Samsung simply launched two of probably the most hyped telephones of 2017, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus. Not solely are these the state-of-the-art telephones on the Android market, they’re additionally a shot throughout the bows of Samsung’s greatest rival within the smartphone enterprise, Apple. The iPhone has regarded the identical for 3 years in a row now whereas Samsung has iterated and improved its telephones by leaps and bounds annually. So even earlier than the brand new S8 and S8 Plus telephones have been launched, the iPhone was trying just a little dated. It is not simply the design both. Samsung managed to make the S7 waterproof even with the three.5mm headphone jack whereas Apple’s declare that they needed to ditch the jack to offer the iPhone 7 water resistance made it sound like they’d been out-engineered by Samsung. To make issues worse, the brand new Galaxy flagships from Samsung make even the design of the iPhone look dated. iPhones have by no means had the perfect display to physique ratios, with their enormous chins and foreheads on their telephones, whereas Samsung has been working at shrinking the bezels on their telephones as a lot as attainable for the previous couple of years.
The tip outcomes is that the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus circumstances are each barely bigger than the display itself. The unbelievable 18.5:9 ratio display may take just a little getting used to and apps and the working system should be tweaked to make finest use of all the additional actual property. Nevertheless, what makes it even worse is that the newest Galaxy telephones make the iPhone 7 look dated and old style, an enormous insult for a corporation that not too way back sued Samsung for copying their design language.
An excessive amount of display to make use of safely?
Which brings us to the unique query posed at first of this piece. Do the brand new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have an excessive amount of display? Once we say an excessive amount of display, we imply an excessive amount of for use and carried round in your hand and pocket with out the knowledge that you’ll destroy the telephones when you drop them even as soon as. Additionally, when you do use one of many many Galaxy S8 circumstances or designer S8 Plus covers which are obtainable on-line from sellers, are you primarily ruining what’s an important characteristic? There are actually 1000’s of designer circumstances obtainable on-line for the brand new telephones already, although the telephones aren’t even obtainable around the globe but.
Case makers are even permitting folks to create a customized case for the Samsung telephone that they can not even purchase but, in most nations. Consumers of Samsung’s newest flagship telephones are simply going to should determine for themselves whether or not they need to reside life on the sting or shield their very costly new telephones with a protecting case.