy S8. It is indicated that the new smartphone has a larger display. It will have the 5.8-inch display. The new device is also speculated to have an elongated 18.5.9 aspect ratio. The body size is reported to be the same as the Samsung Galaxy S7.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will remove the home button and will be replaced by a fingerprint scanner to the rear. It also will introduce the 3D Touch-esque pressure sensing tech under the screen. This provides the users a home button experience.

Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is rumored to feature an iris scanner. This is another secure way of unlocking the device. The device is also rumored to have the dual-lens camera. There are also talks that the new handset will take on AI Bixby.

In the meantime, it has been leaked that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will feature a new color. The colors available are black, silver and violet. Aside from the new color added, the handset will also feature the trademark 'Infinity Display.'

Samsung Galaxy S8 is also rumored to have an edge-to-edge display and the bezel cannot be viewed on the front part of the handset. The new smartphone flagship of Samsung may come with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is rumored to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. This would be the first commercial smartphone to have the Snapdragon 835. Additional features for the new device are a 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will also have a micro SD slot for additional storage. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, on the other hand, has similar features but with a larger display at 6.3-inch. The new handsets are to be launched on March 29.

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