Upcoming Galaxy flagship rumoured to be named as Galaxy S8
The South Korean tech giant Samsung has taken the major hit with the Galaxy Note 7 disaster that has caused the company a 30 percent profit fall and also affected its global reputation. However, Samsung seems very positive about its upcoming Galaxy flagship rumoured to be named as Galaxy S8.
Lee Kyeong-tae, the company’s Vice President for Mobile communication, said that the upcoming high-end Galaxy smartphone will sport a ‘slick design’ and will also feature an improved camera. One of the biggest hints that Lee dropped was the mention of ‘an enhanced artificial intelligence service. However, he refused to share any further details about this.
Samsung is highly speculated to influence on its Viv Labs acquisition which is a US-based artificial intelligence software company. The developers at Viv formerly discovered Siri which is now employed as Apple’s digital voice-assistant on iPhones. As we know, Samsung purchased Viv Labs at the beginning of this month.
According to the recent leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is rumoured to sport a 5.5-inch 4K Super AMOLED display with 2160×3840 pixel resolution and pixel density of 806ppi. The device is also expected to features company’s in-house Exynos 8895 SoC with 6GB of RAM. The Galaxy S8 is also expected to feature the 16-megapixel primary camera and 8-megapixle front camera. Apparently, a report hinted that the company might implant fingerprint scanner in the home button, and will have it under the 4K screen instead. If this rumour is true, then Samsung Galaxy S8 may be the company’s first handset to feature an optical fingerprint technology.
Some reports suggested that the work on Galaxy S8 has been in a holdup and all the focus is shifted to the finding of fault in the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Let’s wait and see what is offering us this time, and seeing the recent ‘blow-ups’ Samsung needs something big to bring it back in the market