Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Launched: Best Specifications and Features Loaded By Rida | Mar 30, 2017 12:56 PM EDT Samsung has finally unveiled the most awaited flagships Galaxy S8 and S8+ today. The Smartphones which were rumored from more than six months hits the tech market today closing all speculations and anticipations for fans and industry alike. Both the smartphones will go on sale starting from April 21, 2017. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ comes in Midnight Black, Orchid Grey, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold color options. The amazingly built Smartphone carries best aesthetic appeal when compared to all the smartphones released by Samsung before. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Specifications The Samsung Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8-inch QHD+ (1440x2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The company claims that the Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first device to be certified by the UHD Alliance as Mobile HDR Premium. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ sports a 6.2-inch QHD+ display with same type and resolution. Watch video The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones are powered by the latest chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad) in the US. It is reported that the most of the other global markets will get the Exynos 8895 SoC (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad) processor. The processor is coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of on-board storage with an option of further expansion up to 256GB via microSD card. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones sport a 12-megapixel 'Dual Pixel' rear camera with optical image stabilization feature and an 8-megapixel front camera with autofocus feature. The Samsung Galaxy S8 measures 148.9x68.1x8mm and is equipped with 3000mAh battery with wireless charging and fast charging support. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S8+ measures 159.5x73.4x8.1mm and is equipped with 3500mAh battery with wireless charging and fast charging support. Also, it is reported that the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ comes with new high-performance earphones tuned by AKG by Harman in the box. The company claims that the earphones will have a "comfortable hybrid canal fit for better noise cancellation", and that will be made from the anti-tangle metal-fabric material. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Features Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ features the new development from the company in the field of a virtual assistant. The smartphones will be featuring the new Samsung digital assistant 'Bixby.' This new feature will take up the existing digital assistants in the tech market like the Apple's Siri, Google Assistant, Microsoft Cortana and Amazon's Alexa. Both the smartphones are IP68 certified for dust and water resistance and run on Samsung's own UI based Android 7.0 Nougat. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ features an iris scanner to unlock the phone, verify Samsung account and has other various types of uses. Also, the fingerprint scanner is located at the back and facial recognition is also featured inside the smartphones programmed for various important tasks of users. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones come with Samsung DeX feature which allows users to use the Smartphone like a computer by docking it to monitor, keyboard, and mouse.