Having many endless rumours about the galaxy S8, it finally came out with abundant features that are very unique compared to other phones. Specs-Wise, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ comes with Snapdragon 835 processor with Exynos processor in other versions, 4GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, 12-megapixel dual pixel camera with LED Flash, 8-megapixel front camera and supports Android 7.0 Nougat.They are very identical except for their screen sizes and taking a glance at them here are some unique features we found.
5. Face recognition Passcode
If you need to access your own home screen very fast then no need to kind your passcode as normally done, or maybe await a sensor to examine your fingerprint. With the S8 Just stare at the front of your phone and Bumm!! it quickly unlocks within seconds. The S8 the front-facing digital camera has facial recognition technology allowing its users to unlock their device with their face. Having these features of face recognition, iris scanner and fingerprint sensors it means that it is an almost complete bio-metric technology device. The fingerprint sensor on the back, is an option that has end up popular on even the most low cost smartphones in the market.
4. Iris Scanner
Do you want to take your phone security a step further? If you don’t mind, Galaxy S8 has also included an iris scanner. Iris scanning is known to be one of the most secure forms of bio-metric authentication, because an iris pattern is practically impossible to duplicate. The S8 camera has a specific image filter which receives,transmits and recognizes the reflected image of the eye’s iris through a red Infrared LED light.
3. Desktop eXperience (DeX dock)
For those who like using smartphones for business, Samsung has made things easier with Desktop experience(DeX) station which allows the users to operate their smartphones while connected to the monitor. The DeX dock comes with two USB ports and HDMI port also so all you need is to connect your phone and other input devices to access everything and an interface similar to the Galaxy S8 is displayed. Everything in your phone is put on a whole larger display hence you can operate apps right from the DeX dock.
2. Special Assistant Bixby
Bixby artificial intelligence team claims to have built something better as compareed to the popularly known Google Assistant. Bixby can be triggered via a specific button located on the left side of the S8, or simply by saying “Bixby.” Currently there are 32 apps that are to be supported by Bixby but incase of third party apps Samsung might opt to use APIs to do the job. Once you launch the app it walks you through simple apps like reminders, gallery, Camera, Settings and contacts and unlike Google assistant, for this it can be completely controlled by voice commands without necessarily doing searches.
1. Infinity Display + WaterProof
The S8 sports an very gorgeous AMOLED display with curved rounded corners which really changes the feel of the phone on your palm. Moreso Samsung included another technology that will allow the user to press into the display so as to work as an actual home button. The Galaxy S8 has a 5.8-inch screen while the S8+ has a 6.2 inch with both having a screen ratio of 18.5 : 9. More insanely, with such a screen, Samsung managed to include IP68 ratings which means they are water resistant up to about 30 minutes at 5 meters depth of water. It is also dust proof just incase you visit the beach with it.