• 568 ppi
• 140.1 X 72.2 X 7.3 mm
• Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
• 3D Touch display
• Always on display Mode
• TouchWiz UI
• IP68 certified
• Android Nougat 7.0
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset
• Adreno 540 GPU
• 4 GB internal memory
• 64/128 GB storage variants; microSD dedicated card slot up to 256 GB
• 12 MP primary camera, OIS, 4K video and 9MP image recording
• 8 MP secondary camera, dual video call, Auto HDR
• Fast battery charging
• Non removable LI-Ion 3000mAh battery
• Color Variants: black, white. gold, silver, pink gold
Samsung Galaxy S8 – Some more to it
It’s official that there would not be any S8 launch at MWC 2017, so the launch is now slated for April. Samsung has applied for S8 trademark which means that the name is final and the device is finally near launch. Prior to that Samsung also applied for the term “Beast Mode” – stating it as a technology that could boost up the smartphone’s performance through software.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Black 64 GB will have some of the world’s best features and specs, however, Samsung is not revealing any at the moment.
Samsung Galaxy S8 design – will there be a major design overhaul?
There won’t be any home button instead its functionality would be there in the display. The entire front will be taken up by the screen. There are smaller bezels than Galaxy S7 and features an OLED display that will have more than 90 percent screen to body ratio. At present many phones have an average ratio of 80%.
There is news that there is a new fingerprint sensor on the block – the natural ID FS9100 optical fingerprint sensor that will be underneath the glass and so no need to embed it in the Home button. Thanks to Synaptics, this brings in the optical sensing technology thus no need for a physical home button. Samsung has been using the Synaptics fingerprint sensor in the previous versions as well.
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Gold Deals
Well, if there are many rumours about the specs and the features, same goes for the best deals on Samsung Galaxy S8. The leading UK mobile operators plan to bring in the most lucrative deals on the smartphone.
To say that Samsung Galaxy S8 cheap contract deals Vodafone are the best would be wrong for there are many others in the race. Undoubtedly, Vodafone has been offering its customers cheap Samsung Galaxy S8 contract deals along with free subscription to SkySports and Spotify premium. Whether this will be the case with S8 too will have to be seen?
Samsung Galaxy S8 128 GB black deals O2 are also hot favourite for there are plethora of monthly tariff plans to choose from. There is an O2 recycle plan wherein you could do away with your old phone and buy the latest Samsung Galaxy S8 64 GB silver. Then there are also upgrade plans for the existing customers.
Samsung Galaxy S8 cheap deals Three is another leading UK mobile operator with offering some of the best internet tariff plans. If you are the one who is looking for such pay monthly cheap deals on Samsung Galaxy S8, do consider their plans.
Samsung Galaxy S8 best contract deals EE is also offering its customers some best pay monthly plans along with perks like free mobile insurance etc. The smartphone is rumoured to move on to 4K display. The 4K display gains attention because of the growing popularity of virtual reality. Making this move will mean that you could enjoy a better VR experience.
Samsung Galaxy S8 – what about Performance?
It is rumoured that the latest Samsung Galaxy S8 64 GB white will feature the very latest and fast Snapdragon 835 chipset. The makers have already confirmed that they are working on building the chipset with 10nm manufacturing process which means that the chip would consume far less power and would be highly efficient. If Samsung is to be believed this chip would lend 30 percent better energy efficiency, 27 percent higher performance and battery saving would be around 40 percent.
A USB- C port is finally expected to feature in the latest Samsung Galaxy S8 128 GB pink gold. The USB-C is a replacement to the micro USB ports; it’s a reversible connection that supports all the different types of adapters that can support connections like HDMI, display port, VGA etc.
Samsung Galaxy S8 – RAM, Storage and other Aspects
Some leaks suggested that the latest Samsung Galaxy S8 would have 6GB RAM as well as 256 GB external storage. However, majority of the leaks point towards 4GB internal RAM and 64 GB and 128 GB storage variant. With Samsung Galaxy S8 launching in April, it is believed that the phone would feature dual speakers and have stereo sound.
Samsung Galaxy S8 – Camera and Battery
Well, the S series has always impressed with the best-in class camera. Talking of the Galaxy S7, it featured the dual pixel technology where every single pixel is able to participate in clicking the best image. Samsung will be adding autofocus to the secondary camera as per rumours. The other camera modules are though believed to remain same as of the S7.
With Android N coming in, the battery life is expected to be better than the previous versions and then you also have on board the 10nm processor which consumes less power and is quite energy efficient. However, if Samsung makes a move to 4K display, it could proved to be a dampener for the battery life. With Note 7 debacle, Samsung is taking all the precautions to ensure that no such issue arises ever. Samsung is believed to ditch ATL as battery supplier and instead might go ahead with Japan based Murata Manufacturing.
IP68 certification would undoubtedly feature in the latest Samsung Galaxy S8 black 128 GB as well. IP means Ingress Protection. International Electrotechnical Commission gives this rating to let customers know whether their devices are dust and waterproof. If there is an IP68 certification for your device, it means it can be submerged in water upto 1.5 meters for about 30 minutes. Samsung might be following the footsteps of Apple and do away with 3.5mm headphone jack.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Cheap Contract Deals
This is going to be a tough decision to be made by the customers for there would be plenty of deals doing round. They will have the option of choosing from contract deals, pay monthly or SIM free. Samsung Galaxy S8 on 24 month contract are the most popular and very affordable for the contract length is two years and the monthly tariff is also affordable. The upfront cost is also quite negligible and in most of the deals it is zero.
Samsung Galaxy S8 on 1 month contract would be quite expensive. The upfront cost in this case would be quite high but the advantage is that you are free from the current operator within a month. There are well other Samsung Galaxy S8 on 12 month contract available which you could choose depending upon your requirement and budget.