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Galaxy S8 Rumors: Samsung Flagship Smartphone For 2017 Leaks New Details, Features And Release Date

Travelers Today       By    JDyan Ordonez

Updated: Nov 28, 2016 08:14 PM EST

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Samsung seems to be back on top of the game as the up-and-coming release of their latest flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy S8 are now being brewed and talked about in the tech news circles. Numerous leaks and details has already spread not only from the hyped similarities and differences from its rival iPhone, but also to its stand out features from the rest of the Samsung Galaxy family phone line. Here are some of the latest updates, details and leaks of the same.

Apparently, the latest offering of Samsung Galaxy S8 is said to look like its main rival phone from the Cupertino-based company, iPhone. There can be an advantage and a disadvantage to it in the sense that the latest Galaxy S8 must standout for its own identity to gain competitive edge. Suitably, the numerous leaks that sprouted on the news show Samsung is on just right on track, according to reports by iTech Post.

In addition to this, the Galaxy S8 will said to sport an all-screen design, with integrated home button, and will also include the iPhone 7-like features of a pressure sensitive display and a phablet variant with dual lens camera. These features are similar with both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus. Weibo also indicated that Galaxy S8 will come in a 256GB version. While the iPhone 7 is also sported with a 256GB version alongside with its 32GB and 128GB variants.

Meanwhile, aside from the reported similar features from its major rival phone, Samsung S8 has also its stand out specs to take pride. The head of the IHS in China, Mr. Kevin Wong has reportedly indicated that the Galaxy S8 is one of two smartphones, aside from Xiao Mi 6, that will have the latest Qualcomm processor in the Snapdragon 835. Rumor has it that the S8 will have Samsung's own Exynos chipset under its hood.

Samsung also has recently trademarked the name 'Bixby'. This is to disclose from the Samsung enthusiast that their next flagship phone will have its own voice-assisted AI system to make way for the artificial intelligence tech war with Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa. The male-voiced AI Bixby and its female-voiced AI counterpart, Kestra, is said to be available.

Reports from Forbes have leaked the accessories of the Galaxy S8. Samsung new accessories will come with a premium faux-leather protective cover, a keyboard cover which will support physical qwerty keyboard, a clear-view cover and an LED view for easier viewing of notifications. Aside from the brilliant accessories and main features, making consumers understand that Samsung is more than just a burning battery manufacturer is said to be the key part of their revival strategy for the upcoming launch of the Galaxy S8.

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