Samsung Galaxy S8
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the eighth generation of Samsung’s Galaxy smartphone mobile device and the follow-up to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, which debuted in March 2016. The Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones were developed to compete largely with Apple's current iPhone 7 as well as the upcoming iPhone 8.
2017 Brings New Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Models
The Android-based Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ were announced on March 29th, 2017, with pre-orders beginning at that time, followed by regular availability starting April 28th. The two devices share the same set of features, with the Galaxy S8+ offering a nearly bezel-less 6.2-inch Super AMOLED quad HD display with 2960x1440 resolution at 570 pixels-per-inch (ppi) compared to the S8's 5.8-inch display with the same resolution at 529ppi.
The Galaxy S8 devices are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 64-bit 8-core processor with 4GB of RAM, and feature the new Bixby intelligent virtual assistant to compete with Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana (and to a lesser degree, Amazon's Alexa), Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 and IP68 certification waterproofing to protect the phones from screen breakage or water damage, an upgraded mobile operating system (Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung Experience), and more.
Pricing and Color Options for Galaxy S8 Smartphones
Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones begins at $750 for the Galaxy S8 and $850 for the Galaxy S8+. The phones are currently available in three color options: Black Sky, Orchid Grey and Artic Silver.
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