Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus and S8 will be even more expensive than expected
Samsung’s new flagships, the Galaxy S8 Plus and S8, can be even more expensive than expected. This was announced by the relevant Italian resource TuttoAndroid.
According to recent rumors, the European Samsung Galaxy S8 will cost 799 euros, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus — 899 euros. Thus, the new flagships are supposed to be 100 euros more expensive than last year’s Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. However, according to TuttoAndroid, the cost will be even higher. Italy is expected to launch the Samsung Galaxy S8 for 829 Euro and Galaxy S8 Plus for 929 euros.
According to earlier leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be released in two versions, one with a 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch display. Both AMOLED screens are curved, will be able to recognize the effect of depression-like 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 7. Signature home button with fingerprint scanner, which has become one of the hallmarks of the Galaxy series, fixed c front panel and displaced to the back surface.
The main camera has a matrix resolution of 12 MP, while the front — 8 megapixels, both with an aperture of f/1.7. Next to the selfie camera is also a sensor for scanning the iris of the eye, like the infamous Galaxy Note 7. Another feature should be voice assistant called Bixby, able to recognize complex commands and a composite of the user and launch the special button on the edge of the smartphone.
The hardware basis will make Qualcomm Snapdragon or Samsung Exynos 835 8895, 4 or 6 GB RAM, 64 GB of internal flash memory UFS 2.1 with the possibility of expansion cards microSD up to 256 GB. The battery will have the capacity 3250 mAh in Junior and 3600 mAh battery in the older models, you can have fast wireless charging. Provides protection from water.
The work is produced under the Android operating system 7.1.1 Nougat. Supports 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 ac/b/g/n), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, 3.5 mm headphone Jack and a port USB Type-C.
Smartphones are enclosed in a glass case and will be presented in seven colors, including gold, silver, gloss and Matt black, blue, purple and pink.
The announcement of Samsung Galaxy S8 appointed on 29 March in new York city at the Unpacked event. Pre-orders should begin on 10 April and sales will start on 21 April 2017.