Previous leaks suggest Samsung’s pressure sensitive display technology may debut in the Galaxy S8. According to previous leaks the Galaxy S8 was supposed to come with no 3.5mm audio jack. But the newly leaked 3D render shows a 3.5mm audio jack on the phone.
Images shared by GSMArena also shows that there is no home button and the front is occupied mostly by the display. Fingerprint sensor is also not seen in the image, may be they are using an optical image sensor, which means the display itself could read fingerprints.
Samsung Galaxy S8 variants
There will be two variants based on display sizes – 5.7-inch and 6.2-inch, the larger one will be called the Galaxy S8 Plus. It will come without the Home Button, the same was also rumored about the iPhone 8.
A report from Korea claims that prototypes of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus have been made and the unites have been sent to the CEO and Vice Chairman for approval. The Base model will come with a single camera setup on ther ear and the Galaxy S8 Plus will sport a dual-rear camera setup, similar to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
The Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone will pack 8GB of Ram and 6-inch variant can be expected. It is also aid to pack an external S-Pen stylus. This smartphone will be powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC from Qualcomm while an Exynos 8895-based variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8 is also rumoured. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will also come with a virtual assistant called Bixby.
This time there is lots of pressure on Samsung to get the flagship right. Last year Samsung launched the Galaxy note & sooner than the usual release cycle and it was a disaster due to the battery problems.