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Samsung fans who have been waiting to get their hands on a smartphone with a dual camera setup might be getting their wish earlier than the release of the Galaxy Note 8.

It was originally expected that the Galaxy S8 will come with the feature, but the smartphone was released without a dual camera. Users then expected that Samsung will instead incorporate the camera upgrade in its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8.

The First Samsung Dual Camera Phone May Not Be The Galaxy Note 8

Samsung initially planned to include a dual camera on the Galaxy S8, but a report from December 2016 claimed that the company gave up on the idea. The report turned out to be true, as the Galaxy S8 was unveiled with a 12 MP rear camera instead of the rumored 12 MP and 13 MP dual cameras.

The logical assumption was that if Samsung was not able to get the dual camera setup into the Galaxy S8, then the company would instead introduce the feature into the Galaxy Note 8, which is its next flagship smartphone.

However, according to a prolific leaker who goes by the handle mmddj_china on Twitter, the Galaxy Note 8 will not be the first Samsung smartphone with a dual camera. Instead, the feature will first be introduced in an upcoming Galaxy C device.

The leaker followed up the tweet with a hand-drawn sketch that places the dual cameras in a vertical arrangement at the center of the smartphone’s back. The sketch does not really evoke confidence in the rumor, but Samsung’s decision to roll out dual cameras outside of its flagship smartphone lines is certainly a plausible move.

One of the major selling points of Galaxy S device has been their groundbreaking cameras, which has so far reduced the need for a second lens module to improve the quality of pictures. However, features such as the Portrait Mode of Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus is not possible with just a single lens.

Introducing dual cameras into the Galaxy S8 may have been seen as a risk, especially with how Samsung relies on the smartphone to pull it out of the controversy generated by the Galaxy Note 7. Launching dual cameras outside the flagship Galaxy lines would allow Samsung to work out certain issues before introducing the feature into the Galaxy Note 8.

Next Samsung Galaxy C Smartphone Specs

Aside from the information that the next Galaxy C smartphone will feature dual cameras, there is not much else known about the device. The missing model number means that we have no idea on how big the display of the device will be, and there is no information on what kind of dual cameras will be fitted into the smartphone.

Rumors, however, claim that the next Galaxy C smartphone will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660. Qualcomm has not yet officially unveiled the chipset, but reports claim that it will be a mid-range version of the Snapdragon 835 with the same cores but less powerful GPU. The Galaxy C device is also said to be coming with a metallic body featuring antenna grooves similar to the Galaxy C9 Pro.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 is a pricey flagship phone for a reason: it packs several premium hardware under its hood. But what if we can expose these expensive parts for everyone to see?

A YouTuber named JerryRigEverything is popular for “rigging” gadgets and dismantling them to show the internal parts. For his latest video, instead of simply disassembling a device, he did something different: he created a clear back panel for the Samsung Galaxy S8.

The DIY video shows how to make a clear back panel for the Samsung Galaxy S8. Just a warning though: doing so will void the warranty, so caveat emptor!

Removing The Back Glass

The process is very simple but takes patience and careful execution. Samsung Galaxy S8 is a sturdy, well-built device so it cannot be dismantled that easily. So the user must use the necessary tools for this task. In the video, Jerry used a cutter, plastic wedge, and screwdriver. For the removal of the paint in the back panel, he used paint and epoxy remover and a piece of rag.

First, he removed the back glass panel of the phone. He heated the back side with a blow dryer to loosen the adhesive, then used a cutter to slice through the adhesive to remove the panel. (For an in-depth tutorial on Galaxy S8 teardown, watch his other video.)

The next step is to remove the camera frame and the fingerprint scanner stuck on the back panel. Using a cutter, he carefully removed the parts from the glass.

Clearing The Paint And Putting The Panel Back

The back glass is painted on the inside. As Jerry demonstrated, the paint cannot be removed by merely scratching it as it is stuck firmly on the glass. To do this, he used paint remover which can be bought from any local hardware store.

He sprayed the paint remover onto the painted side of the glass. The remover worked like acid that loosened and dissolved the paint. After a few minutes, he scraped off the paint carefully so he wouldn’t scratch the glass.

Afterwards, he removed the cloudy laminate on the glass (the paint sticks to the laminate). He peeled it off and then washed the glass to rinse the chemicals. The result: a solid, clear back glass. He cleaned it with a glass cleaner and left it to dry.

Next, he removed the back plate protecting the screws. To expose more of the parts, he completely removed the wireless charging port. Then he also cut half of the twin loudspeaker.

Finally, he put back the camera frame and fingerprint scanner using a double-sided adhesive tape. He reattached the fingerprint scanner pins using a plastic wedge. He also put tape along the side of the case before snapping the panel back in place.

Voila, a Samsung Galaxy S8 with a transparent back panel to boast its topnotch hardware!

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A new report from South Korea claims that Samsung is working on a smartphone display that will be curved not just at the sides, but also at the top and bottom.

Such a display will be a further improvement on the screen of the company’s recently released flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8. Will the next Samsung Galaxy smartphone feature the new screen?

Samsung Working On Screen That Curves On Four Sides

The report, published by South Korea’s ETNews, states that Samsung Display and LG Display are working together for the project to create a truly bezel-less display for smartphones.

By having the screen curved at all four sides and eliminating the top and bottom bezels, the screen-to-body ratio of a smartphone with such a display will be more than 98 percent. In comparison, the screen-to-body ratio of the Galaxy S8 is 83 percent.

However, the display will likely not be featured in a smartphone this year, as Samsung works to solve the main challenge in creating a screen that curves on all four sides.

The Challenge For Bezel-less Displays

Creating a truly bezel-less screen is not an easy feat. According to the report, the main challenge in the project lies in the lamination process that Samsung uses for its displays.

OLED panels go through a lamination process that introduces a protective layer to the screen, in addition to adding the touch film to the display. However, if the screen is curved on all four sides, the four corners of the display are rendered useless. This is because the current lamination process that Samsung uses will not allow the corners to register the touch of users.

According to one of ETNews’ sources, this challenge is also the reason why Apple decided to incorporate a flat OLED panel into its upcoming iPhone 8 instead of the previously rumored curved OLED screen.

Samsung and LG are now working to find a workaround for the problem. Samsung has given itself several months to improve its lamination process to work with a screen that curves on all sides, as the company is planning to unveil the display early next year.

However, in addition to the lamination process, Samsung may have to improve the durability of the screen, as more glass on the face of a smartphone means a higher surface area for a component that may shatter when dropped.

Such a time frame means that Samsung could be looking to incorporate a truly bezel-less display for the Galaxy S9.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Rolled Out

While Samsung is already working on technology that may be for the Galaxy S9, customers are still focused on getting the most out of the recently launched Galaxy S8.

Upgrading to the Galaxy S8, especially for Galaxy S6 users who will soon have their two-year contract expire, is a no-brainer, as the latest flagship Samsung smartphones packs more powerful specifications and improved features. One criticism against the Galaxy S8, however, is the location of the fingerprint sensor. Placed at the back of the device, users may find themselves smudging their camera lens more often than they would like when trying to reach for the sensor with their finger.

Samsung also made sure that the Galaxy S8 is safe from exploding batteries, as the company looks to move away from the stigma left by the controversial Galaxy Note 7.

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 aims to redefine the traditional smartphone design and format, and all elements it carries help achieve that goal: it’s Infinity Display, a gorgeous screen that’s nearly bezel-less; a lustrous glass back panel that delivers a visual oomph with its ever-changing ombre; and well, the lack of any carrier logos.

No More Carrier Logos On The Back Of Samsung Galaxy S8

Yes, regardless of which carrier you”ll get the Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus from, they won’t come with the respective logos on the front — there’s just no space — or even on the back.

U.S. Android smartphone owners, especially those under mobile contracts, usually have phones with carrier logos printed on the body. T-Mobile and Sprint have largely gravitated away from this of late, but Verizon and AT&T have so far been relentless with their own stamps.

But with the Galaxy S8, there’s nada. No Verizon or AT&T logo to be seen. Just the gorgeous back, and along it the Samsung logo, the Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus imprint, and some subtle certification stamps down the nether area.

Apple, for the record, has always been staunchly against imprinting third-party brands on its iPhone devices. Perhaps Samsung took note and decided to follow suit, thinking that carrier logos shouldn’t tamper with the gorgeous design of its newest flagships.

Carrier Splash Screens Are Still A Thing, Though

It’s different on the software side, however. Samsung hasn’t escaped carrier branding when booting up the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Power them on and you’ll meet the respective splash screens of carriers, alongside carrier-related bloatware preinstalled. But at least these splash screens are only nuisances for a short time.

So there you go. No matter which carrier you buy the Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus from, you’ll still get an untampered design, just like everybody else who’ll purchase it will.

Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus

The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are Samsung’s latest flagship pair, announced late March and hitting shelves April 21. It’s Samsung’s latest comeback effort after the Note 7, which will go down in history as the most fiery phone Samsung had to offer — in the most literal sense of the word.

The Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED curved Infinity Display with a resolution of 2,960 x 1,440 at 570 ppi. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal storage, and a 3,000 mAh battery.

On the back of the device is a 12-megapixel dual pixel camera with optical image stabilization. It can record 4K video at 30 fps, 1080p video at 60 fps, and slow motion 720p video at 240 fps. On the front is an 8-megapixel camera for selfies.

For a full specs list of the two handsets, check out our previous article covering the unveiling.

What do you think about the lack of carrier logos on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus? Feel free to sound off in the comments section below!

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The 2017 mains of Samsung — Galaxy S8+ and the Galaxy S8 — are smashing sales records all over the planet. Similar to South Korea, all leading preorder records are breaking for Galaxy S8+ and the brand new Galaxy S8.

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Preorders of both the newest Samsung smartphones have outpaced its forerunners, in the USA with a powerful double digit increase of around 10 percent. This really is an encouraging indication for Samsung compared to the Galaxy S7 lineup, as both smartphones boast a higher price point.

The preorders for the Galaxy S8+ along with the Galaxy S8 in the USA went in March along with the smartphones are set to reach the shelves on April 21.

Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus Smash Preorder Records

“The bulk of consumers have been choosing the Galaxy S8+,” said Samsung in an e-mail to CNBC.

Another interesting preorder craze is the prevalence of the Midnight Black color over specifically Arctic Silver, other available colours and Orchid Gray.

Both the Galaxy S8+ along with the Galaxy S8 are doing well in South Korea.

This reveals a taste for the larger smartphone in the area, just like in the USA.

For the time being, the special variant Galaxy S8+ is restricted to South Korea.

Galaxy Note 7 Debacle Not Changing The Folks

Individuals were eagerly awaiting a main handset from Samsung, following the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. Furthermore, following the earnings losses the business incurred mainly because of the debacle is riding on the success of Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 +.

Happily for Samsung, the preorders of Galaxy S8+ and the Galaxy S8 propose the Galaxy Note 7 mishap hasn’t affected people’s view of the organization.

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First there was the hoopla, then out came the cellphone.

Samsung has established the very first TV advertisement for its latest flagship, the Galaxy S8. The TV spot emphasizes the signature attribute, the curved infinity screen of the mobile. The advertising also stresses the message about breakage obstacles of the Galaxy S8.

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 established on March 29 packaged with new features such as the infinity screen, Bixby AI helper, and Bluetooth 5.0.

‘Breaking Out’ Galaxy S8 TVC

The TVC does not talk about the various specs of the mobile, except for its attribute infinity screen. Additionally, it doesn’t bash its opponents like Apple, which Samsung did years past. This time, Samsung focuses on its worldwide effort of breaking obstacles, emphasized by its own motto hashtag “#DoWhatYouCant.”

The TVC is easy and merely a minute long. In a sequence, it reveals a young drummer boy a woman fighter, an African tribal teenager, a football-playing grandpa, along with a group of dancing that is millennials.

Ultimately, the last obstacle is broken, exhibiting the Galaxy S8 with its bezel- infinity screen.

Samsung’s worldwide effort is spearheaded by Leo Burnett (with digital attempts by R/GA).

Samsung’s #DoWhatYouCant Effort

On the eve of the launch of the Galaxy S8, an advertisement was released by Samsung for its other merchandise, the Samsung Gear VR. The advertisement features an ostrich.

The advertising proved to be a viral hit, counting and earning 10 million perspectives. The spot emphasized Samsung’s worldwide effort “Do What You Can Not.”

Galaxy S8 Infinity Display

Samsung defeat against its opponents in releasing the very first bezel-less, edge-to-border screen on a smartphone. The iconic house display that is physical is gone, in addition to the fingerprint scanner, which was put in the rear.

The resolution is additionally WQHD+ with the alternative to change to 1080p.

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Galaxy S8 Called Sales

The analyzer has predicted the Galaxy S8 cargoes are going to be.

Kuo implies that it’s the fact Galaxy S8 will reach the shelves substantially later compared to the Galaxy S7, for all those wondering what is going to result in the faux pas in sales. While the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are anticipated to reach the shelves on April 28, instead of April 21 the latter released in March 2016.

Interestingly, Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 border outsold Galaxy S6 edge and the Galaxy S6 in the very first month itself, but judging by the evaluation of Kuo, the future appears not so promising for the Galaxy S8.

Should We Consider Kuo?

Samsung looks assured of its own new main when in comparison to the Galaxy S7 while Kuo has a lower sales prognosis for the Galaxy S8. The organization has allegedly doubled the very first cargo amount for Galaxy S8 Plus and the Galaxy S8 by 40 percent compared to Galaxy S7 border and the Galaxy S7.

Come April, this amount is anticipated to become 7.8 million.

Furthermore, analysts are expecting a higher demand for the Galaxy S8+ when when compared with the Galaxy S8 by the previous records of Samsung.

As the Galaxy Note 8 will debut in the 2nd half of the year, this can probably not be the situation for the Galaxy S8.

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Samsung destroyed many hearts when it declared that its forthcoming main smartphone the Galaxy S8 wouldn’t find an MWC launching. It was in the news again quite recently when the leaves of the approaching main leaked online.

Analysts say that its sib Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus would do with regard to sales than Galaxy S8.

Galaxy Flagship Smartphones Past Sales Records

During the launching of Galaxy S6 advantage and Galaxy S6, in 2015, Samsung made a serious miscalculation.

The entire premise turned out to be a total wreck and it became apparent that folks were interested in purchasing the premium and fashionable Galaxy S6 advantage over the Galaxy S6, because of the superior version’s double- screen that was curved.

As it didn’t produce enough Galaxy S6 advantage handsets to satisfy the tremendous demand, owing to this little blunder, Samsung lost out on lots of prospective sales. Per reports, both the associates that were retail and carrier associates demanded more of Galaxy S6 advantage compared to the Galaxy S6.

Estimated computations say that 70 percent of Galaxy S7 sales were credited to Galaxy S7 edge

Galaxy S8 Plus vs Galaxy S8

With Samsung gearing up to start Galaxy S8 Plus and the Galaxy S8, the rivalry will be a little challenging this time as both the smartphones will purportedly be featuring a double-border curved screen and characteristics that are similar.

The single facet which might discern both versions might be the screen sizes.

Samsung, predicated on its Galaxy smartphone encounters that are previous, will be expecting the Galaxy S8 Plus outsells S8 to the Galaxy. But, the very fact that both versions may place nearly indistinguishable attributes may make this year’s sales forecasts a little crafty.

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Great news for most Samsung Galaxy S7 edge enthusiasts that are searching for a great deal on the handset.

Amazon has produce a unique one day offer that marks down the cost of the smartphone by 21 percent.

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Any Caveats?

The seller says the smartphone isn’t going to come at any guarantee.

That the smartphone WOn’t have some guarantee is uncertain as the consumer might have to pay out of pocket for any dilemmas that are incurring since the same will not be covered by Samsung.

Furthermore, since this is the form that is international, it’s the Exynos-established version of the Galaxy S7 border and not the Snapdragon 820 one.

Just How To Purchase?

To buy the Galaxy S7 edge from the e retailer, those interested can click on this link and avail the small period offer. The smartphone was in the time of writing so race before the deal expires in stock.

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The South Korean technology business recently supplied a very detailed report as to some of its own Note 7 units began exploding, causing the business to recall its main mobile last year.

In the interim,, while lots of folks are awaiting the Galaxy S8 to establish, bargains Galaxy S7 border, on the present main, have surfaced on eBay.

In case you are looking to make the most of the lower- here are just two awesome prices from eBay

Wonderful eBay Prices On Samsung S7 Edge

The seller provides the cellphone since the silver form is the sole one being offered for the cellphone on the official site of Samsung in black, white, silver, and gold forms, which is excellent.

Seller is never offering another amazing 32 GB Galaxy S7 advantage deal never-msrp.

The phones are brand brand new and unopened.

Samsung S7 Edge Attributes

Despite the recent fiasco of its maker, the Samsung Galaxy S7 advantage is still one of the top smartphones outside in the marketplace now.

The telephone ‘s mix of layout that is curved and consistently-on display is definitely gorgeous. Its Superb AMOLED 2,560 x 1,440 QHD resolution enables is a pleasant touch.! waterproof functionality the shades to really pop on the display, and the additional

The Galaxy S7 border cellphone will be a terrific purchase despite the influx of main cellphones which are about to be dropped in the marketplace this year.

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