Hard-hitting prices for the Galaxy S8 and the S8+ tipped again

Hot on the heels of the @evleaks tip that the Galaxy S8 will cost EUR 800 in Europe, and the S8+ will command a hundred more, comes another confirmation that this year’s flagship Galaxy edition will be the most expensive in the history of Samsung’s top-shelf line. 

A Chinese Weibo account with a good track record in general leaks about popular upcoming phones, is now saying that the prices of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ when it launches in Korea will be the equivalent of 5970 yuan and 6700 yuan, respectively, which, when converted in euros, gives exactly EUR 803 …


Check out the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in Black Sky, Orchid Grey and Arctic Silver (UPDATE)

A new tweet from tipster Evan Blass reveals renders of both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ in three different colors. The trio of hues include Black Sky, Orchid Grey and Arctic Silver. The official color options should be announced on March 29th when Samsung unveils its new flagship phones, making them public for the first time. The eagerly awaited Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are expected to be launched on April 28th.

UPDATE: Blass also has disseminated a second tweet that leaks the pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ in Euros. According to Blass, the Galaxy …

The official Samsung Galaxy S8 event poster leaks on Twitter

Another day, another Galaxy S8 leak. This time, Chinese serial leakster Ice universe managed to get a hold of the official announcement poster for the handset which is supposed to have its premiere at two dedicated events in London and New York on March 29th. 

Galaxy S8 poster pic.twitter.com/EqHcHFs27G— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) March 17, 2017
With this poster, Samsung is trying to focus our attention on a few things – the Seoul-based manufacturer clearly takes pride in the edge-to-edge design of the Galaxy S8, as the outline of the phone …

Out of nowhere, a wild Samsung Galaxy S8 in Purple appears!

Recently, we learned that the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are supposedly being prepared in four color variants – Blue, Gray, Black, and Silver. But earlier this month, word got out that Samsung is making a Puprle version as well. And leakster @kksneaksleaks has managed to get to it, posting four photos of the Milka-colored Galaxy S8 on Twitter.

What we’re seeing is completely consistent with all the previous leaks available, so truthfully, there isn’t much to reflect on. If the late, great Prince lived today, he would have pre-ordered this Galaxy S8.

With little over a week left until …

Here are the first benchmarks of the Galaxy S8+ and its Exynos 8895 chipset

In completely unsurprising news, the first benchmarks of the international variant of the Galaxy S8+ may have just hit the web, courtesy of benchmarking tool Geekbench’s database. Seriously, Samsung, get your leaks under control. Still, this is also possibly the first benchmark we have of the Exynos 8895 chipset, and the results are certainly promising.

First off, let’s compare the overall scores between the two S8+ variants, the US-bound Snapdragon 835 one and the Exynos 8895-equipped international one. Samsung’s chip scores better in both single-core …

See how much taller the Galaxy S8 Plus looks than the Galaxy S8 in these leaked shots

Samsung doesn’t have much, if anything at all to surprise us with when it comes to the Galaxy S8 and its Plus-sized variant. The Android flagship phone that’s taking extra time to cook this year has been leaking left and right, so throw this new piece of information into the surprise-ruin bin and call it a day!
Two shots of dummy Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus models appeared online, pretty much confirming most of what we’ve seen so far in terms of design and dimensions. Looking at how taller than the regular S8 the Galaxy S8 Plus is, we can’t help but think those leaked dimensions will …

Video shows Samsung Galaxy S8 topping 205,000 on AnTuTu

SM-G950 is reportedly the model number of the Samsung Galaxy S8. A video discovered online apparently shows Samsung’s upcoming flagship handset registering a spectacular score of 205,284 on the AnTuTu benchmark site. That would make the Galaxy S8 the new top scoring phone, taking over from the Apple iPhone 7’s 181,807. The top Android model has been the OnePlus 3T, powered by the Snapdragon 821 SoC. That phone tallied 162,423.

The huge jump from the OnePlus 3T’s score to the number racked up by the Galaxy S8 could be indicative of the substantial fire power available with the Snapdragon …

Latest rumor has the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ wearing these four colors

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and its larger sibling, the Samsung Galaxy S8+, are both expected to meet the light of day on March 29th. Ironically, this is going to take place in the Big Apple. The new models could be released on April 28th. The latest rumored color options include Coral Blue, Orchid Gray (Grayish Purple), Midnight Black and Arctic Silver. The Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 (QHD). Just yesterday, we showed you some pictures that allegedly displayed a glossy black version of the Galaxy S8. That could be the Midnight Black color …

Report: Samsung to use a mix of fingerprint, iris, and facial scans for mobile payments with the Galaxy S8

Mobile payments have now been around for more than a couple of years and are slowly dripping their way down to the mainstream, as vendors pick them up and consumers get acquainted with them. Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay, a rumored LG Pay, and who knows what else — mobile payments are obviously going to become the norm in the future.

Back to present day, however, the technology is still not fully trusted by users. Yes, it does require a fingerprint scan in order to authorize a payment, but numerous hackers have been successful in spoofing and fooling a phone’s scanner.

So, a …

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will also record 1000fps videos, rumor claims

The latest gossip regarding the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is here and it’s a rather intriguing one. 
According to the rumor mill, the camera of Samsung’s upcoming flagship phones will be capable of recording ultra slo-mo 1000fps video footage, similar to what Sony did with the IMX400-powered Motion Eye camera on its new Xperia XZs and Xperia XZ Premium (here’s a demo of this one in action). However, it seems that Samsung won’t be relying on a Sony sensor for the Galaxy S8’s camera but will be relying on a custom solution.
Yet, …