Samsung Galaxy S8: The Most Controversial Smartphone Set to Dethrone Galaxy S7; New Release Date Revealed in a Leak [VIDEO]By Xien Palacios, UniversityHerald Reporter
The queen of Samsung smartphone Galaxy S7 is said to be facing its dethronement when its successor Galaxy S8 is shaping up for its final release. Galaxy S8 promises excellent features and high-performing specs but is it worth the upgrade? See full details for the comparison of both phones!
Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S8: Software and Hardware
Samsung Galaxy S8 is said to be more powerful because it will use Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and the Exynos 8895 chip coupled with 6GB or 8GB of RAM and onboard internal storage of 64GB and 128GB according to BGR. While Galaxy S7 has quite lower hardware specs with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and Exynos 8890 chip coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB and 64GB of internal storage expandable thru microSD.
While Galaxy S7 Android Nougat update is imminent, Galaxy S8 is expected to run Android's latest beta program out of the box. In addition, Galaxy S8 is rumored to feature the digital assistant Viv and TouchWiz, an overlay software of Samsung.
Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S8: Design
Samsung is said to be doing away with headphone jack and physical home button with Galaxy S8. Also, USB-Type C is said to replace the traditional ports of the phone to enhanced audio and fingerprint sensor to be added where the physical home button is previously located.
Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S8: Display
If rumors are true, then Samsung Galaxy S8 would have bigger screen display compared to Galaxy S7 with 5.7-inch compared to the latter's 5.1-inch. However, Samsung is said to stick with Super AMOLED technology with a big bump of resolution from 2k of S7 to 4k to accommodate VR.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date
Previous reports claim that is likely to reveals it 2017 flagship smartphone during the Mobile World Congress in February. However, according to Forbes, Galaxy S8 might come to the market late because new leaks suggesting that the South Korean company will unveil the phone in March 2017 and will hit the store shelves in April 18.