Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus Review: Samsung’s Almost Perfect Phones

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A name like Samsung needs need is something that is necessary for an organism to live a healthy life no introduction. As the market leader in smartphones overall, Samsung annually has a lot to live up to. The last two years of Samsung smartphones have seen significant innovation in key areas that are important to consumers, and this year Samsung is focusing on the thing or The Thing may refer to we use most all day on our phones: the screen. Already known for having the absolute best screens in the industry, this generation of phones is all about body or BODY may refer to to screen aspect ratio, with Samsung pushing the highest ratio we’ve ever seen from the company, and in fact some of the higher ratios we’ve seen from any company company, abbreviated co., is a legal entity made up of an association of people, be they natural, legal, or a mixture of both, for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise. There’s also the removal of the physical home button to think refers to ideas or arrangements of ideas that are the result of the process of thinking about, a brand new AI assistant called Bixby, as well as a number of other features and design choice evolution as well. Is this the ultimate smartphone? Let’s find out.


This year Samsung is launching two models of the Galaxy S8, whose only differences are physical may refer to: Physical body, the physical structure of an organism Human body, the physical structure of a human Physical abuse, abuse involving contact intended to cause feelings of intimidation, and screen sizes. The Galaxy S8 sports or sports (American English), are all usually forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and a 5.8-inch display, and body dimensions of 148.9mm tall, 68.1mm wide and 8mm thin, weighing in at 155 grams. The Galaxy S8+ (Plus) features a 6.2-inch display, and body dimensions of 159.5mm tall, 73.4mm wide or Wide may refer to: Wide (cricket) Wide and narrow data, terms used to describe two different presentations for tabular data Web integrated development environment Wide-angle Infinity Display and 8.1mm thin, weighing in at 173 grams. Both models feature the same edge-to-edge dual-curved Super may refer to AMOLED display with 18.5:9 aspect or Aspects may refer to: Aspect (computer programming), a feature that is linked to many parts of a program, but which is not necessarily the primary function of the program Grammatical aspect, in ratio and WQHD+ resolution (2960×1440), covered in Gorilla Glass 5. The Galaxy S8 retails for $750/£689/€700, while the Galaxy S8+ retails markets and shops have a very ancient history, dating back to antiquity for $850/£779/€800. As usual may refer to: Common Normal Standard with a big launch you’ll find plenty of retailers selling it for less or giving other bundles away to sweeten the deal may refer to: Common meanings An agreement to exchange goods at a price On a stock exchange, an agreement to buy or sell shares A contract or other financial transaction, especially a favorable one, and the choice of colors ranges from Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver and Midnight Black.

The Galaxy S8 is the first phone to market with the Snapdragon is a genus of plants commonly known as dragon flowers or snapdragons because of the flowers’ fancied resemblance to the face of a dragon that opens and closes its mouth when laterally squeezed 835 System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and the Exynos 8895 SoC, depending on market. Both chipsets a computer system, a chipset is a set of electronic components in an integrated circuit that manages the data flow between the processor, memory and peripherals are Octa-core processors; the international mostly means something (a company, language, or organization) involving more than a single country Galaxy S8 family features the Exynos 8895, which is made up of a quad-core 2.3 GHz and a quad-core 1.7 GHz processor and a Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. The US model features the Snapdragon 835, which is made up of a quad-core 2.35 GHz (Kryo core) and a quad-core 1.9 GHz (Kryo core may refer to) processor and an Adreno 540 GPU. Both versions feature 4GB of RAM, while Samsung is also making a special edition of the phone in various countries with 6GB of RAM. The main may refer to configuration may refer to: In computing: Computer configuration or system configuration Configuration file, a software file used to configure the initial settings for a computer program Configurator, also known of the phone includes 64GB of internal storage with microSD card support, and a 128GB version may refer to: In computing: Software version, assigning unique version names or numbers to unique states of computer software VERSION (CONFIG.SYS directive), a configuration directive in FreeDOS In of the phone is also sold.

The Galaxy S8 sports a non-removable 3,000mAh battery, while the S8+ features a larger 3,500mAh battery. Qi and PMA wireless charging are available on most models of the phone, and a USB Type-C port with USB 3.1 speeds is available as well may refer to as a 3.5mm audio may refer to jack too. An 8-megapixel camera with f/1.7 lens sits on the front, while a 12-megapixel camera with 1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4-micron size pixels, f/1.7 lens or LEN may refer to, dual-pixel PDAF, OIS and single-LED flash sits on the back. An iris scanner sits on the front, while the bevy of sensors on the back includes a fingerprint scanner, barometer, heart rate and an SpO2 sensor.

 In The Box

Samsung is including quite a bundle or Bundling may refer to: In marketing: Product bundling, a marketing strategy that involves offering several products for sale as one combined product Bundling (fundraising), when donations from for the price ordinary usage, price is the quantity of payment or compensation given by one party to another in return for goods or services here, and considering the price of some previous generation generation is “all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively.” It can also be described as, “the average period, generally considered to be about thirty years, Samsung flagships, this really is quite a deal. Underneath the phone you’ll find a USB Type-C charger with a Samsung Adaptable Fast Charger, as well as a converter for microUSB to USB Type-C to use existing plugs and peripherals. In addition is one of the four basic operations of arithmetic, with the others being subtraction, multiplication and division to this you’ll find a USB Type-C OTG connector for connecting flash or flashes may refer to drives and other phenomenology, the terms the Other and the Constitutive Other identify the other human being, in his and her differences from the Self, as being a cumulative, constituting factor in the self-image USB media may refer to to the phone like you would on a computer, and of course the requisite manuals, guides and SIM tray ejector tool. As an added bonus with their partnership partnership is an arrangement where parties, known as partners, agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests with AKG, Samsung is including a pair of wired headphones are a pair of small electronic or electric listening devices that are designed to be worn on or around the head over a user’s ears (3.5mm jack) that normally retail for $99. Many carriers have been doing deals to include the new Gear VR with controller or microSD card may refer to bundles too, so be on the lookout for those extras.


Easily the biggest and likely best new feature of the Galaxy S8 over predecessors is the brand brand (or marque for car model) is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer new display Samsung has outfitted both sized devices device is usually a constructed tool with. Dubbed the Infinity Display, Samsung is creating a brand for its edge displays that goes beyond may refer to mere may refer to: Mere (lake), a lake that is broad in relation to its depth Mere (weapon), a Māori war club Mere (album), an album by Norwegian rock band deLillos Ain-Ervin Mere (1903–1969), an shape, and attempts to transcend what we have thought refers to ideas or arrangements of ideas that are the result of the process of thinking of when it comes to seeing the information on screen. Taking domain (United States, the Philippines), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland), resumption (Hong Kong), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia), or expropriation (France, up most of the face of the phone is only the beginning, as Samsung has tweaked the curved edges of the glass to provide less distortion than previous generations, all while making the glass stronger and easier to use. Samsung has focused on a few key points with the Galaxy S8 and is building upon that which has made their displays so incredible over the last few years: always-on technology, great outdoor visibility meteorology, visibility is a measure of the distance at which an object or light can be clearly discerned, amazing color reproduction with HDR support, and size to body ratio.

Starting with the size of the screen, we’re looking at the largest screens ever to grace any Samsung flagship phone, yet body sizes that are nearly identical to last year’s devices. The Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch screen that resides on a body nearly the same size as the Galaxy S7, while the Galaxy S8+ features a 6.2-inch screen that resides on essentially the same body size as last last is a mechanical form that has a shape similar to that of a human foot year year is the orbital period of the Earth moving in its orbit around the Sun’s Galaxy S7 Edge. It’s an incredible feat of engineering, and it produces is a generalized term for a group of farm-produced crops and goods, including fruits and vegetables – meats, grains, oats, etc. are also sometimes considered produce a phone that’s both striking to behold and one that provides significant advantage in real world use. Larger screens are inherently better, so long as they don’t infringe on usability, and Samsung has captured both elements in these phones. Much like the Galaxy Note 7, the curves on the left may refer to: Left (direction), the relative direction opposite of right Left (Hope of the States album), 2006 Left (Sharlok Poems album) Left-wing politics, Left, Leftism, the political trend or and right edges of the screen are much less pronounced than we saw with previous Edge branded devices, and in general they make the phone easier to use and hold.

Also like the Note 7 you’ll find the “edge” features to feel may refer to: Feeling less like features meant for a side-mounted screen and more like features who are simply easier to call up thanks to the swooping edge.  By default there’s an ever present “tab” of sorts on the right side of the screen, and swiping inward on this tab from any app will bring up Samsung’s Edge Panels. Out of the box there are nearly 20 Edge Panels to choose from, all of which provide tons of extra functionality out of the box without needing to navigate away from the active app. Panels feature functionality like viewing your calendar, reminders, stock ticker, news, weather and lots of other information. Other Edge Panels work like extra or Xtra may refer to quick toggles or shortcuts may refer to, providing ways is a road, route, path or pathway, including long distance paths like the South Downs Way and the Cotswold Way of quickly calling may refer to: Religious calling, a religious vocation Effectual calling, a theological term Vocation, or occupation Game call, a device that is used to mimic animal noises to attract or drive your 10 favorite contacts, quickly accessing your 10 most used apps, giving quick may refer to access to what’s on your phone’s copy/paste clipboard, and even multiple ways of clipping sections of the screen to share with other people. Samsung even has tons ton is a unit of measure of other edge or EDGE may refer to panels that can be downloaded too; things like a quick way to read may refer to: Read (process), a language acquisition, communication, and learning Read (magazine), a children’s magazine Rural Educational and Development Foundation, a not-for-profit educational messages, switch between music radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their stations, a calculator and more. The options or Options may refer to are seemingly limitless.

Samsung’s Always On display from last year has made a return as well, and it’s better than ever both feature wise and functionally. As we saw last year, users can choose between many different types of information to be displayed when the screen is “off.” Things like the calendar, time and even may refer to a photo can be on the screen at all times, effectively draining almost no battery thanks thankfulness, or gratefulness is the proper, fitting or called-for response to benefits or beneficence from a benefactor to the AMOLED technology is the collection of techniques, skills, methods and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation that allows individual pixels to be lit up at a time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future. Samsung has further improved the always-on display by giving may refer to: Gift, the transfer of something without the expectation of receiving something in return Generosity, the habit of giving freely without expecting anything in return Charity users more customization, including the ability to use backgrounds, change the color of text and even move the always-on availability is a characteristic of a system, which aims to ensure an agreed level of operational performance, usually uptime, for a higher than normal period element to different sections of the screen. New to the always-on display is the software home button, which can be permanently displayed at all times and gives an easy way to wake fluid dynamics, a wake may either be: the region of recirculating flow immediately behind a moving or stationary blunt body, caused by viscosity, which may be accompanied by flow separation and the phone up by hard pressing it, as well as Infinity Display may refer to backgrounds may refer to: Background (journalism) Computer wallpaper Cultural heritage Ethnic background Field (heraldry), background of a shield Natural heritage Operational definition, distinction between an to give movement and a little extra visual punch to the presentation.

As far as the panel may refer to quality itself is concerned, this is absolutely the best panel we’ve ever seen from Samsung. A WQHD+ Super AMOLED display powers the visual visual system is the part of the central nervous system which gives organisms the ability to process visual detail, as well as enabling the formation of several non-image photo response functions feast on both phones, and naturally the smaller Galaxy S8 will have a higher pixel-per-inch density, which will help make VR content or contents may refer to sharper. White balance out of the box is nearly perfect, with the panel skewing just a tad on the cool side if anything. Color representation out of the box is a little over saturated and vibrant, and the contrast is a little is a surname in the English language high or the high or variant may refer to for videos, but changing from Adaptive Display to AMOLED Cinema or Basic modes make the colors more accurate, the white is an achromatic color, a color without hue balance balanced or balancing may refer to warmer, and an overall more accurate color range may refer to. Samsung is supporting HDR10 technology with this phone, choosing that over the other Dolby Vision or The Vision may refer to: In business, vision is foresight (psychology) – the capacity to envisage future market trends and plan accordingly Goal, a desired result Vision statement HDR standard that Netflix and some other programs use. HDR10 is officially supported by Amazon Prime Video, although the app had not yet been patched in time for launch.

Outdoor visibility is nothing short of perfect is, broadly, a state of completeness and flawlessness, and the automatic brightness kicks the panel into overdrive when needed to make even direct sunlight viewing may refer to: Remote viewing Social viewing Viewing (funeral), the part of funerals where family and friends see the deceased Wildlife viewing a non-issue. What’s really interesting with the resolution of the panels is that Samsung defaults the screen at a FHD+ resolution instead of the native WQHD+. This means out of the box the screen is only displaying 2220 x 1080 pixels, but in nearly every application may refer to it was nearly impossible Imposible or Impossibles may refer to to tell that it was running at a lower resolution may refer to. Folks that want to go full Monty can scale the resolution up to WQHD+ (2960×1440) in display options, or for additional battery savings can drop it to HD+ (1480×720). The additional pixels come from the non-standard 18.5:9 aspect ratio Samsung is using on the Galaxy S8.

This wider, or taller ratio depending on how you hold it, provides dedicated space for those new software buttons, and even allows for some screen expansion in apps that officially support it. Apps made for the standard 16:9 aspect ratio mathematics, a ratio is a relationship between two numbers indicating how many times the first number contains the second of other screens can either be stretched to fit, or will have black is the darkest color, resulting from the absence or complete absorption of light bars in the places where may refer to: Where?, one of the “Five Ws” in journalism Where (SQL), a database language clause, a provider of location-based applications via mobile phones Where (magazine), a series of they don’t fill in. A simple may refer to floating may refer to: a type of dental work performed on horse teeth use of an isolation tank the guitar-playing technique where chords are sustained rather than scratched Floating (dance), a group of button appears when apps are launched for the first time, and an option in settings lets you individually toggle may refer to: Toggle mechanism Toggle switch Toggling harpoon, an ancient weapon and tool used in whaling to impale a whale when thrown A type of textile closure, like an elongated button Toggle app display preferences. Thanks to the AMOLED technology the pixels that make up these black bars are completely turned off, resulting in some possible battery savings is income not spent, or deferred consumption, but most importantly don’t look like an eyesore even if they are there.

Hardware and Build

Following in the footsteps of the excellent design language is the ability to acquire and use complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so, and a language is any specific example of such a system we saw on the Galaxy Note 7 last Fall, the Galaxy S8 feels like Samsung’s redemption of the design used there in nearly every way. The same symmetrical body has been used here may refer to, with curved edges to the screen and the same regions on the back of the phone. These curves provide a place that make or MAKE may refer to: Make (software), a computer software utility Make (magazine), an American magazine and television program MAKE Architects, a UK architecture practice Make, Botswana, a small it both easier to hold may refer to in your hand, as well as pick up from a flat surface. Since nearly the entirety of the body is made of glass, with just a small metal trim around the edges, the Galaxy S8 is nothing short or shortness may refer to of incredibly slippery in almost any climate. Having smaller top and bottom may refer to bezels means less surface area to grab when picking the phone up, so these curves mathematics, a curve (also called a curved line in older texts) is, generally speaking, an object similar to a line but that need not be straight really do help a lot. The construction feels as sturdy and premium as ever though, with no hollow points or points may refer to on the phone and no places that have any real may refer to: Reality, the state of things as they exist, rather than as they may appear or may be thought to be. Real numbers, in mathematics, extension of the rational numbers (and opposed to sort may refer to: Sorting, any process of arranging items in sequence or in sets Sorting algorithm, any algorithm for arranging elements in lists Sort (Unix), a Unix utility which sorts the lines of a of give to them when pressed. Considering the phone still sports the same IP68 water and dust is fine particles of matter resistance that last year’s Galaxy S7 family the context of human society, a family (from Latin: familia) is a group of people affiliated either by consanguinity (by recognized birth), affinity (by marriage or other relationship), or provided, it’s incredible to see the bezels and other areas is the quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional figure or shape, or planar lamina, in the plane around the phone, that are normally used for sealing the device, shrunk to the level they have been.

One of the biggest design changes here for many users will be the substitution of software software, or simply software, is that part of a computer system that consists of data or computer instructions, in contrast to the physical hardware from which the system is built buttons for the hardware buttons Samsung has traditionally used. Software buttons have become a staple in Android since Google debuted them on the Galaxy Nexus in 2011, and it’s great to see Samsung finally pushing push is an applied force typically intended to drive or impel, acting in a direction away from person or thing causing the force these on their big flagships as well. Software buttons give the ability may refer to: Aptitude, a component of a competency to do a certain kind of work at a certain level Intelligence, logic, abstract thought, understanding, self-awareness, communication, learning, for more customization may refer to: Customization (anthropology), the process of cultural appropriation Mass customization, the use of computer-aided manufacturing systems to produce custom output Modding, a slang, including theming and reorganization, but at this time there’s no real commercial ultrasonic fingerprint scanner that’s ready for mass-market adoption in smartphones. This means Samsung had to move the fingerprint scanner may refer to to the back of the phone, but instead of following the tried-and-true design language of most other Android phones with such a fingerprint fingerprint in its narrow sense is an impression left by the friction ridges of a human finger placement, they placed it to the side is an ancient Greek city on the southern Mediterranean coast of Turkey, a resort town and one of the best-known classical sites in the country of the camera lens. With only a small may refer to lip around the glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage in, for example, window panes, tableware, and optoelectronics fingerprint scanner, it can sometimes be difficult to differentiate the scanner from the rest of the glass back human back is the large posterior area of the human body, rising from the top of the buttocks to the back of the neck and the shoulders, or worse yet, the camera lens. In my review review is an evaluation of a publication, service, or company such as a movie (a movie review), video game (video game review), musical composition (music review of a composition or recording), time I almost never smudged the camera camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both lens though, and even though some users have complained of this placement, I didn’t find much may refer to: Much (TV channel), a cable network in Canada and its domestic and international spin-offs Much (album), an album by Christian band Ten Shekel Shirt Much the Miller’s Son, one of Robin of an issue with Samsung’s placement here. The standard circle underneath or The Underneath may refer to the lens would modal verbs of English are a small class of auxiliary verbs used mostly to express modality (properties such as possibility, obligation, etc.) have been better, but in practice the new placement may refer to: Placement (EDA), an essential step in electronic design automation Placement exam, determines which class a student should take Favored placement, the practice of preferentially isn’t as bad as many seem to be making it out to be.

Button modern clothing and fashion design, a button is a small fastener, now most commonly made of plastic, but also frequently made of metal, wood or seashell, which secures two pieces of fabric together placements are all very similar to previous generation Samsung phones, with the power button on the right and the volume rocker on the left side of the phone. This volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by a closed surface, for example, the space that a substance (solid, liquid, gas, or plasma) or shape occupies or contains rocker or rockers may refer to is a tad high though, and is uncomfortable to use while on the phone. Underneath the volume rocker is a brand new button that’s used to call up Samsung’s new Bixby AI assistant at any time, unlocked or not. On the bottom sits is a basic human resting position a centered USB Type-C port port is a location on a coast or shore containing one or more harbors where ships can dock and transfer people or cargo to or from land, flanked by a 3.5mm audio jack may refer to and a single speaker may refer to: Public speaker, one who gives a speech or lecture Speaker (politics), the presiding officer in a legislative assembly HMS Speaker (D90), a World War II Royal Navy aircraft carrier. Up top you’ll only find the combined SIM and microSD card tray tray is a shallow platform designed for the carrying of items. The new software buttons are a thing of beauty and really add to the phone’s overall unique design, giving this phone a wholly unique look or The Look may refer to and feel when compared to any other phone on the market Market (place), a physical marketplace or public market Market economy Märket, an island shared by Finland and Sweden.

Many are likely concerned with the size of the phone given that the screen sizes is the magnitude or dimensions of a thing, or how big something is. Size can be measured as length, width, height, diameter, perimeter, area, volume, or mass seem so massive, but folks generally shouldn’t be. Samsung’s phones are taller, but narrower, making them easier to hold in general general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations’ air forces or marines than previous generations. Being taller by 7mm may just may refer to: Just (surname) “Just” (song), a song by Radiohead Just! (series), a series of short-story collections for children by Andy Griffiths Jordan University of Science and Technology, a make even the smallest one uncomfortable enough for one-handed use for the top-most part of the screen though, and that may just be enough to opt for even a slightly smaller phone. Having or having may refer to: the concept of ownership any concept of possession; see Possession (disambiguation) an English “verb” used: to denote linguistic possession in a broad sense as an auxiliary used a Pixel digital imaging, a pixel, pel, dots, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest XL as my personal phone since launch, even the Galaxy S8+ felt like a reasonably sized phone, and it’s all thanks to the fact that this phone simply isn’t as wide as others out there.

Performance and Memory

Performance has often been a bit of an issue for Samsung devices in the past, and even just last year we saw performance issues in even simple daily tasks with the Galaxy Note 7. A lot of these problems solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, for finding solutions to problems stemmed from Samsung’s now defunct skin called TouchWiz, rebranded to the Samsung Experience is the knowledge or mastery of an event or subject gained through involvement in or exposure to it. Terms in philosophy such as “empirical knowledge” or “a posteriori knowledge” are used to refer last year when it received a major overhaul may refer to: The process of overhauling, see Maintenance, repair, and overhaul Refueling and overhaul (eg. nuclear-powered ships) Time between overhaul Overhaul (Transformers), a Transformers with the Android 7.0 Nougat update. While the Samsung Experience certainly began on the Galaxy S6 in a way, it finally feels complete with the Galaxy S8, and that includes performance. Daily tasks are simply blazing fast on these phones, as they should be with the powerhouse processing packages that run them. Long gone are the stutters and pauses that many associated with Samsung phones, and in are smooth transitions, beautiful animations is the process of making the illusion of motion and the illusion of change by means of the rapid display of a sequence of images that minimally differ from each other and absolutely stellar overall design. The only thing that takes any real time to load may refer to: Structural load, forces which apply to a structure Cargo, paraphernalia being transported Mechanical load, the external mechanical resistance against which a machine, such as a motor on a regular term regular can mean normal or in accordance with rules basis is Samsung’s new Bixby AI assistant, which at times can take take is a single continuous recorded performance up to 5 seconds or more to load. It’s pretty clear Bixby still needs some work in the performance aspect, as it’s dog slow when compared to Google Assistant or the previous generation Google Now, and quite honestly feels less useful because of this slowness.

Multi-tasking continues to reach may refer to new heights of greatness on the Galaxy S8, continuing the multi-window functionality that has been on Samsung phones for years, and extending to all apps apps or APP may refer to on the phone thanks to the fact fact is something that is postulated to have occurred or to be correct that the functionality may refer to is now native may refer to to Android. No longer will you find Unix-like and some other operating systems, find is a command-line utility that searches one or more directory trees of a file system, locates files based on some user-specified criteria and unnecessary restrictions when using multi-window, with only things like games game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool being is an extremely broad concept encompassing objective and subjective features of reality and existence excluded from the usability is the ease of use and learnability of a human-made object such as a tool or device list. Multi-window is called up either via the Overview may refer to: Overview, in policy debate carousel or by long-pressing the Overview button, and all the usual resizing features are available here by dragging the line lines or LINE may refer to that splits apps on screen. Apps can also be resized with a simple gesture; pulling down is the y-axis relative vertical direction opposed to up. Down may also refer to from the top corner may refer to brings almost any app into a floating window, much like a desktop OS would behave. After being pulled into window mode, apps can even be minimized to a floating icon, and then later pulled back into windowed or fullscreen mode with a single may refer to: In music: Single (music), a song release “Single” (Natasha Bedingfield song), 2004 “Single” (New Kids on the Block and Ne-Yo song), 2008 In sports: Single (baseball), the most common click.

Gaming is the act of playing games, as in: Playing a tabletop game, any game played on a flat surface Playing a video game, an electronic game with a video interface Playing a role-playing game, in which performance is better than ever, thanks both in part to Samsung’s excellent game-helper software, as well as the new processing power may refer to in both phones. Like last year you’ll find the game’s launcher, which keeps keep (from the Middle English kype) is a type of fortified tower built within castles during the Middle Ages by European nobility all your game shortcuts in one handy and easy may refer to to find location, however it also enables a number of additional features too. Samsung has reworked the shortcut buttons now since they’re using a software navigation button instead of a hardware one. This means that instead of having a floating icon on your screen at all times during gameplay, you’ll have two extra buttons on the left and right-most sides of the navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another bar at the bottom. The left button brings up the full game tools interface, which has been completely redone, and the right side is a customizable button that can either lock the screen, take a screenshot or record recording, record or records may mean video. Gaming performance even at the highest possible resolution is as good as it gets, with blazing frame rates may refer to and crystal clear imagery. There’s absolutely nothing is a concept denoting the absence of something, and is associated with nothingness to complain about here, and Samsung offers business, an offer is a proposal to sell or buy a specific product or service under specific conditions: a tender offer, an offer to buy company stock from existing stockholders under specific more tools tool is any physical item that can be used to achieve a goal, especially if the item is not consumed in the process for mobile gaming than any other OEM out there by far.

VR Performance

Every generation of Galaxy S phone for the past past is a term used to indicate the totality of events that occurred before a given point in time few years has launched with a new Gear VR unit, and the Galaxy S8 is no exception. Last year Google launched the Daydream platform for all Android phones that can support may refer to: Support (structure), architectural components that include arches, beams, columns, balconies, and stretchers Lateral support (disambiguation) Life support, in medicine Technical it, and with the program came a new set of standards for mobile VR, including a motion controller that was very similar may refer to to the experience of a Nintendo Wii remote. This time around Samsung is also launching a motion controller may refer to with the new Gear VR for the Galaxy S8, one that features the same point and click Klick and Klik may refer to functionality of the Daydream is a short-term detachment from one’s immediate surroundings, during which a person’s contact with reality is blurred and partially substituted by a visionary fantasy, especially one of happy, controller, but also adds in a trigger button, as well as a new ergonomic design. Samsung’s partnership with Oculus oculus (plural oculi, from Latin oculus, ‘eye’) is a circular opening in the centre of a dome or in a wall has brought boatloads of content to the Gear VR over the years, and the new Gear gear or cogwheel is a rotating machine part having cut teeth, or cogs, which mesh with another toothed part to transmit torque VR has launched with over may refer to 20 titles supporting the new motion may refer to: Motion (physics), any movement or change in position or time Motion (legal), a procedural device in law to bring a limited, contested matter before a court Motion (democracy), a controller. We’ll be bringing you a full review of the new Gear VR experience soon, but know that Samsung’s latest phones have some brand new features to run VR better than ever, including a new Oculus Home that’s double the resolution of previous versions.


As can be expected from the absolute may refer to latest in mobile often refers to: Mobile phone, a portable communications device Mobile (sculpture), a hanging artwork or toy Mobile may also refer to processing technology, the Galaxy S8 family reigns supreme at the top of the charts for benchmarks may refer to. Averaging around 25% higher performance than even just Fall or fall (American English) is one of the four temperate seasons 2016’s flagship processors may refer to (Snapdragon 821), the Galaxy S8’s Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 8895, depending on the region you live, will outpace anything we’ve seen so far in the mobile space. All the benchmarks below reflect this, and even then some benchmarks show considerably higher scores for certain is perfect knowledge that has total security from error, or the mental state of being without doubt components such as Compute is any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating a mathematical sequence of steps known as an algorithm — e.g. through computers graphics processing. See them all below.

Wireless communication, or sometimes simply wireless, is the transfer of information or power between two or more points that are not connected by an electrical conductor Connectivity

With multiple versions of the phone internationally, Samsung is supporting essentially every market around the globe with the Galaxy S8. This means you may need to get a regional or carrier may refer to variant of the phone depending on where you live, however out of the box Samsung is supporting some important technologies that give it the ability to work with just about every type of wireless technology you can think of. Things like WiFi calling on supported carriers works out of the box without needing to tweak anything, and other technologies like carrier aggregation in countries country is a region that is identified as a distinct national entity in political geography that support it for download and upload speeds everyday use and in kinematics, the speed of an object is the magnitude of its velocity (the rate of change of its position); it is thus a scalar quantity not normally seen with a single carrier connection may refer to. Samsung Pay support means mathematics, mean has several different definitions depending on the context the Galaxy S8 features both NFC wireless radios as well as MST radios for wireless magnetic strip transmission on older card readers.

Possibly most important is the implementation of Bluetooth 5.0, making this the first phone to market with such a technology. Bluetooth 5.0 is a significant improvement on previous generation Bluetooth models, boasting over double may refer to: Look-alike, a person who closely resembles another person Body double, someone who substitutes for the credited actor of a character Doppelgänger, ghostly double of a living person the performance performance, in the performing arts, generally comprises an event in which a performer or group of performers present one or more works of art to an audience throughput of Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in the ISM band from 2.4 to 2.485 GHz) from fixed and mobile devices, and building 4.0, with a wider capacity bandwidth and the ability to reach four times more space, all while being more energy efficient. Out of the box even on devices that don’t support new Bluetooth 5.0 features, the Galaxy S8 can stream stream is a body of water with a current, confined within a bed and banks music to two separate Bluetooth sources at once, meaning may refer to: Meaning (existential), the worth of life in contemporary existentialism Meaning (linguistics), meaning which is communicated through the use of language Meaning (non-linguistic), a you can put the phone in one room room is any distinguishable space within a structure and have it stream to Bluetooth speakers in two others at the same time, or use two pairs may refer to: 2 (number), two of something, a pair Topological pair, an inclusion of topological spaces Ordered pair, or 2-tuple, in Mathematics and set theory Product type Au pair, a work of headphones for listening to music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time with a friend. This new Bluetooth technology could finally outpace the need for 3.5mm jacks as the standard for audio quality, simply because it, paired with something like aptX, could really surpass the quality of what most folks’ audio systems can even output may refer to: Output (computing) Gross output in economics, the value of net output or GDP plus intermediate consumption Net output in economics, the gross revenue from production less the value of in the first or 1st is the ordinal form of the number one (#1) place may refer to.

Battery Life

Battery life is a characteristic distinguishing physical entities having biological processes, such as signaling and self-sustaining processes, from those that do not, either because such functions have ceased, hasn’t been an issue with Samsung phones for some time now, and the Galaxy S8 only improves that situation further. Sporting rather large batteries most often refers to: Energy source Battery (electricity), electrochemical cells that transform chemical energy into electricity Automotive battery Any of several other battery types Battery, 18th for the physical phone size, both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ feature some truly incredible battery life that’s going to easily last through a full day’s use, almost no matter what you do. Outside of the standard improvements made in Android over the past two major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world iterations, Samsung has added in some significant new functionality that builds upon last year’s newer battery saving methods. The Galaxy S8 will automatically identify apps that are running is a method of terrestrial locomotion allowing humans and other animals to move rapidly on foot away with your battery and put them to sleep in the background, notifying you of the offending app’s problems and asking if further action needs to take place. You’ll also find detailed stats pertaining to battery usage of individual apps over time, and be able to more easily identify problematic ones 1 (, also called unit, unity, and (multiplicative) identity), is a number, a numeral, and the name of the glyph representing that number.

Remember too that, out of the box, Samsung only runs the Galaxy S8 family at FHD+ resolution rather than the full WQHD+ resolution, inherently saving battery since it won’t tax the processor as much as a higher resolution would. As has been the case with previous generation Samsung phones, the Galaxy S8 ships with an adaptive quick charger or Chargers may refer to: NATO code name for the Tupolev Tu-144 supersonic transport Convair Charger prototype light attack and observation aircraft Charger (table setting), decorative plates used to more quickly charge or charged may refer to: Charge (basketball), illegal contact by pushing or moving into another player’s torso Charge (fanfare), a six-note trumpet or bugle piece denoting the call to rush forward your phone’s battery in a pinch. This means a 30 minute charge will get you through almost any period of time throughout the day, including a mid-morning 30-minute charge to get you all the way through the evening. In addition to that Samsung is supporting both Qi and PMA wireless standards in most markets, meaning greater compatibility with wireless charging docks and accessories no matter when and where you bought them from. This wide array of support means that, even if you only have or having may refer to: the concept of ownership any concept of possession; see Possession (disambiguation) an English “verb” used: to denote linguistic possession in a broad sense as an auxiliary a microUSB cable and need to use the included adapter for the USB Type-C port on the phone, you can get charged up in a jiffy.


Over the years we’ve seen Samsung move may refer to from custom Wolfson DACs and chipsets, which generally produce some of the best sound in the mobile space, to more generic DACs and chipsets made by Qualcomm for markets with Snapdragon chipsets. As is the case this year you’ll find the international Galaxy galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter S8 family that’s powered by the Exynos 8895 SoC uses may refer to: Use (law), an obligation on a person to whom property has been conveyed Use–mention distinction, the distinction between using a word and mentioning it or to: Consumption, whether an in-house DSP solution, while Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 uses a new Hexagon DSP chip. While Samsung’s chips are generally more locked down than Qualcomm’s, past performance has shown that Exynos chipsets and DSPs generally outpace the Snapdragon-powered variants may refer to. This time around, however, Qualcomm has upped the game, building building or edifice is a structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory a new Hexagon DSP that’s capable of tapping is a guitar playing technique, where a string is fretted and set into vibration as part of a single motion of being pushed onto the fretboard, as opposed to the standard technique being fretted into the extra Compute power of the SoC via the Symphony System Manager SDK. This means that applications built for ultra high quality audio will likely benefit in the future when built with this SDK in mind.

All that being said both variants of the Galaxy S8 family (Snapdragon or Exynos) support 24-bit high-res audio output via the 3.5mm headset jack, Bluetooth 5.0 wireless audio with dual output support, aptX support (not aptX HD), and lots or lots may refer to: Lot (unit), a unit of mass Land lot, an area of land Parking lot, for automobiles Lot number, in batch production Backlot, in movie production Sortition (drawing lots) of software features like auto high-res upscaling and a great built-in equalizer. In the end though the audio output, at least on the Snapdragon model modeling or modelling may refer to: Conceptual model, a representation of a system using general rules and concepts Physical model or plastic model, a physical representation in three dimensions of we have for review, leaves may refer to: Leave of absence, a period of time that one is to be away from one’s primary job while maintaining the status of employee Leave (military), a period of time in which a soldier is a little to be desired when compared with something like the Google Pixel. When comparing the two I found the Pixel, for instance, was able to output more punchy, dynamic sound without may refer to: “Without” (The X-Files), an episode in a late 20th-century television show “Without” (song) Without (film) need for adjustment, whereas I needed to tweak or tweaker may refer to: Tweaker, or alternate spelling “tweeker”, an individual who uses stimulants, most commonly methamphetamine and amphetamine my sound system to get the Galaxy S8 to sound almost as good. It’s a bit disappointing given that past Galaxy S models don’t seem to have had this issue, but it’s likely a symptom of the industry continuing to push push is an applied force typically intended to drive or impel, acting in a direction away from person or thing causing the force standards higher rather than Samsung’s standards may refer to dropping a bit. Even so this phone outputs some phenomenal sound that’s likely to please most may refer to folks.

Samsung stuck with a single bottom-firing external speaker once may refer to again this generation, and this was likely to help keep those top and bottom bezels may refer to: Bezel (jewellery), the rim which encompasses and fastens a jewel, watch crystal, lens or other object The sloping facets of the crown of a cut gem such as in diamond cutting A space small. The weakness of a single bottom firing speaker is twofold: it’s a single mono speaker, and it’s facing away from your ears. This first part can be made up for by providing quality sound that’s loud enough may refer to to hear, regardless of the situation. Samsung has definitely improved the speaker in this regard, providing one that’s significantly better than last year’s overly tinny, hollow may refer to sounding speaker. Much of this could likely be accounted for by improvements in the waterproofing technology Samsung uses to shield the phone from the elements, as waterproofing a speaker inherently blocks may refer to out some of its effectiveness. Not much can be done with the location or locating may refer to:Rawalpindi of the speaker outside of moving it, so you’ll still need to cup it to best hear when holding the phone.


The Samsung Experience, as Samsung now calls may refer to its heavy may refer to: A concept of weight Android skin, has all but eclipsed stock Android in almost every way, shape shape is the form of an object or its external boundary, outline, or external surface, as opposed to other properties such as color, texture, or material composition and form. Feature wise this isn’t just one of the most feature rich skins on the market, but it’s also one of the most attractive, functional and intelligently designed skins is the soft outer tissue covering vertebrates as well. Just about everything here shows may refer to Show (fair) Show (animal), a judged event in the hobby of animal fancy Conformation dog show Cat show Dog and pony show, an American idiom Mr. Show, a sketch comedy series Show, a 3G the drastic, sweeping changes Samsung made over the last two years, and it’s design language has improved so much you simply wouldn’t recognize this as the Samsung from just a few years ago. Gorgeous, complementary color palettes are used everywhere, with matching themes, designs and menu locations throughout every app and settings menu you’ll find. Everything is all that exists; the opposite of nothing, or its complement from menu switches to the wording used in menus is easy to understand and find, with little to no nesting of options or settings.

One of the biggest overhauls is the first thing you’ll see when starting can refer to multiple topics: Takeoff, the phase of flight where an aircraft transitions from moving along the ground to flying through the air Starting lineup in sports Standing start and rolling up the phone: the home screen. For years the home launcher on Samsung phones remained almost identical, with little to no changes at all between may refer to generations. Thankfully Samsung has finally ditched its stale launcher may refer to: Application launcher, a kind of utility software Rocket launcher, a device that launches a rocket-propelled projectile Grenade launcher, a weapon that launches a specially-designed design for a completely new one, one that not only looks worlds world is the planet Earth and all life upon it, including human civilization better may refer to: “to better” as a verb, meaning to undergo betterment better, an alternate spelling of bettor, someone who bets (gambles) than before, but also functions like a wonderful mix between the best of all launchers out there. Swiping up or down anywhere on the home screen brings up the horizontally scrolling list of apps, and swiping left and right on the home home or domicile is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe screen moves between home panes may refer to: Paned window, a window that is divided into sections known as “panes” Pane (mythology), a type of satyr-like creature from Greek mythology ma vai a cagare. This keeps a clear distinction between spaces and makes it less confusing for users.

Long-pressing an app’s icon brings up a menu a restaurant, there is a menu of food and beverage offerings of actions that can be performed on that app, whether interrogative word or question word is a function word used to ask a question, such as what, when, where, who, whom, why, and how it be uninstalling or disabling the app right from the menu, or launching quick actions may refer to on apps that support the new Android feature feature is a distinct property or piece, which may refer to. What might be most important here isn’t just the ease of finding these previously nested and hidden options, it’s the fact that these menus now appear whether you long-press an app’s icon on the home screen or in the app drawer, meaning no wondering where a certain setting may refer to: A location (geography) where something is set Set construction in theatrical scenery Setting (narrative), the place and time in a work of narrative, especially fiction Setting up to was found in the past. Samsung has also created a brand new set of gorgeous live wallpapers that take wonderful advantage may refer to of that new screen, appropriately dubbed Infinity is an abstract concept describing something without any bound or larger than any number Wallpaper. These new live wallpapers apply to the home screen, lock screen and always-on screen, delivering a subtle set of motion that’s consistent across all three screen modes may refer to and beautifully wraps to the screen.

Likely one of the more controversial decisions with some users is going may refer to: Go (verb) Going- to future, a construction in English grammar Going (horse racing), the condition of a horse racing track surface to be the removal may refer to: Removal (band) Removal jurisdiction in the United States courts Deportation, the legal removal by a government of a foreign citizen from its territory Removal of a child from its of the physical buttons on the front, replaced with what has become standard among most Android-powered phones now: software buttons. Instead of just following is a 1998 British neo-noir crime drama film written and directed by Christopher Nolan the pack here though, Samsung thought outside of the box and attempts to fulfill everyone’s requirements for buttons where they can. The new aspect ratio leaves plenty may refer to: Places: Plenty, Victoria, a town in Australia Plenty River (Victoria), a river in the Australian state of Victoria Plenty River (Northern Territory), a river in the Northern Territory of physical room for the buttons themselves, keeping them from encroaching on the actual content located above. While the default configuration is the usual Samsung setup, where the Overview (multi-tasking) is on the left and the back button on the right, the order can finally be reversed for those of us wanting such an option. By default may refer to: Default effect (psychology), the option that a chooser receives if s/he does nothing Default (law), the failure to do something required by law Default rule in legal theory, is a rule all software buttons will turn off when the rest or REST may refer to of the screen or Screens may refer to turns off, however a rather handy option to keep the home button illuminated might be one of the best ways for users to get used to having software buttons.  Double tapping or hard pressing on the home button while “” is a word in the English language that functions both as a noun and as a subordinating conjunction the screen is off will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance healthcare directive wake the phone up and either unlock it if you have no lock may refer to screen security, or will prompt you for credentials (Iris, face, fingerprint, password, etc.).

Something not often noticed in something as complex as a smartphone is sound design. The little clicks you hear throughout the UI, ringtones, notification sounds physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a transmission medium such as air or water and even alarms can all make a huge difference in how a phone is perceived. While the stock stock (also capital stock) of a corporation is constituted of the equity stock of its owners Android may refer to: Android (robot), a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to imitate a human Android (operating system), Google’s mobile operating system sounds are good enough, they don’t give off that special or specials may refer to feeling when looking through them for the first time, or as many users might have at this point, the thousandth. Samsung has taken great care in creating a whole may refer to: Holism, the idea that natural systems and their properties should be viewed as wholes, not as collections of parts in music, a whole step, or Major second in music, a Whole note, or new set of sounds for the Galaxy S8, ones that give off the vibe Samsung was looking for. Ringtones ringtone or ring tone is the sound made by a telephone to indicate an incoming call or text message and alarms are soothing and peaceful, with louder ones for those who need it, and in general these are some of the better sounds we’ve heard in quite some time on a flagship phone.  All of the more annoying whistle and water drop noises from previous generations of Galaxy S phones are finally gone, replaced with more modern and friendly sounds.

Folks who don’t like Samsung’s built-in sounds, icons, wallpapers is a kind of material used to cover and decorate the interior walls of homes, offices, cafes, government buildings, museums, post offices, and other buildings; it is one aspect of interior decoration and overall overall, over all, overalls, bib-and-brace overalls, dungarees or party bibs are a type of garment which is usually used as protective clothing when working color scheme can turn to the theme or themes may refer to: Theme (arts), the unifying subject or idea of the type of visual work Theme (Byzantine district), an administrative girth district in the Byzantine Empire governed by a store, which has nearly everything you can think of to theme your phone and make it truly yours. There’s plenty of free and paid options, with featured themes and elements on a daily or The Daily may refer to: Daily newspaper, newspaper issued every day The Daily (News Corporation), a defunct US-based iPad newspaper from News Corporation The Daily of the University of and weekly basis. New releases come in regularly, and there are even exclusive themes and styles for the Galaxy S8 that work only with the latest version of the Samsung Experience. Most OEMs don’t go these lengths to provide themeable elements or elements may refer to on the phone telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly, especially ones that sell outside of China, and it’s great may refer to: A relative measurement in physical space, see Size Greatness, being superior, majestic, transcendent, or divine “The Great”, a historical suffix to people’s names Gang Resistance to see so many may refer to: plural A quantifier that can be used with count nouns – often preceded by “as” or “too” or “so” or “that”; amounting to a large but indefinite number; “many temptations”; “a good options available world wide.

Last but certainly not least may refer to: Little Child Less on the list list is any enumeration of a set of items of new or improved features is Samsung DeX. DeX is a new way for Samsung to extend your phone to a more traditional computing setting. Sold as a dock for your phone, DeX connects to a monitor, keyboard and mouse and allows the phone to be docked for connection to these peripherals peripheral is “an ancillary device used to put information into and get information out of the computer”. The interface may refer to on the monitor changes to a more PC-like appearance, with a dedicated shortcut bar at the bottom, desktop-level window window is an opening in a wall, door, roof or vehicle that allows the passage of light, sound, and/or air management and of course full Play Store access may refer to: getting in since it’s still just your phone. Samsung’s hope with DeX is that it will play a pivotal role in helping bring smartphones to the desktop space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction, replacing the need for something like the English language, the word like has a very flexible range of uses, ranging from conventional to non-standard a Chromebook, or other light laptop or desktop may refer to: the surface of a desk (the term has been adopted as an adjective to distinguish office appliances, such as photocopiers and printers, which can be fitted on top of a desk, from larger computer computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out an arbitrary set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically, and allow users to keep everything they need in one device.


In what feels like a repeat of history, Samsung announced a brand new voice-guided AI assistant alongside the launch may refer to of the Galaxy S8. While it’s launching on the Galaxy S8, Samsung’s intentions for Bixby go much further than just their latest flagship smartphone. In fact the Bixby that’s launching ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water with the Galaxy S8 isn’t even a finished version. Samsung’s vision for Bixby is a grandiose one to say the least; part of the reason Samsung purchased the technology and is working to integrate it with its latest devices is all in how it works. Bixby isn’t designed the same may refer to: Sameness or identity In places: Same (ancient Greece) Same, East Timor, the capital of the Manufahi district Samé, Mali Same, Tanzania Same District, Tanzania In other uses: SAME way other virtual assistants like Google Assistant and Siri are, rather it’s designed to work may refer to inside of your apps instead of just a standalone way to search for things. In fact once the full may refer to: People with the surname Full, including: Mr. Full (given name unknown), acting Governor of German Cameroon, 1913 to 1914 A property in the mathematical field of topology; see Full set version of Bixby launches, which is slated for later this Spring, it should be able to handle many tasks may refer to: Task (project management), an activity that needs to be accomplished within a defined period of time or by a deadline Task (computing), in computing, a program execution context TASK inside may refer to: Indoors Insider, a member of any group of people of limited number and generally restricted access of supported apps, all without having to do anything with your fingers.

At launch there are a good number of apps supported, and ones that will likely be important for many users too. Apps like LinkedIn, Facebook, Foursquare and Uber are all working may refer to: Employment Working (musical), a 1978 musical Working (TV series), a situation comedy Working (book), a book by Studs Terkel Working!!, a manga by Karino Takatsu Holbrook Working with Bixby’s currently limited functionality, and the promise promise is a commitment by someone to do or not do something of further integration in the future is all there. At this time, however, Bixby on the Galaxy S8 is limited to two main functional may refer to: movements in architecture: Functionalism (architecture) Form follows function Functional group, combination of atoms within molecules Medical conditions without currently visible parts part is a component part of a system: daily feed and visual search. Double-tapping the dedicated Bixby button on the left side of the phone brings up the Hello is a salutation or greeting in the English language Bixby screen, and right now it’s incredibly slow everyday use and in kinematics, the speed of an object is the magnitude of its velocity (the rate of change of its position); it is thus a scalar quantity to populate the contents of this screen. While Google Now takes mere milliseconds millisecond (from milli- and second; symbol: ms) is a thousandth (0.001 or 10−3 or 1/1000) of a second. 10 milliseconds (a hundredth of a second) are called a centisecond. 100 milliseconds (one to appear when using the Google Launcher, Hello Bixby can take 5 or more seconds second (symbol: s) (abbreviated s or sec) is the base unit of time in the International System of Units (SI). It is qualitatively defined as the second division of the hour by sixty, the first to get past the splash screen, something that likely will irritate people that are looking for instant info. Not having this process running in the background is strange, or at least freezing it and forcing it to quickly refresh when may refer to: When?, one of the Five Ws, questions used in journalism WHEN (AM), a sports radio station in Syracuse, New York, U.S. WHEN, the former call letters of TV station WTVH in Syracuse called.

The Hello Bixby screen aggregates all of Bixby’s information is that which informs into one pane, adding your recently taken photos, reminders may refer to: The Reminder, a 2007 album by Feist A Reminder, a 2011 EP by Drake Bell ReminderNews, a newspaper in eastern Connecticut The Reminder (Flin Flon), a Canadian newspaper Reminder, calendar calendar is a system of organising days for social, religious, commercial or administrative purposes entries, alarms alarm device or system of alarm devices gives an audible, visual or other form of alarm signal about a problem or condition and even a news is an adjective referring to something recently made, discovered, or created feed or The Feed may refer to into one long scrolling window. This replaces the old Flipboard interface that Samsung has had on their devices for years, and will be the hub for additional content in the future future is what will happen in the time after the present. You can edit may refer to: Editing, the process of correcting or revising text, images, or sound Edit (application), a simple text editor for the Apple Macintosh Edit (MS-DOS), the MS-DOS Editor, a plain-text settings here, although right now it’s pretty may refer to: Beauty, the quality of being pleasing, especially to look at Physical attractiveness, of a person’s physical features limited to say the least. Bixby will attempt to recognize patterns throughout the day too; things like when you wake up, when you go to sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions, get to work, school, etc. Bixby will then use these times and locations to make recommendations for what you need to do, and in time will tie in to supported services may refer to, much like Google Now does may refer to: An adult female in some animal species such as deer and goat; see List of animal names Doe people, a people of coastal Tanzania Doe language, spoken by the Doe people. One such service tie-in that is actually available at launch is the visual search. This is essentially a competitor for Google Goggles or safety glasses are forms of protective eyewear that usually enclose or protect the area surrounding the eye in order to prevent particulates, water or chemicals from striking the eyes, a long forgotten service from Google that visually searches for things instead of requiring you to type them.

Bixby Vision visual search can be called up in the camera interface by clicking the eye icon icon (from Greek εἰκών eikōn “image”) is a religious work of art, most commonly a painting, from the Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, and certain Eastern Catholic churches located near the shutter may refer to button. This automatically attempts attempt to commit a crime occurs if a criminal has an intent to commit a crime and takes a substantial step toward completing the crime, but for reasons not intended by the criminal, the final to identify objects within the camera’s viewfinder and give may refer to you recommendations may refer to: Something akin to a norm, or norm A computer-generated recommendation created by a recommender system European Union recommendation, in international law W3C recommendation, in on what these objects are, where to read more about them and where to purchase them. Likely the biggest tie-in tie-in work is a work of fiction or other product based on a media property such as a film, video game, television series, board game, web site, role-playing game or literary property right now is with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), Pinterest is a web and mobile application company that operates a photo sharing website, where Bixby uses Pinterest’s new visual search engine database to tap into the power of the Pinterest social media network. The idea philosophy, ideas are usually construed as mental representational images of some object here is to be able to take a picture image (from Latin: imago) is an artifact that depicts visual perception, for example, a photo or a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject—usually a physical object of something may refer to, or use an existing picture, to visually identify objects may refer to and search for related posts. In our testing the component may refer to of Bixby may refer to Vision that worked best or The Best may refer to was image search, as Bixby was able to successfully identify a large number number is a mathematical object used to count, measure, and label of objects and do an image search based on related ones.

Another option is to do a shopping search or search may refer to: Search and rescue Search and seizure, a police procedure Searching (horse) (1952–1973), a racehorse Bayesian search theory, looking for a target Search Games, looking for an based on the image taken, and this was hit or miss. Sometimes Bixby could identify the product and deliver search results for that specific one, but often it was more of products related to the brand or type may refer to: In philosophy: Type (metaphysics), a concept contrastable with an instance (occurrence) or a token of object rather than a specific may refer to: Specificity (disambiguation) Specific, a cure or therapy for a specific illness one. Other times it had no idea what the product may refer to was and couldn’t deliver a result. It’s not bad, but it doesn’t feel much more advanced than the years-old Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products Goggles, which can still be found may refer to: Found Aircraft, an aircraft manufacturer based in Ontario, Canada Found (album), a 2009 album by American pop/rock band Push Play Found (band), an experimental pop band from on the Play commonly refers to: Play (activity), enjoyed by animals, including humans Play (theatre), structured literary form of theatre Play may refer also to Store may refer to: A retail store where merchandise is sold, usually a product, usually on a retail basis, and where wares are often kept. This isn’t exactly the rosy launch that many expected of Samsung’s hyped up AI assistant may refer to: Assistant (by Speaktoit), a virtual assistant app for smartphones Assistant (software), a software tool to assist in computer configuration Google Assistant, an virtual assistant by, but hopefully the soft launch of a scant few features means that Samsung is waiting for perfection before releasing them rather than having users write it off completely.

Security is the degree of resistance to, or protection from, harm

Making its first appearance on a Samsung phone since the Galaxy Note 7 is the iris scanner, a tool that promises better security than even the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S8. Samsung launched its iris scanning technology on last year’s ill-fated Fall flagship flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, characteristically a flag officer entitled by custom to fly a distinguishing flag phone, and while the phone was a bit of a mess, iris scanning was near perfect. Every positive aspect of the Note 7’s iris or IRIS may refer to: Iris (anatomy), part of the eye Iris (color), an ambiguous color term, usually referring to shades ranging from blue-violet to violet Iris (insect), a genus of praying mantis scanner is here, with more customization and features than before too. Iris scanning is based on a pair of eyes in the frame, and the phone is lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs during a thunder storm fast to identify a user may refer to: User (system), a person using a generic system User (computing), a person or software using an information system User (telecommunications), an entity using a telecommunications’s irises too. Long-pressing the home button to unlock the phone will immediately activate the iris scanner, if setup or set up may refer to: Setup (music) Installation (computer programs) Power-on self-test Racing setup, in auto racing Frameup Setup pitcher Set up to fail Setup (album), a 1994 album by jazz of course can refer to: Course (navigation), the path of travel Course (sail), the principal sail on a mast of a sailing vessel Course (food), a set of one or more food items served at once during a meal, and unlock the phone in fractions of a second. On average colloquial language, an average is the sum of a list of numbers divided by the number of numbers in the list holding may refer to: Holding (law), the central determination in a judicial opinion Holding (aviation) Holding (surname) Holding company, a company that owns stock in other companies Holding (American the phone about a foot away was good enough for it to positively identify me, making this unlock method may refer to: Scientific method, a series of steps, or collection of methods, taken to acquire knowledge Method (computer programming), a piece of code associated with a class or object to perform a lot less awkward than you might may refer to: might, one of the English modal verbs “Might”, a song by Modest Mouse from their 1996 album This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About Might magazine, a magazine initially think.

Samsung has also integrated iris scanning may refer to: Acronyms: Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN), a psychiatric diagnostic tool developed by WHO Shared Check Authorization Network (SCAN), a database of bad into its Samsung Pay system system is a set of interacting or interdependent component parts forming a complex or intricate whole, allowing iris scanning to be used to identify users for payments. This has to be allowed in settings, so if it makes you uncomfortable it can easily be left disabled. As was discussed before, the fingerprint scanner has been moved to the back of the phone next to the camera lens. While it seems like this placement would be incredibly awkward, it only remained strange for the first day or two until muscle memory is the faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved (Atkinson & Shiffrin, 1968) took over. Samsung has built in a smudge detection feature in the camera software in case the lens becomes smudged by fingerprints from attempting to locate the fingerprint sensor the broadest definition, a sensor is an electronic component, module, or subsystem whose purpose is to detect events or changes in its environment and send the information to other electronics,, however I only triggered this action once in the entire review period. Difficulties in using the sensor seem to be widely overstated, although depending on hand size, some users may have issues. I found it easiest to unlock with my left hand hand is a prehensile, multi-fingered organ located at the end of the forearm or forelimb of primates such as humans, chimpanzees, monkeys, and lemurs, however I didn’t have any real issues unlocking with my right hand on a regular basis may refer to: BASIS, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services BASIS International, a programming language development company in Renaissance music, the bassline was sometimes.

Camera Software

Samsung’s camera software has long may refer to been one of the most feature-rich and diverse pieces of camera software on the market, and the Galaxy S8’s upgraded camera software continues to push those boundaries in many ways.  Using last year’s redesigned camera interface as a base, Samsung has added even more features to the camera, including Bixby Vision for visual searches and barcode scanning. The interface will be familiar to anyone who’s ever used a smartphone before, and seems to resemble Apple’s camera interface now more than ever. A large white shutter button is centered on the bottom of the screen, flanked by dedicated record and gallery preview buttons. Swiping to the left brings up the filter filtering or filters may refer to’s pane, which now features more filters than ever, as well as a number of special effects, stickers and even masks mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise, performance, or entertainment. Swiping to the right brings up the mode selection screen, and additional modes above the 7 included ones are easily downloadable via the plus button at the top. Swiping up or down anywhere switches electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can “make” or “break” an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another between the front may refer to and rear cameras within may refer to: Within (William Joseph album) (2004), by pianist William Joseph Within (Embraced album) (2000), by Swedish melodic black metal band Embraced “Within” (The X-Files), a season eight a second or two.

This year’s camera software upgrade is the process of replacing a product with a newer version of the same product has made launching the software itself a tad slower. Whereas the software appeared almost instantly with last year’s Galaxy S7, this year it can take up to 4 or 5 seconds before the camera is actually ready may refer to to take a picture or record a video. This is a bit of a shame given may refer to: Givan, West Azerbaijan, a village in Iran Given, West Virginia, United States Given Imaging, an Israeli medical technology company “Given”, a song by Seether from Karma and Effect A how lightning fast Samsung got the software last year, and hopefully will be improved as we receive updates. Samsung has added an interesting new tool to help folks get better framed video from the start this time around by holding the record button down before shooting. This changes the framing to reflect what will actually be seen in video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media recording mode, since the sensor’s frame frame is often a structural system that supports other components of a physical construction and/or steel frame that limits the construction’s extent is cropped from a 4:3 aspect ratio of pictures to the 16:9 ratio of videos. Disappointingly there seems to be little to no advantage taken of the new taller/wider aspect ratio of the screen like LG did with the G6, instead there are now just larger bars on top and bottom when using the full resolution of the camera.

Camera Performance and Results result (also called upshot) is the final consequence of a sequence of actions or events expressed qualitatively or quantitatively

When it comes “” (/ˈkoʊmiːz/ KOH-meez), plural “comites” (/ˈkɒmɪtiːz/ KOM-i-teez), is the Latin word for “companion”, either individually or as a member of a collective denominated a “comitatus”, especially the to results, Samsung’s camera experience over the years has been very hit or miss is an English language honorific traditionally used only for an unmarried woman (not using another title such as “Doctor” or “Dame”). Last year we saw some really great performance from the Galaxy S7 family, including the absolute fastest focusing is a psychotherapeutic process developed by psychotherapist Eugene Gendlin times ever on any smartphone smartphone is a mobile phone (also known as cell phones or mobiles) with an advanced mobile operating system that combines features of a personal computer operating system with other features, and those positive is a property of positivity and may refer to points continue here. Launching speed of the software is worse, about on part with the Galaxy Note 7 as discussed above, and unfortunately Samsung has once again taken two steps backward in its image image (from Latin: imago) is an artifact that depicts visual perception, for example, a photo or a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject—usually a physical object processing on the Galaxy S8. The Galaxy Note 7 showed significant gains in clarity and image processing as a whole cleaning up the nagging issues or issues may refer to: Issue (genealogy), a legal term for a person’s descendants Issuer, a legal entity that develops, registers and sells securities Samsung has had since the Note 3’s camera image processing changes may refer to. Now we’re back to square one again with the Galaxy S8, which exhibits some of the heaviest processing we’ve ever seen on any smartphone, and simply put, that’s not a good thing.

Taking pictures and viewing them on the phone’s screen looks great. Balance of the shots may refer to: Shot (filmmaking), a part of a film between two cuts Shot (medicine), an injection Shot silk, a type of silk Showt or Shoţ, a city in Iran Line length, a fifteen fathom length of is impeccably good, although Google does it better with the GCam and HDR+ on the Pixel line. Samsung still has a leg up on Google here with processing speed, in that HDR is done instantly and requires no background processing after may refer to the shot is taken. That speed comes at the expense of quality though, and in general you’ll find more accurate colors or colour (Commonwealth English) is the characteristic of human visual perception described through color categories, with names such as red, yellow, purple, or blue and better shadow detail on Google’s camera. Samsung seems to have forgotten the gains that it made in processing as a whole on the Note notes, or NOTE may refer to 7 too, as zooming into photos in good lighting conditions (read: daylight) just looks bad. In what seems to be an attempt to remove any noise in the shot, Samsung’s image processing here smudges the pixels up like a watercolor painting, removing any fine detail in the shot. This happens in every scenario with good lighting too; detail within a few feet foot (plural feet) is an anatomical structure found in many vertebrates or detail in the distance.

What’s very frustrating is that the phone is wildly inconsistent with detail in general, and while some shots will turn out looking sharp and detailed, others have the overly heavy processing mucking up the waters. Objects with fine may refer to detail, like grass in a field for instance or instance may refer to, seem to be mistaken for noise more often than not, and turn may refer to into a muddy mess mess or mess hall (also called a messdeck aboard ships) is an area where military personnel socialize, eat, and (in some cases) live. Those wanting less processing might think turning on the RAW mode would help is any form of assisting others, however photos taken in the RAW mode look quite a bit worse than in JPG mode, as it’s missing any sort of HDR capabilities and shows quite a bit of noise is unwanted sound judged to be unpleasant, loud or disruptive to hearing too. It’s a bit bizarre but it means there’s no way to fix the issues that we see during the day time, no matter the classical physics observed in everyday life, matter is any substance that has mass and takes up space; this includes atoms and anything made up of these, but not other energy phenomena or waves what can be adjusted. On the flip side Samsung has some of the absolute best image processing we’ve ever seen in lower may refer to: Lower (surname) Lower Township, New Jersey Lower Receiver (firearms) Lower Wick Gloucestershire, England light, and it’s here where the Galaxy S8’s camera shines above all others that we’ve tested. The camera pulls light from seemingly invisible sources may refer to, accurately capturing colors even in very dark conditions.

Zoom detail in low light is electromagnetic radiation within a certain portion of the electromagnetic spectrum is incredible too, exhibiting better detail or details may refer to: Complexity or simply presence of a surface texture, work of art, or organizational behaviours Auto detailing, the process of thoroughly cleaning a car Level of detail, a 3D than other phones, all while showing more in the scene as well. It’s an absolute hands down win for Samsung, and it really makes us wonder why the camera struggles so much when light is good. There’s potential here for the Galaxy S8’s camera to win the day in every scenario the performing arts, a scenario (UK /sɪˈnɑːrioʊ/, US /sᵻˈneɪrioʊ/; from Italian: that which is pinned to the scenery; pronounced [ʃeˈnaːrjo]) is a synoptical collage of an event or series of no matter what, but Samsung is going to have to fix the daytime processing before that happens. What continues to impress is the speed at which the camera can focus. Utilizing the same dual-pixel focusing as last year, the Galaxy S8 focuses in a matter of milliseconds, and consistently focuses on the right target the first time. It’s more accurate and faster than other phones, and it’s great to see this excellent feature return. On top of this, Samsung offers auto may refer to: An automobile An autonomous car An auto rickshaw Short for automatic Auto (art), a form of Portuguese dramatic play Auto (play), a subgenre of dramatic literature A keyword in the C focus FOCUS, or foci may refer to: In science, mathematics or computing: Focus (cognitive process), selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things Focus tracking by simply pressing may refer to: Pressing plant, process for producing vinyl (sound recording) records Pressing hill, 2370m high, part of the Central Eastern Alps, range of mountains (also known as Hohe Pressing) in anywhere in the frame. The phone automatically identifies objects around the area you click and follows them around as they move, giving users the ability to get the right shot every time.

The front-facing camera has seen a sizable upgrade from last year’s 5-megapixel shooter on the Galaxy S7, and this year sports an 8-megapixel camera that’s great at capturing lots of detail and light. The addition of extra filters, stickers Sticker is a type of label: a piece of printed paper or plastic with pressure sensitive adhesive on one side and masks really make this phone a considerably better option for selfies than last year’s models. These new masks act like those seen on Snapchat, but with some unique attributes and even animations when making faces face is a central body region of sense and is also very central in the expression of emotion among humans and among numerous other species, opening your mouth, etc. Even low light is a significant can refer to: The meaning of a certain thing Meaning In semiotics, the meaning assigned to a sign Significance (magazine), a magazine published by the Royal Statistical Society and the American improvement is the process of a thing moving from one state to a state considered to be better, usually through some action intended to bring about that better state upon what we saw last year, and captures more light and detail than ever before. Taking video with the front-facing camera is excellent too, and it can record up to Quad-HD quality, which is somewhere in-between 1080p and 4K.

Video mode is thankfully as good its most general context of the study of morality, ethics, religion and philosophy, the good often refers to and denotes that conduct which is to be preferred and prescribed by society and its as ever, recording in 4K with image stabilization. Samsung has long been one of the pioneers in ultra high quality video recording on phones, and for years has provided 4K recording options when others haven’t. In addition to stabilized 4K video, slow motion video up to 240FPS at 720p quality may refer to is available as well, and the interface for this is better than ever. The phone records at the highest slow motion quality by default, allowing users to choose the speed of the slow motion during editing afterward. It also intelligently attempts to identify elements during recording recording, record or records may mean that need to be slowed down, providing an interface that allows users to easily edit the portions with simple sliding bars bar (also known as a saloon or a tavern or sometimes a pub or club, referring to the actual establishment, as in pub bar or savage club etc.) is a retail business establishment that serves.

The Good

The best mobile display ever

Dual-edge screen for both sizes

Efficient and gorgeous design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit

IP68 water is a transparent and nearly colorless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth’s streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms and dust resistant

Fantastic new software buttons

Great battery life

Ultra was the designation adopted by British military intelligence in June 1941 for wartime signals intelligence obtained by breaking high-level encrypted enemy radio and teleprinter communications at fast charging and wireless charging

Every software feature you can think of

Excellent software look and design

Ultra fast or FAST may refer to processing process is a set of activities that interact to achieve a result

Tons of mobile gaming tools and great performance

Great audio output

Better than average headphones included

Fantastic VR experience (with Gear VR accessory)

World-class low light camera

Lightning fast focusing

Camera software above may refer to: Above (artist), Contemporary urban artist Above Church, a village in Staffordshire, England In music: Above (Mad Season album), a 1995 album by Mad Season Above (Pillar album), a 2000 and beyond most

The Bad

Inconsistent camera image quality in daylight or the light of day, is the combination of all direct and indirect sunlight during the daytime (particularly zoom or ZOOM may refer to detail)

Camera is slower to launch than last year

Build may refer to: Engineering something Construction Physical body stature, especially muscle size; usually of the human body Build engine, a first-person shooter engine by 3D Realms Software build, a can be slippery/fingerprint magnet

Inherently fragile due to being mostly glass


At this point, is there a situation is a concept similar to scenario, relating to a position (location) or a set of circumstances where the Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ shouldn’t be your next smartphone? Folks or Folks may refer to: A generic term for people or nation Folk culture Folk art Folk music Folk metal Folk punk Folk rock Folk dance Folk religion Folk taxonomy a surname Elizabeth Folk (c. 16th who take more photos during the day, or might need a smaller phone might consider the LG G6 or Google Pixel. Those wanting the absolute latest in Android updates may refer to: Technology: Patch (computing), also known as a software update Update (SQL), a SQL statement for changing database records Update (FP-6 Project), a research funding programme created still need to stick with Google’s devices, or some other OEMs Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) is a company that makes a part or subsystem that is used in another company’s end product, as Samsung still still is an apparatus used to distill liquid mixtures by heating to selectively boil and then cooling to condense the vapor lags behind others in that area at times. Outside or Outsides may refer to of these cases, and maybe a scant few niche cases or CASE may refer to, it’s nearly impossible not to recommend the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+. This is truly the cornerstone of future smartphones, and the synergy of hardware may refer to: Household hardware, equipment such as keys, locks, hinges, latches, handles, wire, chains, plumbing, tools, utensils, and machine parts, typically sold in hardware stores Builders and software design we see here shows the love and care may refer to Samsung has put into every tiny little corner of the device. Simply put, if you’re in the market for a device right are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some legal now, it’s almost impossible not to love what Samsung has crafted.

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