The Galaxy S8+ is official and it looks marvelous

The only differences between the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are screen and battery size, and of course - price.

@LanaJelic
Published Wed, Mar 29 2017 10:45 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagships. Both phones now have curved displays, with a difference in the screen size.

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The Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display. As rumored, the phone comes with an extra wide aspect ratio of 18.5:9, and with 2960 x 1440 resolution.

The Galaxy S8+ has a beautiful design with an end-to-end bezel-less screen that splits over the phone's side. The fingerprint sensor is now in the back of the device next to the camera, and there is also a new button on the device, for the virtual assistant Bixby. The company unveiled Bixby a week ago, and the Galaxy S8+ will come with a subset Bixby-enabled preinstalled applications.

The Galaxy S8+ is powered by Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 8895 chipsets, depending on the market. The device comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card.

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The phone rocks rear 12MP dual pixel sensor, f/1.7 aperture, and an 8MP front shooter, f/1.7 aperture.

The phone is waterproof (IP68) and comes with Gorilla Glass 5. There's also a 3,500 mAh battery onboard. If there were any doubts, the phone does come with 3.5 mm headphone jack.

The Samsung Galaxy S8+ will launch in Midnight Black, Orchid Grey, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold. It will hit the markets on April 21st (in the US) and April 28th (in Europe).

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