Jul 18, 2016 06:02 AM EDT
Galaxy S8 Rumor: Samsung's First Ever Handset to Feature Dual-Screen Display; 4K Resolution, Compatible with New Gear VR
Here's the latest roundup of Samsung Galaxy S8 specs!
Samsung Galaxy S8 rumor: Dual screen display
Samsung Galaxy S8 rumor that has gone viral so far is the dual screen display that the company filed for patent last year. Samsung patented a new technology that allows smartphone to have dual screen display. The tech titan has also submitted another patent for apps that will be compatible with two-screen feature. This could mean that Samsung might work on a technology that allows Galaxy S8 to have a cover that folds open, Trusted Review explained. Another patent filed by Samsung include stylus with ultrasonic input, grip gesture and UV sensor.
Samsung Galaxy S8 4K display rumor
Another Galaxy S8 rumor that fans expect to come true is the 4K display featured in 5.2 inch smartphone. The impressive screen resolution is meant to improve VR viewing experience. For the record, most smartphones feature full HD that goes with as far as 1440 x 2560 pixels. If Galaxy S8 rumor is true, then this will be the first Samsung's phone to feature impressive 2160 x 3840 pixels resolution display. The flagship will, without a doubt, run the latest Android OS and be energy efficient.
Samsung Galaxy S8 specs
The rumored specs of Samsung Galaxy S8 include iris scanner and Qualcomm Snapdragon 821. It's obvious that Galaxy S8 will have more upgrades than the Galaxy S7. The 4K display should be able to bring improvements on screen and VR system. The handset will likely to include USB type C port for a Gear VR headset specifically made to match with Galaxy S8.
Samsung Galaxy S8 release date
Samsung filed the patents in November 2015. Thus, we should not expect to see the high-end and high-tech handset this year but it is likely to be released in 2017 or early 2018. Previously, the rumored 4K display was thought to equip Galaxy Note 5 but it did not happen. Until the official release announced by Samsung, Galaxy S8 rumors should be taken with a grain of salt.
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