Informants have spoken about the possibility of two options for the new Samsung Galaxy S8 curved displays. And today, the network sources have confirmed that in Seoul are going to release a modification of the flagship device with a 6-inch screen in a compact design.
If these rumors are confirmed, model “S8 Plus Galaxy” will be the first smartphone of Galaxy series with a similar screen size. It needs to be replaced and the ill-fated exploding Galaxy Note 7 and to rehabilitate the South Korean company in the eyes of buyers.
Thanks to display “edge to edge” Galaxy S8 Plus the dimensions will be more compact than the iPhone 7 Plus with a 5.5-inch panel. Deleting the frame around the screen Samsung intends to make their devices sleeker and more attractive than Apple smartphones.
It is noted that the screen of the Galaxy S8 will use technology Y-Octa, thanks to which touch sensors can be integrated directly into the display without the need of a separate touch panel between the screen and glass.
This technology was used in the flagship planshetofone Samsung Galaxy Note 7. It allows to reduce the thickness of the smartphone and significantly reduce the cost of production. And after the cessation of sales of Galaxy Note 7, Samsung left a lot of unclaimed screens with a diagonal of 5.7 and a resolution of QHD. Which, incidentally, may explain the desire of Samsung to release Galaxy S8 and even in the version with a 5.7-inch display.
Presentation of the Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected at a special event in new York in April 2017. The new smartphone, according to rumors, installed chipset Snapdragon 835 or proprietary Samsung processor, 6 GB of RAM, 12-megapixel main and 13-megapixel front camera.