It's time. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus was introduced

The long wait for the Samsung fans has come to an end. In advance, unboxing videos were released by Samsung, which drove the tension again in the air. On 29 March 2017 it was time, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus was presented via a live stream in the social media from New York. We have put together for you everything you have about the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have to know.

Details about the display

Particularly striking is the new display on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Due to the bulges, the display makes a particularly thin impression and the length of the display has grown. Overall, the Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus looks smoother than its predecessors. In terms of data: the Galaxy S8's display measures 5.8 inches and the Galaxy S8 Plus 6.2 inches.

In addition, the new " Corning Gorilla Glass 5 " protects against scratches and the display has a resolution of 2960x1440 pixels - Samsung calls it " QuadHd + Display "

Bye Bye Home button

What many already thought is now reality. The home button has left, instead of the home button, the home button appears at the bottom of the display - a change to which one must definitely get used to.

The battery details

3000 mAh has a small Galaxy S8 , 3500 mAh , the great Galaxy S8 Plus boast. Compared to the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, the battery has shrunk, also for the sake of thin optics.

That should not be so dramatic, because the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are both Qi capable and can easily be charged wirelessly on a FluxPort - almost wireless charging included.

Iris and face recognition

In order to offer its users even more security , Samsung has come up with something new. The new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus offer as a security that you can open the security screen not only with a numeric code or fingerprint , but now also by iris and face recognition . The practical tests will show how successful these variants will be.

To dye

In Germany , the colors black, gray and silver are offered for sale. The golden version should be available later.

Water and dustproof

Like its predecessor, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are water and dustproof. Due to the IP68 certification , the Galaxy smartphone is waterproof for up to 30 minutes at up to 1.5 m under water.

Bixby - the new language assistant

In competition with Apple's "Siri" has Samsung "Bixby" developed. The language assistant should help with many tasks, but here it is also time to wait for the practical test.

Headphones with power with the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Samsung renews its headphones and brings along a lot of know-how. Previously, Samsung has bought the speaker / headphone manufacturer Harman to produce new and better quality headphones.

Samsung Galaxy S8 prices

Samsung Galaxy S8 Price: 799 €

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Price: 899 €

Samsung Galaxy S models series prices

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

display

5.8 inc

6.2 inc

5.1 inc

5.5 inc

5.1 inc

5.1 inc

resolution

2960x1440

2960x1440

2560x1440

2560x1440

2560x1440

2560x1440

Storage

64BG, büyütülebilir

64GB, büyütülebilir

32GB, büyütülebilir

32GB, büyütülebilir

32, 64, 128 GB

32,64,  

128 GB

R.A.M.

4GB

4GB

4GB

4GB

3GB

3GB

operating system

Exynos Octa Core 8895

Exynos Octa Core 8895

Exynos Octa Core 8890

Exynos Octa Core 8890

Exynos Octa Core 7420

Exynos Octa Core 7420

Dimensions

148,9x68,1x8 mm

159.5x73.4x8.1 mm

142.4x69.6x7.9 mm

150.9x72.6x7.7 mm

143,4x70,5x6,8 mm

142.1x70.1x7 mm

mass

152 gr

173 gr

152 gr

157 gr

138 gr

132 gr

camera

12 MP

12 MP

12 MP

12 MP

16 MP

16 MP

In front of the camera

8 MP

8 MP

5 MP

5 MP

5 MP

5 MP

Video

4K

4K

4K

4K

4K

4K

light

LED

LED

LED

LED

LED

LED

battery pack

3000 mAh

3500 mAh

3000 mAh

3600 mAh

2550 mAh

2550 mAh