Galaxy Note 8 rumoured to feature dual-camera and 6.4-inch display

Samsung Galaxy S8

Both the Samsung S8 as well as S8+ variants are similar in appearance.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a QHD+ Super AMOLED 5.8-inch display with 1440 X 2960 resolution. We don't have the details of the official invitation yet, but the launch event will take place in New Delhi at 12 Noon IST.

As you may know, the issue became viral in South Korea following the official Galaxy S8 release on April 17. Meanwhile, The e-commerce website, Flipkart had earlier put out a teaser poster for the launch of the phone in the country, on their website. Its pre-order hitting 72,000 units proved that the market response is far better than expected.Koh Dong-Jin also revealed that he is also looking to recover its market position in China. Apart from this, Samsung has also partnered with Reliance Jio to roll out "Double Data Offer" for a monthly recharge of Rs 309 where users will 56GB of 4G data along with free calls and SMS per month which makes it 448GB for 8 months.

The devices are IP68 rated, meaning they are water and dust resistant.

Interestingly, a home button is now embedded underneath the display with some haptic feedback whereas the fingerprint scanner is moved to the back next to the camera. The company refers the screen as Infinity Display. Their internal storage out of the box capacity is 64 GB. While the former will have a 3,000mAh battery, the latter will come with a 3,500mAh battery. Bixby, which is essentially Samsung's version of Google Assistant which in itself is a pretty solid personal assistant. It will be interesting to see if Samsung's positioning of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ models works, given that it has to cover up for the losses from Note 7 fiasco. The smartphones also support fast charging technology and wireless fast charging facility as well. Other features of the camera are Pro Mode, Selective Focus, Filtered Moments and a Food Mode. It also has professional and auto mode resembling pictures clicked in a DSLR.

According to Kuo, the Note 8 dual camera setup will have optical zoom of up to 3X with one wide-angle lens being 12MP and a second lens a 13MP telephoto lens.

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will come with a new 10nm chipset, which the company claims is smaller yet more efficient. This new feature will help a lot of fo individuals and organisations. So in essence, both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are powered by the Exynos 8895 octa-core processor. It's now unclear whether the model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space will make its way to India in the future, though the South Korean consumer electronics manufacturer previously said it's willing to entertain the idea of expanding its availability to markets outside of China and South Korea, provided there's enough consumer demand for that particular device. The pricing for these phones might be very close to those price tags. It would also be available for offline purchase via Samsung's official retail partners.

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