Yesterday Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ impressed us in a lot of ways, but when so much information hits at one time, it’s easy to miss some of the smaller details. So, let’s take a look at some of the bits of information you might have missed regarding Samsung’s latest devices.
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After several dozen different rumors and leaks, we finally got our first official look at both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ earlier today. While we really didn’t really learn anything new about the smartphones, we did get confirmation as far as specs and software functionality goes. Now that we know almost everything about the phones, do you plan to purchase either the Galaxy S8 or S8+?
Today Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ at an event in NYC which, frankly, we didn’t need since literally everything leaked. However, what leaks can’t tell us is how the phone is in person. So, here are my quick first impressions after briefly trying out the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in person.
While playing with the Galaxy S8 earlier today, I quickly noticed something interesting — there’s no app drawer. At least, there’s no visible one. Quickly I found out that Samsung has implemented a new gesture to access the app drawer, and it works a lot like Google’s Pixel Launcher…
The Galaxy S8’s Infinity Display is nothing short of impressive, but it wasn’t without some compromise, at least, if you view physical buttons as a good thing. To achieve it, Samsung had to ditch its signature button in favor of on-screen navigation, but it kept the same layout, which I dislike. Thankfully, you can change it to Google’s standard layout.
Samsung’s big feature with the Galaxy S8 is the “bezel-light” Infinity Display. Thanks to that, Samsung was able to cram in some massive 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch displays without making the phones too unwieldy. However, you can’t really get a sense of how impressive it is until you look at it next to traditional devices. So, let’s take a look…