Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Specs & Rumors: Upcoming Flagship Phone To Pack The All-Powerful ARM Mali-G71? [VIDEO]By Vinay Patel, UniversityHerald Reporter
Despite the current foul-up centering on the controversy plagued Galaxy Note 7, it looks like Samsung is back on track as the South Korean handset maker is reportedly gearing up to launch its most powerful smartphone yet.
Apparently, Samsung is shifting gears to have an earlier than previously scheduled release for the Galaxy S7 successor, the Galaxy S8. If latest reports are anything to go by, Samsung has acquired technology that could eventually be deployed in the purported handset which according to reports will be released early next year.
The Galaxy S8 is most likely to be powered by the ARM Mali-G71 which is considered as the most powerful graphics chips in the world. A slew of other rumors doing rounds online further contribute to the greatness of Samsung's upcoming flagship.
Samsung is hell-bent on gaining back the trust of its consumers and fix up its broken relationship with the huge Galaxy fanbase. To further facilitate this attempt, the company is working on their monster smartphone dubbed, Galaxy S8 that is slated to hit the store shelves sometime in 2017. The purported smartphone is said to boast an array of never-before-seen specs, according to reports on Forbes.
The Galaxy S8 will pack ARM's most powerful graphics the Mali-G71, coupled with screen having 4K resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels), and octa-core System on-chip for enhanced performance. With this move, Samsung will be hoping to make 4K happen for other VR headsets, including the company's partner in VR, Oculusm, SlashGear reported.
As far as the physical design of the Galaxy S8 is concerned, it will feature a curve-edge which is given factor for Samsung subsequent mobile flagships. Samsung is reportedly counting on Galaxy S8 to offer an unexcelled application as a leading edge of VR to be on the mainstream.
Galaxy S8 is among the top five smartphones that are scheduled to be launched. The list includes Microsoft Surface Phone, Google Pixel Phones, OnePlus 4, and Xiaomi Mi 6.
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