Leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 Videos Highlight AMOLED Display Features, Might Work With LG For The BatteryBy Erwin Castro, UniversityHerald Reporter
Samsung Display this week released two different ads on Korean Youtube channel, featuring the latest news about AMOLED display technology. But the most interesting story about the ads is the mysterious smartphone that came out in both Samsung advertisements on Youtube videos. The ads have just shown the prototype of the rumored Samsung Galaxy S8, according to the latest reports.
The Youtube videos are probably the best piece of evidence the crowd have seen, providing them a sneak preview of what the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 might look like in the wild.
According to CNET, A set of promotional advertisement videos from Samsung Display division may hint the design of Samsung's upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8. The Youtube advertisements, which highlights the AMOLED display features. It shows a smartphone with the little bezel on the top and bottom and a high screen-body-to-body ratio.
The device in question also features a fingerprint sensor that could be built into the display. But there's no home button found on the mysterious device.The rumors about the next Samsung Galaxy S8 phone has been talked about for months.
This would be Samsung's first phone since its controversial Galaxy Note 7 disaster, which makes the rumored device along with its safety record even more important than any new features it would show up.
But there also a strong possibility that the mysterious device seen in the Samsung's ads isn't the Samsung Galaxy S8 at all and that it might be some sort of dummy device.
What To Expect From Samsung Galaxy S8
Reports said that the rumored Samsung Galaxy S8 may also feature an AI-powered personal assistant dubbed Bixby, according to Digital Trends. The handset is also expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and pack with an iris scanner, Bluetooth 5.0 technology, Harman Stereo speakers, wireless in-ear headphones and may boast S Pen support. The rumored Samsung Galaxy S8 will likely see the RAM slightly bumped up to 8 GB or 6 GB.
As with the battery, reports said that Samsung could revert to the removable battery option to avoid any battery issued that plagued the fiery Galaxy Note 7. Reports also suggest that due to the Galaxy Note 7's recent battery issues, Samsung could rope in LG to manufacture the successor's battery.
There are no official words about the release date, but according to The Investors, Samsung might start shipping the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 by mid-April.