Still, as Samsung handset problems go, it's kind of a small one compared to last year's. Highlighting the displays are scaled-down bezels, leaving most of the screen area on the handsets dedicated to the screens. Just recently, it emerged that the phones' soft keys can easily be customized.
"Our ambition for Bixby is that it will evolve", said Mark Childs, chief brand officer at Samsung Canada, noting that Samsung aspires to voice assistant dominance and believes they can create a market-winning product. However it will only read your fingerprint and you won't have to press it. The front camera has been updated, the 8MP camera offers auto focus with face detection.
In a pretty weird twist, you'll also have to unbox your phone in store connect to the MS Store's Wi-Fi to get the apps. It has an 8 megapixel sensor and autofocus. The only difference is that the camera in the Micromax phone is at the centre of the rear panel.
Dex Mode: If you purchase a special Samsung Dex dock, you can transform your smartphone into a kind of desktop. Following that course of action, you just need to reboot your device and Bixby should be available by swiping left on your Home screen. There's also fast charging, which charges the S8 faster than normal.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 phone comes with 64GB of internal memory, which is also expandable. Colors include Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Artic Silver, and Maple Gold. The new phones will be rolled out starting April 21, Samsung announced. The regular Samsung Galaxy S8 is tagged at $725 while the bigger Samsung galaxy S8 Plus is priced at $825. How this experience will be different on the Microsoft Edition S8 remains to be seen. With the inclusion of the Microsoft version, users will now be able to access the full range of Office apps such as Word and Powerpoint, direct from the S8. Is that enough to get you to upgrade?