Battle of the S8 chipsets: Snapdragon 835 vs Exynos 8895

As is the case for almost every of Samsung’s flagships, each of this year’s Galaxy S8 variants will come in two separate versions – one for the US and China, running on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835, and one for the rest of the world, powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 8895. This comes as a result of Qualcomm’s firm grasp on CDMA-related patents, which all but guarantees their near-monopoly in the States, forcing companies like Samsung to release modified versions of their devices compatible with local bands.

While the two chipsets have their differences, they are fairly …


Leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 specs sheet reveals 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage space

Just one day after seeing a seemingly accurate specs sheet for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8+, we’re now treated with a specs list for the smaller Galaxy S8.

Revealed by TechnoBuffalo, the Galaxy S8 specs list that we’re talking about looks almost identical to the one for the S8+, with a single notable and expected difference. While the S8+ sports a 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, the S8 comes with a 5.8-inch display (of the same technology and pixel resolution). Both screens are slightly curved on the left and right sides.

Just like the Samsung …

Images found in Tab S3 system dump reveal some Samsung Galaxy S8 features

According to an anonymous source, a system dump of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 tablet contained some images that show the Samsung Galaxy S8 running some features. We should point out that if the images are legit, there should be no more questions about the placement of the fingerprint scanner on the phone. Speaking of the openings on the back of the handset, one of the diagrams shows how to use the heart rate monitor which is located to the left of the rear-facing camera.

The phone’s on-screen navigation keys are also the subject of attention as one image highlights the multitasking key on …

Major leak seemingly reveals the real Samsung Galaxy S8, rear fingerprint scanner included

Samsung is expected to announce its Galaxy S8 family of smartphones in March or April. While we’ve already presented many leaked images and details related to the upcoming device(s), it appears that we can now take a look at the very first photo that’s showing a real Galaxy S8.

The photo comes from Venture Beat and Evan Blass (aka @evleaks – famous for revealing, over the years, many new smartphones before being officially announced).

Reportedly, Samsung will release two versions of the Galaxy S8: one with a 5.8-inch screen, and one with a 6.2-inch screen. …

Did these Samsung Display videos out the Galaxy S8?

A couple of videos released by Samsung Display yesterday, feature news about AMOLED screens. Unfortunately, it is in Korean which means that we can’t understand a word of it. But the big news coming from the videos require us to see, which means that the language barrier doesn’t factor into it. The two videos just might have starred prototypes of the Samsung Galaxy S8. The device in question features thin bezels, which we expect to see on the new model. It also fails to have a home button, which is something we also expect to see from Samsung’s upcoming flagship model. The fingerprint scanner on …