Both the flagships feature a QHD AMOLED display measuring 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch, which Samsung calls the "Infinity Display" with the front and rear sides protected by Gorilla Glass 5. Be sure to let us know and also stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more info on this. Some factors that distinguish the two are screen size and battery, among others.
"These devices will offer our consumers a gateway to a new mobile life where the power of innovation will carry them beyond barriers", Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India, told reporters at the launch event. The two smartphones will be available on Flipkart.com as well as retail outlets from later this week. There is an 8-megapixel camera on the front with a f/1.7 aperture.
With no physical home button to house the finger print sensor, Samsung placed it at the back of the device right next to the camera module. Other regions will get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. It also boasts of OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation) for improved low-light performance. It supports USB Type-C charging port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. So, you can expect all the latest goodies from the Android OS.
The phone's camera can selectively focus on what the user desires and also comes with exciting modes like food mode to enhance the experience of photography. Finally, the S8 gets a 3000mAh battery and the S8 Plus comes with 3500mAh battery.More news: Emotional Anthony Johnson Announces Retirement After Loss to Cormier
As reported by ZDNet, after "Galaxy S8 red screen" became one of the highest searched terms in South Korea, a Samsung spokesperson told local media that the red tint isn't a quality issue, but can be fixed by adjusting the system settings. According to the company, the devices will be available for sale from May 5.
The better-than-expected pre-orders raise hopes that Samsung's new flagship may sell more than 40 million copies.
Some customers who preordered the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus and had the phone delivered beginning April 13 wrote on online communities and portal sites on April 18 that their new handsets have excessive red tints on the screen.
The phones would be coming out into the markets bundled with AKG earphones in the box.