Wednesday Poll: Buying the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+?

It’s time to weigh in with your official vote over whether or not you plan to buy the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+. We know the price. We know the release date. We know the features. We know the specs. We know almost everything we can know without doing a full review.

So tell us, are you buying the Galaxy S8 or S8+?

Buying the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+?

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Video: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ First Look and Tour!

We’re back from the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launch event and boy did we spend some time with each phone. The event had plenty of phones for everyone to take for a spin, so that’s what you’ll get here in this first look and tour video.

We will have some deeper first impressions and thoughts later on, but I will say that the phones are quite surprising in hand. I say “surprising” because with their extra large displays, they do not in any way feel extra large. If anything, they feel like ultra-premium slim packages that might wow your mind with those Infinity AMOLED panels.  (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Specs (Official)

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have gone official at its Unpacked events in New York City and London. That, of course, also means we finally have official official specs to share with you. Not that much of this is a surprise at this point, but it’s all here for you to drool over.

The Galaxy S8 sports a large 5.8-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, while the Galaxy S8+ will feature a 6.2-inch panel of the same resolution. Each phone also runs a Snapdragon 835 processor in the US with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. They’ll feature 12MP (f/1.7) rear cameras, 8MP front cameras, USB Type-C ports, and the latest version of Samsung’s skin on top of Android Nougat.

The rest of the details can be had below.  (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S8 Unpacked Live Blog!

You ready for it? Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Unpacked event is finally here. We’ll get all of the official goods from Samsung in a couple of hours at live events being hosted in both New York City and London.

Tim and I are in attendance in New York, but we’ve got a live stream embed for you below to watch along with us, plus a chat since we’ll be live blogging today’s happenings. Our live blogs are always a good time, especially when a big Samsung event is the topic.

The Unpacked event kicks off at 11AM Eastern (8AM Pacific). You can watch it below.  (more…)