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Samsung Galaxy S8: Final specs and images leaked


Samsung has failed to keep a lid on the final spec sheet for its much–anticipated Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones, which are due to get their official unveiling at a special event this week.

Details of the Korean company’s updated smartphone range have appeared online in Germany, along with a slew of official-looking images showing a pair of handsets which do not feature a traditional home button.

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Both the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are said to come with the same widescreen, 18:9 aspect ratio as LG’s G6, allowing for improved side–by–side app viewing.

The S8 will come with a 5.8–inch display and the S8+ with a 6.2–inch effort. Both feature a 2960 x 1440 resolution.

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A fingerprint scanner round the back, which doubles as the home button, will be complimented by a long–mooted iris scanner and facial recognition, providing enhanced security.

Under the hood, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are due to feature 2.5Ghz octacore processors, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage and micro SD expansion support up to 256GB.

The 12-megapixel camera from last year’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is retained, although its seen its lens given a boost thanks to wide f1.7 aperture.

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There’s also laser autofocus, optical image stabilisation and 4K video skills.

The front–facing camera has been given a much–needed increase to eight megapixels.

In all, it seems that Samsung’s new flagship phones will be every inch a hit.

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be unveiled on 29th March at events in London and New York.



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