Published: Sat, April 22, 2017
Science | By Boyd Webster

Samsung's Galaxy S8 hits stores, aims to move on from recall

Samsung's Galaxy S8 hits stores, aims to move on from recall

As mentioned above, the Galaxy S8 follows the LG G6's lead with a taller display, eschewing the typical 16:9 widescreen dimensions when it's held sideways.

Now, though, the user complaints seem to have pushed Samsung over the edge and forced the company to release a software update to give users more control over the display's color settings. Galaxy Forever makes it easier for Sprint customers to upgrade their Galaxy device any time after they have made at least 12 payments.

(Samsung) Official product render for Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which is expected to be improved by leaps and bounds in the Note 8. According to market researcher Canalys, Xiaomi recorded an 11 percent share of the Indian smartphone market in the fourth quarter last year, up 8 percent point from the same period a year earlier.

The analyst said the one-year break from the Samsung premium lineup was another key reason that will drive up the Galaxy smartphone's sales. But Samsung has a tendency to overload its users with excessive features and settings.

The home button has been replaced with a pressure-sensitive section embedded under the screen, and the water-resistant phone allows for biometric authentication with fingerprint and iris scanners.

In investors note, Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities said that the dual camera system on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be the biggest upgrade compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 which failed previous year. With the new Samsung Galaxy S8 series, there is definitely more room for everything, from office documents, games, to videos and photos. But one thing is sure that if Samsung adds a dual camera setup to Galaxy Note 8, then it will going to be a legendary camera in any Galaxy smartphone.

The firm noted that storage was double that of the base S7 and iPhone 7, coming to a total of US$41.50.

Android 7.1 Nougat powered TouchWiz UI. The most common free-trial is 30-days.

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