There’s good news today for customers in the United States who have been meaning to purchase the Galaxy S8 without being locked to a carrier or having to bear all of the bloatware that carriers load on their devices. They’ll be happy that Samsung has announced today that it’s now taking pre-orders for the unlocked Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in the United States.
From the very first day, Samsung has advertised the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ come with the faster UFS 2.1 internal storage chips. However, it appears that Samsung is also using the previous UFS 2.0 chips in some variants of the device. A new report reveals that Samsung is likely using Toshiba’s UFS 2.0 chips which are obviously slower than the UFS 2.1 chips. Perhaps in a bid to avoid […]
You might have heard about the red tint issue that many Galaxy S8 owners have been facing. It’s not a major issue, certainly not one related to hardware, it’s easily fixable through a software update. Samsung released a software update last week to address the Galaxy S8 red tint issue and this update is gradually being released in more regions. T-Mobile has now released the Galaxy S8 red tint update […]
Samsung hyped up Bixby quite a bit on March 29th when it unveiled the Galaxy S8. The voice interface is one of the biggest features of its new flagship smartphone. Samsung claimed that Bixby Voice will enable users to do everything they can do with a touch input by simply using voice commands. Ironically, this feature was not ready at launch when the Galaxy S8 came out on April 21st. […]
Many Samsung smartphones allow you to quickly launch the camera by pressing the home button twice quickly. You can’t do that on the Galaxy S8 since the device doesn’t have a physical home button. However, Samsung has linked the quick launch camera option with the handset’s power button. Press it twice quickly and the camera should be launched, ideally, but that doesn’t appear to be the case for all users.
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The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have officially arrived, and everything indicates that it was worth the wait. Samsung has made every effort to make its leading-edge smartphone series “cutting-edge.” The Galaxy S8 takes large-display phones to a whole new level by pushing the industrial design envelope to new heights, building yet a higher barrier to entry. We looked at both phones to evaluate many aspects of the Galaxy S8 […]
Prior to the official announcement of Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, it was rumored that the Galaxy S8 would feature a dual camera system on the back. We now know that isn’t the case but it appears that Samsung did play around with this idea which is why there were so many rumors about it. Pictures of a purported Galaxy S8+ prototype have surfaced online which reveal that the company did […]
It was rumored even before Samsung had officially announced the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ that there will be at least one variant of the new flagship which will feature 128GB of onboard storage as well as 6GB of RAM. Samsung confirmed last week that it was going to release a variant of the Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage in South Korea only. However, the possibility exists […]
There were rumors long before the Galaxy S8 was made official that Samsung was going to at least offer one model of the new flagship in select markets that will feature 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Everyone else will have to make do with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Samsung didn’t say anything about such a model during its presentation but the company’s website for South […]
Samsung made the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ official yesterday and confirmed their specifications. We now know that both handsets will feature 4GB RAM and 64GB of onboard storage in all markets across the globe. However, there has been talk of a 6GB RAM variant meant for just one market. According to a new report, the Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage will soon be released in […]
Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ yesterday and detailed all of the new features that the flagship brings. Bixby is one of those features. It’s a voice control interface that basically lets users do anything they can on the device with a tap by using voice commands. It also has other neat tricks up its sleeve, one of which is Pinterest visual search integration.
There appears to be no end to the leaks that we’re seeing about the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Not that Samsung fans will mind. They have been anxiously waiting for the company to come out with its next flagship smartphone. A new video has surfaced online in which we can see a touch sensitivity test being performed on what appears to be a Galaxy S8.
Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen Samsung clearly favor the “edge” model of its flagships over the one with the flat display. Customers just preferred the dual-edge curved display model more and it sold well. However, since both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are going to have a dual-edge display, what strategy will the company adopt now? According to a new report out of South Korea, […]
There appears to be no end to the leaks and rumors about the Galaxy S8. However, it’s understandable, considering the fact that this is one of the most highly anticipated smartphones to come out this year. The excitement is already high and Samsung is due to show off this handset officially in just over a week. The latest Galaxy S8 leaked render that has surfaced online shows off the Orchid […]