Samsung’s Galaxy S8+ has topped Consumer Reports’ smartphone rating beating the likes of the LG G6 and the iPhone 7. The handset’s smaller sibling, the Galaxy S8, came in second, with the LG G6 and iPhone 7 Plus following it.
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Even before the Samsung Galaxy S8 was officially launched, hackers found a way to bypass its facial recognition system. Now, hackers of the Chaos Computer Club in Germany have managed to fool the iris recognition system on Samsung’s latest flagship as well.
Reducing bezels is a major focus for many smartphone manufacturers at this point, and even Apple has been rumored to be dropping them in a big way for its upcoming iPhone 8.
With the iPhone 7 last year, Apple gave the camera setup on its iPhones a huge upgrade. The dual-camera setup on the iPhone 7 Plus was also very innovative as Apple managed to offer 2x optical zoom on the handset without making it thick like many other Android smartphones out there.
iPhones have long been considered to have the best camera on a smartphone. Over the last couple of years though, Samsung, LG and Google have made huge strides to ensure that the cameras in their smartphone remarkable as well.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Pre-Orders ‘Best Ever’ In Company’s History; US Pre-orders 30 Percent Higher Than Galaxy S7
Samsung has announced that its pre-order number for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the ‘best ever’ in its history. The total pre-order numbers for the handsets are 30 percent higher than the Galaxy S7, which was the previous best selling flagship Galaxy smartphone in the company’s history.
Last year, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7, which, despite what would eventually become of it, was hailed as simply one of the best smartphones you could buy before the end of 2016.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is among the most popular Android smartphones to be released this year. With the S8, Samsung managed to beat Apple to launch a phone with a bezel-less design. What about its performance though? How does the Galaxy S8 stack against Apple’s six months old flagship, the iPhone 7 Plus?