10 Reasons Samsung's Rumored Galaxy S8 Will Be a Worthwhile Buy

10 Reasons Samsung's Rumored Galaxy S8 Will Be a Worthwhile Buy
The Galaxy S8 Will Have Large Screens
It Will Have the Most Powerful Mobile Processor on the Market
It Will Run Android Nougat
Stylus Support Will Be Nice
The Screen Will Entirely Cover the Handset's Face
There's the Promise of Reliable Batteries
The S8 Will Include a Virtual Assistant
Everyone Wants a Better Camera
Samsung Is Improving Mobile Security
Galaxy S8 Gets Samsung Back Into the Big-Screen Handset Game
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10 Reasons Samsung's Rumored Galaxy S8 Will Be a Worthwhile Buy

The ill-fated Samsung Galaxy Note7 was a financial and PR disaster. Will the rumored Galaxy S8 come with the right stuff to bring smartphone users back to Samsung? 

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The Galaxy S8 Will Have Large Screens

Samsung's Galaxy S8 will reportedly have big screens. The “smaller” of the two could feature a screen size of around 5.8 inches. The larger of the models, likely called the Galaxy S8 Plus, could ship with a 6.2-inch screen.

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It Will Have the Most Powerful Mobile Processor on the Market

Samsung's Galaxy S8 is expected to be the most powerful handset in the mobile market when it ships, and it could hold that distinction for a few weeks at least. That's because the Galaxy S8 will be the first smartphone at launch equipped with Qualcomm's latest generation Snapdragon 835 processor, which promises to be tops in processing speed, power efficiency and more. While other mobile devices will eventually be equipped with the Snapdragon 835, they likely won't ship until May at the earliest.

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It Will Run Android Nougat

The Galaxy S8 will ship with Google's latest mobile operating system, Android Nougat. Additionally, Samsung will offer the latest version of its own Android skin, complete with a more intuitive user interface, improved applications and better performance. The Galaxy S8's software should be a real selling point.

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Stylus Support Will Be Nice

After the Galaxy Note7's recall last year, Samsung had a lot of extra S Pens in stock. This stylus might find its way to the Galaxy S8. According to several rumors, Samsung's next high-end handset will come with S Pen support to write on the screen and enter data into applications.

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The Screen Will Entirely Cover the Handset's Face

Samsung's Galaxy S8 might be one of the first devices to launch with what many analysts are calling a next-generation design. Specifically, the device could come with a screen that covers nearly all of the smartphone's face. This means the old physical home button has been eliminated to make room for the bigger screens.

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There's the Promise of Reliable Batteries

Samsung is said to be working on a high-efficiency battery that will last more than a day on a single charge and will be capable of rapid recharging. The Galaxy S8 will also be the first device to benefit from Samsung's new battery-safety regulations following the Galaxy Note7's disastrous battery failures. Look for Samsung's Galaxy S8 to offer some of the best battery performance on the market.

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The S8 Will Include a Virtual Assistant

Samsung is planning to catch up in the artificial-intelligence market with the Galaxy S8. According to several reports, the company is planning to offer a feature called Bixby, a new virtual assistant that will compete with Siri and Cortana. According to reports, Bixby will be activated by a physical button on the Galaxy S8's side to search the web, make to do lists and book appointments.

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Everyone Wants a Better Camera

Nearly all reports say Samsung is planning a big improvement to the Galaxy S8's camera. The rear-facing camera will come with a 12-megapixel sensor, but should offer 4K video recording, higher-quality photos and perhaps even dual-lens support. On the front, Samsung will offer a nicer camera for selfies.

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Samsung Is Improving Mobile Security

Samsung has made some of the biggest strides in improving security in the mobile market. The company has invested heavily in its Knox security platform and has used encryption to safeguard user data. Samsung is expected to do the same in the Galaxy S8 and ensure data security across the board.

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Galaxy S8 Gets Samsung Back Into the Big-Screen Handset Game

Samsung's big screen Note7 was popular with smartphone buyers. Its demise meant Samsung hasn't had a big screen handset on in its model lineup since last fall. It's counting on a big-screen Galaxy S8 being just as popular with buyers while delivering the kind of reliability and high-end features that will make smartphone buyers forget about the Note7.

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