Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 + for 799, 899 euros from 28 April sale

the new Samsung -smartphones Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + can be pre-ordered now for 799 euros and 899 euros. Delivery starts at the 18.4. From 28 April they should be then available in the trade. Color options in this country are black, gray and silver colors to choose from.

 Galaxy S8 headphone socket (image: Samsung) the information that has become known in the last few weeks about the new devices correspond to the reality. The normal version has a 5.8-inch super Amoled display, while the Galaxy S8 + offers a 6.2-inch screen. The resolution is respectively 1440 x 2960 pixels. This results in a display format from 18.5: 9. The device acts as a result more than versions that have the previous default format 16:9. Also LG used when the G6 No 16:9-display more. Instead, comes a 18:9-screen and a resolution of 1440 x 2880 for use.

both units 835 (USA) or an Exynos 9 (8895) developed by Samsung either have a Snapdragon. The latter comes in the Galaxy-S8 models used, which are sold in Europe. This Division had made at the previous Galaxy S7 Samsung. The devices intended for the European market also have a storage capacity of 64 GB, as well as a 4 GB large memory. Compared to its predecessors, the Galaxy-S8 variants offer a USB interface C and an iris scanner.

 Galaxy S8: black, grey, Silver (image: Samsung) in Germany the S8 smartphones in the colors black, gray, and silver are offered (image: Samsung).

which is to main camera of the Galaxy-S8 models with the same resolution as the Variant used in the Galaxy-S7 models have 12 megapixel previous information about the episode. For the Selfie camera, Samsung however has increased the resolution of 5 to 8 megapixels. Because the devices have no physical home button, the fingerprint sensor on the back is located right next to the camera. LED Flash and pulse sensor are positioned left of the camera. Otherwise, the case with the rounded edges and its metal frame is similar to the design of the Galaxy S7 edge. Compared to its predecessors both units be slightly larger. So the Galaxy S8 in the amount is more than the S7 6.5 mm. For the larger models, the difference is 8.6 mm.

 Galaxy S8: DeX (image: Samsung)

continuum clone: Samsung desktop experience (DeX)

as previously reported, the Galaxy S8 has a desktop mode. Samsung desktop experience (DEX) works much like Windows continuum. S8 of the Galaxy is located in the docking station, is in 16:9, full HD image output on the monitor connected. Mouse and keyboard can be used for the input. DeX has a fan, to carry away the heat. Unlike as in continuum apps but also in window mode can be run. For this, an appropriate adjustment is necessary but.

Digital Assistant Bixby

Samsung equips the S8 smartphones not only, but also more models with the self-developed Wizard Bixby. Bixby to solve increasingly complex as interfaces according to Samsung. “Technology should make your life actually easier, but because the capabilities of devices such as Smartphones, PCs, home appliances, and IoT are becoming more diverse devices, the control surfaces are too complicated for users to simply be able to use many of these features,” writes Injong of Joseon Rhee, Executive Vice President of software and services at Samsung.

instead of people to teach how a device to operate it, must learn the device and adapt to the people, so the next Manager. The objective is to minimize the learning curve regardless of the number of the capabilities of a device. Bixby put it on artificial intelligence and deep learning. He differs from other language assistants in three points: completeness, context sensitivity and cognitive tolerance.

as soon as an application is capable of Bixby, the wizard will support almost every function of this application, which otherwise runs via touch control. Also, Bixby in the position should be to understand how an application is used to assist the user in its ongoing activities. That will enable users in turn to go, instead of following rigid specifications of the wizard at any time between voice and classic touch input.

with cognitive tolerance Samsung eventually the problem will encounter users of current language assistants need to remember a large number of predefined voice commands. Injong of Joseon Rhee “Bixby will be enough smart to understand commands with incomplete information and perform tasks to the best of our knowledge, then ask users to provide more information, and to do the job bit by bit”, added. “That makes the interface natural and makes it easy to use.”



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technical data: Galaxy S7/edge compared to Galaxy S8/edge

Galaxy S7 Galaxy S8 Galaxy S7 edge Galaxy S8 +
display 5.1 inch 5.8 inch 5.5 inches resolution of 6.2 inches
1440 x 2560 QHD 1440 x 2960 QHD + 1440 x 2560 QHD 1440 x 2960 QHD +
format 16:9 18.5: 9 16:9 18.5: 9
Amoled Amoled Amoled Amoled
CPU Exynos 8 (8890) Exynos 9 (8895) Exynos 8 (8890) Exynos 9 (8895)
GPU Mali-T880 Mali-G71 Mali T880 Mali G71
RAM 4 GB 4 GB 4 GB 4 GB
store 32 GB 64 GB 32 GB 64 GB
battery pack 3000 mAh, 11.55 WH 3000 mAh , 11.55 WH 3600 mAh, 13.86 WH 3500 mAh, 13.48 WH
camera 12 megapixel 12 megapixel 12 megapixel 12 megapixel
front camera 5 megapixel 8 megapixel 5 megapixel aperture 8 megapixel
f/1.7 f/1.7 f/1.7 f/1.7
yes yes yes yes
Iris Scanners no yes no yes
connecting microUSB microUSB USB-C USB-C
dimensions in mm 142,4 x 69.6 x 7.9 148,9 x 68.1 x 8.0 150,9 x 72.6 x 7,7 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1
weight in grams 152 151 157 173/td > price at introduction to Euro
699 799 799 899

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