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Leaked Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge images show 4 colors, no home button, round edge and more

Leaked Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge images show 4 colors, no home button, round edge and more
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The South Korea tech giant is going to launch its flagship smartphone the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus on 29th but a German news website posted leaked images of both the phone well before the release day. The images show both the smartphone are going to have great curved edge design, bigger in size than Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, come in different colors and have better cameras.

 

Galaxy S8 and S8 +images
Via WinFuture

The leaked images at WinFuture -German news portal reveal specifications of both the smartphone which company going to announce on Wednesday (March 29th). The images confirm lots of feature that many tech blogs were talked about for many months. Take a look at the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus specifications:

  • Curved edges and not the sharped ones (very much anticipated)
  • Bigger size than its predecessor – 5.8-inches and 6.2- inches for Galaxy S and S Plus respectively.
  • 4 GB RAM (in both)
  • 2.7 octo-core processor
  • 64 GB Internal storage option (in Europe)
  • Four different colors – orchid grey, blue, black & silver.
  • IP 68 standard water resistant
  • 3,000 & 3,500 mAh Battery for Galaxy S and S8 Plus respectively.
  • 12 MP rear and 8 MP front camera (in both the models)
  • Iris Scanner to unlock phone
  • Android version 7.0

Though the company is working on to launch Note 8 – most popular series that doesn’t explode like Note 7 and trying to re-gain the trust of the customers these two phones – Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will certainly help company to win back customer’s heart.

The leaks also reveal that there will be No Home button and everything will be done by virtual button that will be in-built on the screen. Both the models seem to have dual-lens camera that will help you shoot better pictures that don’t get blur on zoom in.

Water Resistant
Image via WinFuture

The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will be IP 68 rated water resistant that can help you save your phone from water for a longer duration of time. Talking about the pixel resolutions, WinFuture believes that both the models will have 2,960 x 1,440 pixels. The phone will get super AMOLED display.

The customers will be given choices to chose from four different colors – silver, orchid grey, black and new addition Blue. The new Blue color looks elegant and might attract most number of customers. There is so much hype about removal of headphone jack from both Galaxy S8 and S8 edge but the rumors seem turning out to be false. The leaked images show that both the models will have 3.5 mm headphone jack.

The phones also seem to have iris scanner that will identify the user before it gets unlocked. Iris scanner feature is returned back to both the models in order to provide better security and ease to the customers.

The size of the phone is increased from its previous model – the Galaxy S7. The leaks show that the size of Galaxy S8 is increased to 5.8-inch and Galaxy S8 plus to 6.2-inch from 5.1-inch and 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 and S7 edge which were released last year during the same time.

As far the pricing is concern, it looks like the company has decided it strategically. The customers will have to pay 799 euros for Galaxy S8 and 899 euros for Galaxy S8 plus model in Europe.

 

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