This Might Be the First Proper Press Render of Galaxy S8 That We’ve Seen in a Long Time
The removal of the physical home button has given more freedom to Samsung in increasing the total screen real estate and as you can tell from the leaked press render of the Galaxy S8, it is far different than any other flagship smartphone from the manufacturer.
Various Soft Buttons Could Be Present on Galaxy S8 to Make up for Missing Home Button
The press render comes from the bowels of Twitter and Evan Blass has managed to provide you guys with yet another breathtaking Android flagship that definitely looks the part of a premium device and knowing how Samsung makes its high-end mobile devices, this one will probably feel like an expensive phone as well.
However, if you did not notice one critical detail then let us point it out for you; the flat screen version is not present nor even mentioned in the image. Evan Blass did not point out if this is the Galaxy S8 or its larger brother, the Galaxy S8 Plus, but if he wanted to point that out he probably would have. In other words, what this means is that you will have to pay a premium for each model because making a curved edge display will end up costing Samsung, and that cost will have to be paid by the customer in return.
Additionally, you might have to get used to the curved display since gripping it might be a problem for users who have been used to handling flat screen smartphones all the time. According to the specifications sheet, Galaxy S8 will feature a 5.8-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, while the Galaxy S8 Plus will be using the same Super AMOLED display tech, but will ship out with a much larger 6.2-inch panel.
I think this is what you've been waiting for. pic.twitter.com/FvYfsLOy0R
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) March 1, 2017
According to sources close to the matter, the release date of both phones is April 21 but that is going to take place in South Korea. What this means is that the phone will officially enter the United States during a later period, and we will be providing you with timely updates on the matter, including that upcoming announcement.