Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ Hands-On Preview – Excellent Displays, Brilliant Design

March 31 02:03 2017 Print This Article

Earlier today, Samsung unveiled their newest flagships to the world – the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The two sibling devices feature a massively overhauled pure edge-to-edge display that nearly takes up the entire phone except for small curved brackets in the top and bottom. It packs a surprisingly brilliant 2960×1440 AMOLED HDR panel that is huge at 5.8 inches and 6.2 inches but is also so easy to handle because of how small the phone is built – it is literally smaller than competitors like the iPhone 7+ or the LG G6. And that’s what makes the Korean manufacturer’s new device so compelling – a beautiful infinity display that melts into an impossibly small device, with top notch specs to boot. Check out our video preview above to see more, or read up below for the specs and price!

BlankThumbnailBrandDeviceLaunch DateLaunch Price (SRP)Lowest PriceProcessorDisplayVersion (At Launch)SkinRear CameraFront CameraRAM / ROM / MicroSDBatteryTelephonyExtra ConnectivityUSB OTG / SD InstallMiscellaneousUpdatesLinksBuy OnlineUI SmoothnessAntutu ScoreWork Battery
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S8+2017-03-30 (PH)45990 (PHP)Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895 Octa-Core6.2" 2960x1440 SAMOLED HDR Gorilla Glass 57.0 Android NougatTouchWiz12MP Full Pixel PDAF OIS LED Flash8MP AF4GB / 64GB / Yes3500 mAh Fast Wireless & Wired ChargingDual SIM LTENFC??? / ???Metal & Glass, IP68 Water & Dust Resist, Bixby Assistant & Samsung DexLazada
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S82017-03-30 (PH)39990 (PHP)Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895 Octa-Core5.8" 2960x1440 SAMOLED HDR Gorilla Glass 57.0 Android NougatTouchWiz12MP Full Pixel PDAF OIS LED Flash8MP AF4GB / 64GB / Yes3000 mAh Fast Wireless & Wired ChargingDual SIM LTENFC??? / ???Metal & Glass, IP68 Water & Dust Resist, Bixby Assistant & Samsung DexLazada

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will be available for pre-order here in the Philippines starting April 17 at Samsung Experience Stores or at Lazada here. You’ll be paying PHP 39,990 for the smaller S8 and PHP 45,990 for the S8+. Pre-order buyers will be getting a free bluetooth speaker worth PHP 5,099 so its definitely worth considering signing up for this awesome device!

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