The Samsung Galaxy S8 will have an ultra-resistant variant

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Along with Samsung Pay, the new phones come with context reading virtual assistant Bixby which the company feels is better than Siri, Google Assistant and others like Cortana from Microsoft.

Strong initial demand for the S8 will be encouraging for a firm recovering from one of the worst product safety failures in tech history, which ended in the Note 7's swift withdrawal. Though the Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature bigger screens; the overall footprint of the phones is equal to the current generation 5.2-inch and 5.5-inch display phones.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have a dedicated button to launch Bixby. Just the other day, we reported that Samsung received 550,000 pre-orders in two days.

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According to their official website, Samsung has also released the list of the accessories that will be available for sale with the S8 and the S8+.

"Active variants of Samsung's Galaxy S flagships have always have larger batteries, and maybe Cruiser is meant to portray that it can walk the extra mile without needing refuelling with a charger". The Galaxy flagships feature a 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch QHD AMOLED "Infinity Display" with the front and rear sides encased in Gorilla Glass 5.

In 2017, water and dust resistance has become a more common and expected feature on higher-end smartphones. Samsung Galaxy S8 series smartphones will pack Exynos 8995 octa-core processor in India, instead of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, which is limited to the USA and other select markets. While the camera hardware of the Galaxy S8 is largely similar to the Galaxy S7, Samsung has tweaked the image processing to deliver slightly superior results. The G6 consists of a 3300 mAh with a fast charging technology and the Galaxy S8 will have a 3000 mAh. Recently, Samsung has slashed the prices of Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in India, and they are now retailing for Rs. 5000 less than the original price. However, Samsung didn't share exactly how many units of the Galaxy S8 units it has sold.