Feb 14, 2017 04:35 AM EST
Samsung Galaxy S8 Design Elicit Fear of Battery Explosion; Choices of Flat-Screened, Curved-Edge, Foldable Variants Reportedly Coming Out Soon [VIDEO]
The latest rumored design of Samsung Galaxy S8 design has reportedly elicit fear of battery explosion the same thing that happened to Galaxy Note 8. On the other hand, the upcoming premium smartphone is also rumored to come in three variants with choices of flat-screened, curved-edge or foldable. Read more details here!
The Problem with Samsung Galaxy S8 Design
The latest Galaxy S8 design has rumored to have caused fear from the analysts for the possible replication of Galaxy Note 7 battery explosion. According to Forbes, Samsung has eventually reduced the bezels of the phone that resulted to large and almost infinity screen and reduces the designated area for battery.
This innovation on the smartphone's design is considered to be a big problem because aside from the 3000 mAh battery for Galaxy S8 and 3500 mAh battery for Galaxy S8 Plus, an additional 250mAh is said to be added on them. For this reason, the battery capacities are seemingly does not suffice to the large screens in which considered to be the one that consumes more power.
Furthermore, Samsung Galaxy S8 is said to be powered by next-generation Exynos and Snapdragon chipsets that are considered more powerful than predecessors thus, more energy is needed. And based on its predecessors, the 5.1-inch Galaxy S7 has 3000 mAh battery and the 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 Edge has 3600 mAh.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Variants
While Samsung has just confirmed the Galaxy S8 Plus variant, rumors suggest that flat-screened, curved-edge and foldable models are possibly coming out soon. However, as added by Forbes, the South Korean tech is reportedly making the distinctive curved-edge screen but the fold variants is said to follow to save some space in the pocket.
On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to be released in the coming weeks with 60 million sales goal. According to CNET, this move from the company is said to shorten their sales gap in 2016 from the global recall of unfortunate Galaxy Note 7.