‘Samsung Galaxy S8’ Release Date, News & Update: Galaxy S8 Specs; Samsung to Release Device Without Headphone Jack?

By Rennie Quilab , Updated Sep 21, 2016 03:40 AM EDT

An all new rumor and speculations is spreading about "Samsung", planning to follow the footsteps of Apple with their latest unit which is Iphone 7. Even though Apple is not the earliest company to launch a smartphone that does not have a headphone jack, but Apple had the reputation which users and competitors look up to.

In contrary respectable innovation by "Samsung", it is unusual thing to say since Android is using micro USB/USB-C and Apple relies on Lightning, thus they were never really compatible to begin with. However this proprietary jack could complicate things further. It would mean that headphone manufacturers would have to make headphones with the 3.5mm jack, USB-C, Lightning, Bluetooth, and whatever proprietary format "Samsung" is thinking of launching.

"Samsung", despite the issues of their latest Note 7, regarding the fire hazard and explosions, their came the allegation of them, launching the Galaxy S8. Surely, "Samsung" will be cautious enough for their Galaxy S8 not to be facing the same issue.

As reported by The Country Caller the upcoming "Samsung" Galaxy S8 will be equipped with an iris scanner, putting it into the higher level. Furthermore, another expectation is for its camera to be dual-lens.

The "Samsung" Galaxy S8 is anticipated to release in two models which is a 5.1-inch version and a 5.5-inch version; both features have dual-edge displays. In addition, "Samsung" may also feature 4K display resolution and a 12- and 13-megapixel dual-camera setup, as well as 6GB of RAM.

According to iDigital Times, a prediction by Kim Sang-pyo, a Korean analyst, that there will be an early launch for the upcoming Galaxy S8 installment. Mobile World Congress (MWC) is where "Samsung" reveals its big revelations every February. However, it remains uncertain as to when will be the date that the company plans to move the event forward to.

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