In Moscow took place the official presentation of the flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. The company has collected journalists and bloggers at the Ritz Hotel, located on Tverskaya street. Head of Samsung Mobile in Russia, Arcadia Earl in his speech stressed that “This is the first presentation where we won’t talk about gigabytes and gigahertz”.
The event was held in an atmosphere of luxury and pathos, the new flagship came to appreciate the stars of domestic show-business. Actors, musicians and other visitors to the exhibition were able to see the new “chips” gadgets and see them live. Among the invited celebrities: Vlad Lisovets, participant Comedy Woman Natalia Medvedev, the ILO rapper, singer Valeria producer Iosif Prigozhin, Anna Khilkevich from the TV series “Univer”, the singer Sergey Lazarev, actor Maxim Vitorgan, the leading Ksenia Sobchak.
Samsung showed two flagship smartphone – the Galaxy S8 with a 5.8-inch screen and Galaxy S8+ with a diagonal of 6.2 inches. Moreover, the size (and battery capacity) was the main difference between the two. The display is made by technology Super AMOLED.
Home button hasn’t gone anywhere – it is located in the lower part of the screen, and pressing it activates the light returns. Samsung argues that engineers and designers had to work hard, but, in fact, an ordinary on-screen button with tactile feedback.
In a 64-bit processor Samsung Exynos 8895, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB flash memory with support for microSD cards up to 256 GB. Camera 12-megapikselnaja, lens aperture of f/1,7, pixel size 1.4 µm, phase detection autofocus with Dual Pixel technology and optical stabilization. Front camera resolution increased from 5 to 8 megapixels.
With new flagship smartphones Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+, the company introduced the updated virtual reality headset Gear VR and panoramic camera Gear 360 (2017).
Samsung Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ goes on sale April 28 at a price of 55 and 60 thousand rubles.