The latest report from Consumer Reports ranks Samsung’s latest flagships, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, for their excellent camera, display, and battery life. The report crowned Galaxy S8+ as the top smartphone, with its smaller sibling – Galaxy S8 – coming in second.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Specs, News, Rumors & Features
The Always On Display functionality on the Galaxy S8 and S7 remains one of my favorite features of the device. Samsung had first debuted this feature with the Galaxy S7 in 2016 and has kept refining it since then.
Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, have received ravishing reviews from major publications and consumers alike. After the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 last year, Samsung seems to be back in the game this year with its bezel-less Galaxy S8 and S8+.
Samsung is no stranger to launching special editions of its flagship handsets. Last year, the company launched a special Batman-themed edition of the Galaxy S7 edge, and this year, it is launching a ‘Pirates of The Caribbean’ themed Galaxy S8.
Following the launch of a 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant of the Galaxy S8+ in Hong Kong and China, Samsung is now bringing the handset to India. The new flagship variant of the handset will go on sale in the country from June 9.
Last year, Samsung managed to sell its flagship handset — the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge — in excess of 45+ million units and that was despite the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7. This year, if the early impressions of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are anything to go by, Samsung is on track for another bumper year.
Samsung has just launched the Galaxy S8, but rumors about the company’s next year flagship — the Galaxy S9 — have already started making their way to the internet. As per a new report originating from Korea, Samsung has started development early on the Galaxy S9.
Samsung Galaxy S8’s Iris Scanner Bypassed By Hacker Group Using Only Digital Camera and Contact Lens
Even before the Samsung Galaxy S8 was officially launched, hackers found a way to bypass its facial recognition system. Now, hackers of the Chaos Computer Club in Germany have managed to fool the iris recognition system on Samsung’s latest flagship as well.