Samsung ditches 'Edge': Welcome Samsung Galaxy S8+

The company decided to put a plus sign in the name of the phone instead of naming it 'Plus,' as Apple does with its phones.

@LanaJelic
Published Sat, Feb 11 2017 3:12 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

There were some arguments whether Samsung would name their next phone the Galaxy S8 Edge since both the S8 and the bigger version will have a curved display.

Now, Evan Blass has confirmed that we will not see a Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge this year. Instead, the company will go with a name Galaxy S8+. The company decided to put a plus sign in the name of the phone instead of naming it "Plus," as Apple does with its phones.

Read also: Galaxy S8 will have 3,000 mAh battery, S8 Edge 3,500 mAh

This move also makes sense considering that is how they named the Galaxy S6 Edge+.

Samsung ditches 'Edge': Welcome Samsung Galaxy S8+ | TweakTown.com

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be unveiled on March 21st. Both devices will feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor in certain markets. The latest rumors say that the S8 will come with a 5.7-inch display while the S8+ will have a 6-inch screen, both with dual-curved edges.

Read also: Samsung Galaxy S8 prices and availability leaked

NEWS SOURCE:gsmarena.com

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