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Samsung to launch Galaxy S8 in India on April 19: Key facts to know

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Samsung revealed Bixby, a smart voice assistant to rival Apple’s Siri at the US event.

IANS  |  New Delhi  April 17, 2017 Last Updated at 12:12 IST

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Almost three weeks after its initial launch in the US, South Korean giant will launch its flagship device Galaxy S8 in on April 19.

launched S8 and S8 Plus on March 29 in the US. The devices come in two variants with different screen sizes — the 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S8 Plus.

On Monday, the company said in an invitation: “ cordially invites you to the launch of its next Galaxy series”.

revealed Bixby, a smart voice assistant to rival Apple’s Siri and Google’s Assistant at the US event.

The device has a bezel-less curved edge “infinity display” covered with pristine glass and a 12MP rear camera with multi-frame processing and optical image stabilisation. It has an 8MP auto-focus front shooter.

The device is IP68 rated, meaning it is water and dust resistant. The company has also upped the security feature with iris scanner, face recognition and fingerprint scanner – moved to the back of the device – to unlock the device.

The home button has been shifted beneath the “infinity display”.

S8 and S8 plus devices has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa core (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.7 GHZ Quad) processor. For models that will be available in countries other than the US, will use Exynos 9 (8895) Octa core (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.9 GHZ Quad) processor.

Galaxy S8 comes with a 3,000 mAh battery, the Galaxy S8 Plus is fitted with 3,500 mAh battery pack. The devices run on 7.0 Nougat and have USB-C and 3.5mm headphone jacks.

 

Samsung to launch Galaxy S8 in India on April 19: Key facts to know

Samsung revealed Bixby, a smart voice assistant to rival Apple’s Siri at the US event.

Samsung revealed Bixby, a smart voice assistant to rival Apple’s Siri at the US event.

Almost three weeks after its initial launch in the US, South Korean giant will launch its flagship device Galaxy S8 in on April 19.

launched S8 and S8 Plus on March 29 in the US. The devices come in two variants with different screen sizes — the 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S8 Plus.

On Monday, the company said in an invitation: “ cordially invites you to the launch of its next Galaxy series”.

revealed Bixby, a smart voice assistant to rival Apple’s Siri and Google’s Assistant at the US event.

The device has a bezel-less curved edge “infinity display” covered with pristine glass and a 12MP rear camera with multi-frame processing and optical image stabilisation. It has an 8MP auto-focus front shooter.

The device is IP68 rated, meaning it is water and dust resistant. The company has also upped the security feature with iris scanner, face recognition and fingerprint scanner – moved to the back of the device – to unlock the device.

The home button has been shifted beneath the “infinity display”.

S8 and S8 plus devices has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa core (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.7 GHZ Quad) processor. For models that will be available in countries other than the US, will use Exynos 9 (8895) Octa core (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.9 GHZ Quad) processor.

Galaxy S8 comes with a 3,000 mAh battery, the Galaxy S8 Plus is fitted with 3,500 mAh battery pack. The devices run on 7.0 Nougat and have USB-C and 3.5mm headphone jacks.

 

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