Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus and where we know about the specs

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus and where we know about the specs

There is no doubt that Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the most anticipated smartphones in the market. The new handset serves as Samsung’s strategic plan to rebuild the trust among consumers following the Galaxy Note 7 recall and permanent abolition due to catching fire reports. There have been a lot of rumors floating around regarding the Galaxy S8 that has been scheduled for launch in March.

Aside from a Galaxy S8, Samsung is rumored to release a Galaxy S8 Plus this year with larger screen. A reliable source today claims to have received the hardware specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Today’s leaks seem to match with most of the rumors floating around both handsets.


Speaking of Galaxy S8, the new handset will feature a 5.8 inch QUD+ Super AMOLED  display, 64GB of internal storage and 4GB of RAM. Besides, the leaked slide shows that the upcoming Galaxy S8 will come with a 12MP dual pixel rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera and iris scanner. Other leaked specs include IP68 for dust and water resistance, Samsung Pay and wireless charging technology. According to rumors, Samsung Galaxy S8 will run Android 7.0 Nougat at launch like its rival, LG G6.

Today’s leaks also tell us about Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus hardware specs. Basically, the new Galaxy S8 Plus feature nearly identical specs when compared to its brother. Accordingly, Galaxy S8 Plus will come with 64GB of internal storage with support for external microSD, 4GB of RAM, 8MP front-facing camera and 12MP dual pixel rear camera. However, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus will feature a larger 6.2 inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display.

According to sources, both Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 when sold in the US and some other markets, while Samsung’s own Exynos 8894 will fuel the other Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus models.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will not be revealed until late March, but Samsung is expected to show a preview video at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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