On the eve of new York announced two new flagship from Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. During the event, representatives of the South Korean company boasted “endless” display smartphones and announced the upcoming success of new products. Today we have the opportunity to assess the new device compared to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
The major innovation of the new smartphones Samsung called its display “edge to edge”, performed 5.8 and 6.2 inches with the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Its resolution is 2960 x 1440 pixels and the aspect ratio is 18.5:9. The display is curved on both sides. Many users will be useful feature of running two apps in split-screen mode, which is also recorded in the features of the Galaxy S8. In the Apple ecosystem, this option can only boast of the iPad.
Samsung refused to separate the Home button, instead it has a virtual button with tactile feedback. The display is protected from mechanical damage by glass Gorilla glass 5. In addition, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ protected against dust and water.
Fingerprint scanner left front cover: now it is on the back side near the camera and the finger often tries to touch the eye lens. Both of the smartphone is quite convenient to fit the hand, although the Galaxy S8+, like its main competitor the iPhone 7 Plus is not suitable for everyone: huge size will never be universal. However, the light weight smartphones — 155 and 173 grams — a few brightens up the scale: although the same iPhone 7 weighs almost 20 grams less.
Battery capacity in the case of Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ equal to the 3000 and 3500 mAh. How much is enough capacity too early to say, but one thing, the vaunted display will destroy the charge with decent speed.
In the video below you can see compare Galaxy S8 or iPhone 7. The reviewers paid attention to the touch buttons, curved edges to the display, the fingerprint reader on the rear of the facial recognition system new.
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 7:
Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs iPhone 7 Plus:
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ unboxing and first look:
Sales of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will launch in Russia on April 28. The first will cost in Russia 54 990 rubles, and the version of Galaxy S8+ will cost 59 990 rubles.