Yesterday, we have reported the Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to see the lights on March 29 and Samsung might hold multiple launch events in the US and Europe to announce the said phone. Now a new rumour hit the Internet which suggests that the Galaxy S8’s shipping will start on April 21.
#According to a website ‘the guardian’, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 will come in two sizes, which will be almost bezel-less, edge-to-edge “infinity” display and will also house an iris scanner as well.
#Earlier there were rumours that the smartphone will ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack, but now it is likely to retain it.
#Further, Samsung could also come up with various new accessories for the Galaxy S8 and one of then could be called DeX (desktop extension). The DeX idea is on the line of Microsoft’s Continuum, which allows people to use their phone like a PC by connecting it to a monitor and transforming it for larger-screen entertainment or adding a keyboard and mouse to work like a PC.
#The smartphone is also said to support Samsung’s new Gear VR headset and Gear 360 camera.
#As per previous leaks and rumours, the Samsung said to initiate a “record breaking marketing campaign” for its flagship Galaxy S8 and is rumoured to come in two variants. The two variants said to be code-named as Dream and Dream 2.
#The standard (Dream) variant is expected to be priced at Euro 849 (approx. Rs 61,643), while the Plus model (Dream 2) will come with a price tag of whopping Euro 949 (approx. Rs 68,904).
#Further, the standard variant will feature between 5-5.7-inch display, while the Plus model will come with a 6-6.3-inch screen. The displays on all the variants are touted to be Super AMOLED and the Plus variant is expected to come with a 4K display.
#The device is rumoured to come with the Snapdragon 835 chipset, 8GB RAM, 64GB of internal storage, as well as expandable storage up-to 256GB via microSD card, USB Type-C port, optical fingerprint sensor embedded in the display, a 90 percent body-to-screen ratio, Bluetooth 5.0 and a UFS 2.1 flash storage chip.
#The smartphone is also rumoured to ship with Samsung’s own Ai-based virtual assistant, called Bixby. The male voice is likely to be named Bixby, the female voice will come with the name Kestra. The company is also rumoured to an external S Pen stylus.