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Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+: Social media has given its verdict

Samsung has successfully impressed the most critical lot of people - the netizens.

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Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ have arguably been the most eagerly awaited smartphones over the past few months. Last night s smartphone launch only made the buzz louder. In an event that Samsung held at New York yesterday, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, the new Gear 360 (2017), and the company s first AI-based digital assistant Bixby, were unveiled. Also Read - Happy Dusshera 2021 messages, images, stickers, quotes: How to create, send Happy Vijayadashami greetings via WhatsApp

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“The Galaxy S8 is our testament to regaining your trust by redefining what’s possible in safety and marks a new milestone in Samsung’s smartphone legacy,” Samsung mobile president DJ Koh said. And going by the social media reactions, Samsung has definitely impressed the world, with its infinity display, facial recognition system, home button-less design, and Bixby. “The Samsung Galaxy S8 ushers in a new era of smartphone design and fantastic new services, opening up new ways to experience the world,” DJ added. Also Read - Your Twitter experience is going to change, ads tested for replies

While some people were left absolutely impressed by the new Samsung flagships, some could not help but compare the Galaxy S8, with its arch rival, the iPhone. Then, there is also the inevitable bunch, which is yet to get over the Note 7 fiasco, and so came in the fire and sparks puns. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S7: Here s what s different

The one with the fans

 

 

Last galaxy s8 photo of the night. Promise. (Love this phone)

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The one with the trolls

 

 

 

 

The one with the iPhone vs Samsung battle

 

 

 

 

 

The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with QHD resolution and 586 ppi. On the other hand, the Galaxy S8+ features a bigger 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with QHD resolution and 531 ppi. Display of both the devices are protected by Corning s Gorilla Glass 5. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+: Top 8 Features

Under the hood, both Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are powered by Samsung s Exynos processor and Qualcomm s top-end 835 processor, which varies according to markets. Accompanying the processor on the both the devices is 4GB of RAM, and 64GB storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card. The two run on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box with TouchWiz UI on top. Fuelling the Galaxy S8 is a 3,000mAh battery, while the Galaxy S8+ gets a larger 3,500mAh battery.

For photography, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ come with an 8-megapixel smart auto-focus front camera, and 12-megapixel dual-pixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture. Both the phones come with Alway On display and IP68 water and dust resistance capabilities.

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  • Published Date: March 30, 2017 9:18 AM IST


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