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Samsung aired TV commercial for Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus to keep LG G6 out of limelight

By The Mobile 360 on March 13, 2017
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Few days back we reported the Leaked Images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus with a new violet colour variant which will have a facial recognition capability because of doubts about the speed and reliability of the Iris Scanning alone.  The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus is expected to announced in the coming days, and the company has aired a TV commercial for the upcoming smartphone’s in South Korea.

According to a report from Korea Herald, “’its rare move to release a TV ad for the Galaxy this early appears to (be an attempt to) keep LG from dominating the nation’s premium smartphone market before the S8 rollout,” said an industry watcher who declined to be identified. ”

Some UK retail sites like MobileFun has already started taking pre-orders for the flagship even before the launch. Pre-orders for as high as EUR 799, which comes with a 5.8 inch display and 64 GB Storage. There’s a significant rise in price as compared to the last year’s Samsung Galaxy S7 which was priced at EUR 549. Even the Galaxy S7 Edge was priced at a low of EUR 639 on launch. Of Course the Samsung S8+ will be even more expensive than the Galaxy S8 as it offers a larger display and a larger battery

Roland Quandt, claims that the Brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be priced at EUR 799 and EUR 899 respectively. He has also tweeted that the smartphones would be made available in Black, Silver and a new Violent variant.

Expected to sport Dual-edge Curved displays, Dual Camera Setup, a technology similar to iPhone’s 3D touch and a dedicated button for New AI assistant Bixby. This assistant is expected to be the game changer, will be a lot smarter and will be capable of working with native applications.

Samsung’s both flagships have nearly identical specifications except the display size. Galaxy S8 is said to come with 5.8 inch Quad HD + Super Amoled display whereas Galaxy S8+ will have 6.2 inch Quad HD + Super Amoled Display.

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Common Specifications are as follows, both the flagships are going to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. Variants in some region are said to be powered by the in-house Exynos 8895 SoC. Including the storage options,64GB of inbuilt storage and expandable upto via MicroSD card upto 128 GB [ 4 GB or 6 GB Ram]. Smartphones are going to have the same setup for the camera, 12 Megapixel dual rear camera and an 8 Megapixel front facing camera.

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