Analyst KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo, known for its extremely accurate predictions of the world Apple made a small exception, posting the launch on the characteristics of the flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy S8, the presentation of which should take place in late March.
The expert confirmed a number of characteristics of the future flagship of Samsung. According to him, Galaxy S8 will be available in two versions, one with curved display Super AMOLED diagonal of 5.8 and 6.2 inches, which will receive the resolution of 2960 x 2400 pixels. Both displays will have a rounded shape, so that the South Korean manufacturer refused to use the flat panel flagships. The battery capacity of the smartphone will be 3000 and 3500 mAh battery respectively.
Depending on the sales region the device will come with Snapdragon processor 835 or chip Samsung Exynos 8895. The first version will be available in the US, Japan and China and the second in the rest of Asia and in the European market. RAM will be 4 GB, however, in some countries, including South Korea and China, Samsung will offer versions with 6 GB of RAM.
It is reported that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will receive a 12-megapixel primary and 8 megapixel front camera. In addition, according to experts, the smartphone will be able to meet the scanner of the iris and touch the “home” button.
Kuo has denied the rumors about the possible postponement of the start of sales of the Galaxy S8 with 21 to April 28 and said that at the time of the appearance on the market the device will be available in seven colors: Golden, silver, glossy black, matte black, blue, pink and purple.
According to the forecast of an analyst, in 2017, Samsung will sell 40-45 million devices Galaxy S8, and according to this indicator, the new flagship will match the Galaxy S7 smartphones, whose sales last year amounted to 52 million units.