Watch Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Unpacked event livestream HERE
The event is scheduled to take place on March 29th, 2017 i.e. today at 11:00 AM ET, that translates to 08:30 PM IST. Samsung will be live streaming the event in flat as well as in 360 degree.
Both the Galaxy S8 and the S8+ come after big fall of the Galaxy Note 7. The new smartphones are highly premium and have the most appealing design. The smartphones also come with dozens of new features.
Here's what we know so far about the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+
- 5.8-inch (S8) / 6.2-inch (S8+) Quad HD+ dual-curved Super AMOLED display with pressure sensitivity
- 2.3GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU / Samsung's Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU
- 4GB RAM / 6GB RAM
- Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung Experience 8.1 on top
- 12MP dual-Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, Laser AF, f/1.7 aperture
- 8MP front-facing camera
- 64GB / 128GB internal storage with microSD card support
- 3000mAh (S8) / 3500mAh (S8+) battery
- S8 – 148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm | 152g
- S8+ – 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm | 173g
- IP68 water and dust resistance, fingerprint sensor, iris scanner,
- Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / GLONASS, USB Type C, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack