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Galaxy S8 will be the first phone with Bluetooth 5.0

Samsung's next-gen Galaxy S8 will rock Bluetooth 5.0, should hopefully have a 3.5mm headphone jack
By: Anthony Garreffa | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Dec 16, 2016 12:59 am

Samsung had a rough year with the explosively awesome, but also explosive Galaxy Note 7 smartphone - and now we're hearing more rumbles on the upcoming Galaxy S8, which should rock a 3.5mm headphone jack (thank you, not-so-courageous Samsung) and Bluetooth 5.0 as well.




Bluetooth 5.0 will be an interesting addition, which will allow for faster data transfer speeds over up to 4x longer distances, with less interference, too. Bluetooth 5.0 is also more power efficient, so we should expect the Samsung Galaxy S8 to have slightly improved battery life, joined by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor.


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