The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is also headed to the same network provider as well, and is likely to be unveiled in June, a time frame when the Active lineup gets its refresh every year. "Bixby Voice will be available in the US on the Galaxy S8 later this spring". It was only after The Verge spoke to an official at the Galaxy S8 Preview Event in South Korea that we came to know that despite considering it as a possible upgrade, Samsung "has not found any real value in it yet". "We will make more efforts to achieve the performance we had in 2013", Koh Dong Jin, Samsung Mobile's Chief told the Korea Herald. The Note 7 debacle past year certainly was a bad situation to be in, making the tech giant skip the Mobile World Congress and delay the Galaxy S8 launch.
In US, Samsung's own site is throwing mouth-watering discounts right now, until device remains on pre-order, till April 21. The Galaxy S8 sports a QHD+ 5.8-inch display, while the S8+ has a bigger 6.2-inch screen. Both the devices are backed by 4GB RAM+ 64GB inbuilt storage (expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card). While the camera hardware of the Galaxy S8 is largely similar to the Galaxy S7, Samsung has tweaked the image processing to deliver slightly superior results. Local brokerage firms have been estimating sales of the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus could reach around 43-60 million units. "Samsung #GalaxyS8 #GalaxyS8Plus, India launch on 19th April, 2017", said the Tweet by Samsung without revealing any details, least of it about the price in India. However, Android Nougat will be pre-installed on Samsung's new flagships, and topping that, you'll be getting Samsung's custom UI.
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Furthermore, Bixby Voice, the other feature of the virtual assistant, will respond to perform tasks via voice request.
The success of the new flagship phone is critical to Samsung as it seeks to make up for last year's Note 7 fiasco.