Samsung Galaxy S8 a Smartphone with Larger Display Screen

Rjain
By Rjain August 5, 2017 17:07

Samsung Galaxy S8 a Smartphone with Larger Display Screen

Samsung Galaxy S8 a Smartphone with Larger Display Screen

Samsung Galaxy S8, one of the high end smartphones is already launched. This is one of the expensive smartphones that is presently available in the market. It is giving tuff competition for the smartphones such IPhone 7 Plus and others. Some of the major plus points of this mobile device is its huge battery along with larger display screen that attracts its users. So, now let us get deeper into the details of Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone and check what are the features, that really make us interested in purchasing this smartphone.

Best Features

  1. Samsung Galaxy S8 has been designed excellently that looks very attractive.
  2. Samsung Galaxy S8 is the smartphone with larger display screen that is really excellent.
  3. Galaxy S8 has been included with such a beautiful camera configuration that allows to capture best shots.
  4. Hardware used in the architecture of Galaxy S8 gives faster and accurate performance along with multi tasking.
  5. Another major advantage of this Galaxy S8 is its huge battery that allows the smoother functioning of the device for the users without any interruptions.

Improvements Required

  1. As Galaxy S8 has been using biometrics in order to unlock the phone, users expect it to be very accurate but it creates lots of difficulty while using it.
  2. Bixby is one of the camera feature that Samsung has tried to include in this smartphone, but it was not upto the point and they were unsuccessful.
  3. This smartphone is not provided flat screen option which would be more useful.

Design

Samsung Galaxy S8 has been designed in a gorgeous way to attract its users with its larger display and without having any borders on it. Galaxy S8 is taller phone in comparison with its predecessors Galaxy S7, with its dimensions being 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm. While Galaxy S8 weighs approximately around 155 grams and fits comfortably in ones hand with a more premium feeling to hold. Samsung has taken keen interest in the design of Galaxy S8, it can be said after watching the quality of the material used in and how the front as well as rear side has been made of metallic rim. It not only makes the phone beautiful but also comfortable to held it.

On the front side of this borderless smartphone, top side that is above the display screen front camera along with earpiece and sensors are occupied. While the placing will be in such a way that front camera will be in the middle and sensors along with earpiece occupied on the either side. When it comes to the physical home button, it has been placed at the bottom of the device and below the display screen capacitive navigation buttons on the screen itself. On the left side of the device will be the volume buttons along with the new Bixby as well as Bixby home button. Exactly on the opposite side will be the placement of power button. Sim card slots are placed on the top with headphone jack, USB Type C port and speaker being on the bottom side.

Now let’s look at the backside of the Samsung Galaxy S8, on the top side rear camera has been placed in between heart rate monitor and finger print sensor. But the placement of finger print sensor is not in the correct position, apart from that its design is well placed and gains everyone’s attraction towards it. The glassy look on it makes it finest and gorgeous smartphone of the year from Samsung.

Design Specifications

Dimensions: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm

Weight: 155 grams

Colors: Rose Pink, Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Maple Gold, Arctic Silver and Coral Blue.

Display

Samsung has again come up with best of the best display screen on its Galaxy S8 smartphone making it users happy once again. As the screen goes end to end with out any borders, it looks even larger though its size is 5.8 inches. It has got a body to screen ratio of 18.5 : 9 which can be said as huge because in order to reach the top of display screen it makes little difficult. It is Quad HD+ super amoled display screen that offers brightness along with punchy colors. Hence it makes the users of this phone to enjoy watching movies or gaming on it. Though its edges are rounded but on the screen it appears in rectangular without concerning about the corners.

Display Specifications

Display Screen Size: 5.8 inches

Display Screen Type: Super Amoled Capacitive touchscreen

Resolution: 2960 x 1440 pixels

Pixel Density: 570 ppi

Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Multi touch: Yes

Hardware & Storage

Samsung Galaxy S8 makes use of two types of similar SoC’s that depends on the region, that means in India Samsung manufactures Galaxy S8 device with Exynos chipset. While it comes to North America these phones have been using Snapdragon 805 chipset in its architecture. Both the chipsets does not vary much and are fabricated using 10 nm process technology by Samsung only. Both of them are octa core processors running at a frequency of 1.9 GHz of 64 bit. It makes use of ARM Mali G71 chipset in order to produce better graphics in gaming.

Storage offered by Samsung Galaxy S8 is 64 GB, while it offers a RAM of 4 GB which is quite good enough space to store huge amounts of data in it. Memory can be expandable upto 256 GB using microSD card. Hence, making it easy for the users to store high resolution images or applications or movies or any other data such as media files without having any second thought or deleting the older ones unless and until it fills up.

Hardware Specifications

SoC: Exynos 8895 or Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 895 depending upon the country.

Core: Both are octa core

Frequency: 1.9 GHz

GPU: ARM Mali G71 MP20 or Adreno 540 depending upon the country.

Storage Specifications

RAM: 4 GB

Storage: 64 GB

Expandable Memory: Yes upto 256 GB

Expansion Mode: MicroSD card

Software

Samsung Galaxy S8 makes use of Android Nougat 7.0 operating system in this device.  The user interface designed on this device is very easy to operate and understand. One of the best features that has been offered on this device is that once any of the icon is pressed for longer time contextual menus will be appeared. But the problem we face as a user of this phone is the absence of physical as well as soft buttons.

Software Specifications

Operating System: Android Nougat 7.0

Camera

Samsung galaxy S8 has got a rear camera of 12 MP which is one of the best smartphone camera with perfect sensor embedded in it. Though it does not go with the dual camera on the rear side which is being seen on most of the smartphone such as IPhone 7 Plus, but still it is capable of producing best images in all the lighting conditions. It has become possible with camera interface of this phone which is very easy to use with just simple swipe. Front camera of Galaxy S8 is of 8 MP and allows the users in capturing perfect selfies. Selfies will be pixel perfect in any lighting conditions.

Camera Specifications

Rear Camera: 12 MP

Aperture: f/1.7

Features: Panorama, Pron mode, slow motion, food mode, hyperlapse,

Front Camera: 8 MP

Aperture: f/1.7

Combined features: VDIS, HDR, Selective Focus, Virtual shot, motion photo, filters, stickers, grid lines, location tags, stamps, timer, quick launch and voice control.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a battery capacity of 3,000 milli amperes, along with that it also offered fast as well as wireless charging. It charges the battery completely at a faster rate and allows in saving our time. This offers some of the best power saving modes and helps improve the battery life.

Battery Specifications

Battery Capacity: 3,000 milli amperes

Talk time: approximately upto 20 hours

Inside the Package

When we unboxed the package we were able to see Galaxy S8 device along with USB cable, ear phone, sim ejection pin, usb power adapter, usb connector type-c, micro usb connector, warranty card and guide.

Opinion

Samsung Galaxy S8 one of the worthy smartphone and investing on this is like value for money because of the features it has been included with it. Apart from biometrics and Bixby, everything is well and perfect with this smartphone.  But one of the drawbacks that can be corrected is the hybrid sim slot. It has got water resistance feature and can be merged in fresh water up to 30 minutes without any problem. It allows us to connect to TV either with the help of cable or even wireless and watch the videos of some formats such as MP4, MV4, 3GP and others. Hence this is one of the best smartphone of the year from the Samsung that allows us to use it without any difficulty. So just check with your budget and put a step forward to afford it.

Rjain
By Rjain August 5, 2017 17:07
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