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Video Shows Samsung Galaxy S8 In Action

samsung galaxy s8 leak

Just one more week to go until the star of this year’s Samsung phone lineup will be up for testing. Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will be revealed on March 29 but if you’re too curious to wait until then, check out this video to see the smartphone in action #mobilemagic

Slashleaks managed to grab a Galaxy S8 unit and play with it for a couple of seconds. The major takeaway from the clip below is the fact that, indeed, the fingerprint reader didn’t get the chance to hide under the front glass. Instead, it’s going to help you authenticate from a neat place next to the camera, on the back of the device:

The UI and overall design looks exactly as we’ve seen in previous renders which makes this phone a mighty pretty one. It also seems pretty comfortable to handle, but let’s not forget this is the standard version; the phablet is a different discussion.

Unfortunately, it attracts smudges like there’s no tomorrow, since the back of the device is made of glass, not aluminum. This particularity can be see in the latest leaked images: 

galaxy s8 leaks front back

There’s also a picture that suggests the camera’s bokeh capability, a feature that since being introduced by Apple on iPhone 7 Plus it inspired several manufacturers to offer it, too (Huawei, Google):

samsung galaxy s8 camera bokeh

 

Here’s everything else we know about the upcoming release:

What do you think? Can it win the title of “smartphone of the year”?

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