While this all sounds well and good, Kuo doesn't have particularly high expectations for Samsung's incoming flagship duo, predicting that Samsung will see weaker demand for the Galaxy S8 than it did for last year's Galaxy S7. The popularity of devices like Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and the most recent Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have carried forward the legacy of Samsung - bringing home a great consumer experience.
The battery life claim is also interesting as many leaks and rumours have it that the battery will remain unchanged from the S7 in the new phone.
In a time like, leading Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI was reported as saying that Galaxy S8 will struggle to outsell the pervious model in the range.
According to the report, Samsung had hoped that Synaptics' technology, which relies upon technology baked into the glass to scan a fingerprint, would ultimately deliver a reliable alternative to physical fingerprint sensors.
The pricing for the new S8 series is not clear yet, we can only speculate that it will be in the same region as Samsung's biggest competition, Apple. Under the hood, the smartphones will be powered by the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, making them the first set of smartphones to run the processor. In Korean and Chinese markets, the smartphones will have 6GB of RAM; in all other markets, they will only come with 4GB of RAM. The Black colored variant has been seen in different leaked images.
According to Ausdroid, the Galaxy S8 will launch in the country in three colors - black, silver and gold. Along with that Galaxy S8 is predicted to sell 40-45-million units which is lower than Galaxy S7, which sold 52 million units.
Many experts have expressed concerns that placing the fingerprint sensor next to the rear camera could cause users to accidentally smudge the camera lens while trying to unlock the device.
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