#Samsung #GalaxyS8 – Samsung Galaxy S8 2017 Release In First Quarter? How Different Is It With The S7? : With the Galaxy Note 7 officially dead, the South Korean electronic giant’s next flagship — the Samsung Galaxy S8, is expected to surpass users expectations. Possible design and features have already leaked but a recent speculation essentially points to the Galaxy S8 being the fastest smartphone ever.
Samsung already confirmed its collaboration with Qualcomm to supply the processors for the next batch of its high end devices. Though there is no official word yet, speculations have it that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Edge will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor.
Qualcomm announced that it is working on its next processor – the Snapdragon 835. It is expected to come out at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 event in January. Details of the new chipset were leaked recently by the Chinese microblogging site, Weibo. Aside from key specs, leaked information included the devices featuring the new processor.
QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON 835
The Galaxy S8 was featured in the leak along with confirmation that Samsung will reveal the phone at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress tradeshow in 2017. Leaked spec table revealed the Snapdragon 835 – model number MSM8998 – will feature a Kryo 200 CPU with eight cores, although the clock rate isn’t confirmed. Also, it is set to feature the Adreno 540 GPU, as well as Qualcomm’s top-end Snapdragon X16 modem, which is capable of 1Gbps download speeds.
The chipset is built on Qualcomm’s highly efficient 10nm FinFET manufacturing process. It will offer either 27% higher performance or 40% lower power consumption. Essentially the Galaxy S8 series will be the fastest Android smartphone to debut come next year. Unfortunately, the leak cannot be verified as of yet so proceed with due caution.
GALAXY S8 FEATURES
Reports have confirmed that the Galaxy S8 will come in two variants. A a 5.7-inch Galaxy S8 and a 6.2-inch screen Galaxy S8 Edge. Both devices will come equipped with Edge to Edge displays and sport a bezel-less design. The physical Home button is expected to be replaced with either an optical fingerprint scanner or an iris scanner.
The flagship device is also expected to house a rear dual camera setup. A 12MP S5K2L2 sensor and 13MP sensor made by Sony is expected for rear with an 8MP front-snapper. Reports have emerged of a Siri-like digital assistant exclusive to the Samsung mobile. For a detailed information on the rumored Galaxy S8 features and specifications, check our previous post. Source: Thebitbag