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Samsung Galaxy S8 Updates: Hottest Features That Consumers Must Know Before the Release of the Device This Month

Mar 15, 2017 11:34 AM EDT

Tech enthusiasts, especially for those smartphone fanatics, were so much intense for the upcoming Samsung's Galaxy S8 this March 29, 2017. Many leaks, speculation, and theories have been created because of this much-awaited device.

According to Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities from the reports of Atlanta Journal Constitution, there will be two variants of the Samsung Galaxy S8; the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Both devices will carry an OLED 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch display which features WQHD + 2960 x 2400 resolutions. These smartphones will obviously have larger display screens than any of Samsung previous generation models.

Some speculations noted that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 device will not anymore feature a Home Button in the bottom front part of the phone. It will be the first ever Galaxy device to be made without a Home Button in the history of S-series smartphone devices. The Korean Company will take a bigger step for their smartphone devices which they had to use the fingerprint technology for Samsung Galaxy S8 that puts the scanner under the glass which let users unlock the phone by only placing a finger on the screen.

Samsung Galaxy S8 was also said to carry an iris scanner that let users unlock the device with an eye scan, however, this theory may be blurry and unreliable. Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ will feature a 3D curved cover glass with a new cool feature that allows users to plug these phones into a dock that can automatically connect to a bigger screen; can also run Android apps on desktops.

According to GSM Arena, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will come with glass casing that will be available in seven different colors such as pink, blue, orchid, bright black, matte black, silver, and gold. Galaxy S8 was expected to be equipped with 3,000mAh battery while Galaxy S8+ will carry 3,500mAh battery. These devices were speculated to go on sale this April 21, 2017.

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