Samsung to update software over 'red screen' smartphone

The Samsung's new flagship phone is considered the best Android device that was launched this year. Supply constraints stood in the way and likely one of the reasons why Samsung opted to release the Galaxy S8 and S8+ later than usual. But can the Mi 6 really beat the Galaxy S8? So far the Galaxy S8 has been met with positive reviews and high praises, and it looks like Samsung might not be wasting any time and could be getting the Galaxy S9 ready. Since the Galaxy S8 lacks a physical home button, taking a screenshot is a little different than on older Samsung phones and there are multiple ways to do it.

Galaxy S8 features the latest Snapdragon 835 that's based on the 10 nano-meter manufacturing technology boasting 27 percent faster processing as well as a significant 30 percent jump in efficiency. However, SquareTrade noted that the Galaxy S8 was the first phone they have tested that "cracked on the first drop on all sides".

The smartphone maker needs a smooth start for the S8 to help win back consumer trust, following its costly recall past year of 3 million Galaxy Note 7 devices due to overheating batteries.

Customers who received Samsung's new flagship phone were less than happy to find that their devices displayed a peculiar red tinge. The handsets are both running on the high-powered Qualcomm QCOM Snapdragon 835 processor. While spending almost £700 on a phone can easily be seen as an expensive purchase, it could be seen as relatively cheap, considering what Samsung is claimed to pay to build each phone.

The CAT-16 LTE radio allows the new Galaxy phone to aggregate three carriers of up to 20MHz each. IHS Markit says that the phone costs $43 more to make compared to the Galaxy S7. "Keep in mind that gigabit speeds are a best-case scenario and that a user's real-world experience will be limited to what mobile networks can provide".

One of the nicer things in the S8's software is the ability to make the edges of the screen light up when a notification comes in. Besides, LG and HTC have no power to match the potentials of Samsung on its work for Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.

The larger 128GB/6GB RAM version is proving to be the most successful.

The Galaxy S8 includes a pretty great pair of earbuds. The Samsung NAND flash memory and DRAM on the S8 come in at a cost of $41.50. It'll be interesting to see how Samsung chooses to compete against the iPhone this year. Samsung has said preorder sales for the highly anticipated smartphone were higher than those of its earlier model, the Galaxy S7.

Samsung is expected to trim down the battery capacity of the refurbished Galaxy Note 7.

The 12MP primary camera was able to capture great quality images, even if it wasn't as impressive as the iPhone 7 Plus's camera setup.

On the back is a 12-megapixel camera, and on the front is a 8-megapixel selfie camera.

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