Network sources was supplemented by preliminary data about flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S8. Among the features of the device network sources call the camera with a frame rate of 1000 fps, the function of facial recognition for payments and version with 6 GB of RAM.
Galaxy S8 is credited with support for biometric authentication based on face recognition. As it became known, this function will be used not only to unlock the mobile device. The owners of the smartphone will be able to use the biometric authentication based on facial recognition to confirm payments to Samsung Pay.
Unlock based on face recognition is already available in other Galaxy smartphones, but the model S8 will be the first where it will be linked to financial transactions.
Face detection, the new product will complement the work of the iris scanner to improve accuracy and speed. As stated, unlocking the phone with this approach executes in less than 0.01 s.
To read the iris is a separate camera with a resolution of 3.7 megapixels. In addition to her on the front surface of the smartphone is a module with a resolution of 8 megapixels with auto focus. The main camera will have a resolution of 12 megapixels.
Samsung will give the main camera Galaxy S8 the ability to capture up to 1000 frames per second. Seoul is ready to offer this technology in contrast to the photographic capabilities of the iPhone 7 Plus. The camera, which will be equipped with Galaxy S8 is much faster than its direct competitor with two cameras — the iPhone 7 can shoot up to 240 frames per second.
At the beginning of the year, it was reported that the Galaxy S8 will be available in versions with 6 GB of RAM. Then came the clarification that this variant is intended for markets in South Korea and China. Now it is reported that only Chinese version of the flagship Samsung will get 6 GB of RAM, whereas the international version of the RAM is limited to 4 GB.
Official presentation of novelties expected on March 29 in new York. Earlier it was reported that the company introduced its new smartphone several mobile operators on the sidelines of the exhibition mobile industry MWC in Barcelona, held from 27 February to 2 March.
Prices naamed Galaxy S8 leaked before the official presentation of the device. Galaxy S8 will cost from €799 ($845) for the basic version and €899 ($950) for the version Galaxy S8+.