Less than a month to go, the first leaks of Galaxy S8 came in thick and fast. And the recently latest leaked image of of Evan Blass now have shown off the official press render, and offers the best overall look at Samsung’s upcoming flagships.
The press render unveiled a tall dual curved display, which seems to offer the 18:9 ratio like on the LG G6. The Home button not appearing at front may be the most noticeable change, and the render confirms previous rumors as well, which said that the Galaxy S8 would feature thin bezels and rounded corners. Also, the leak offers a range of sensors along the top of the device, which include the front facing camera, ambient light sensors, and especially a new addition of the iris scanner like on ill-fated Galaxy Note 7. According to previous rumors, the Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a dedicated button for Samsung’s rumored AI assistant, likely called Bixby.
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The Galaxy S8 is rumored to be offered in two variants. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to come with a 5.7-inch 2960 x 1440 resolution Super AMOLED display with nearly no bezels on all sides. While the Galaxy S8+ will feature a bigger 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with the same resolution. In terms of specs, powering the Galaxy S8 duo will be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or the Exynos 8895 SoC, depending on the market. The chipset will be packed with 4GB of RAM, coupled with 64GB of expandable storage. Other rumored specs include a 12MP main camera with Dual Pixel tech at the back, a 8MP AF selfie camera, USB Type-C port, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a completely new virtual assistant. The Samsung’s flagships will be revealed at Unpacked event in New York City on March 29.