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Real image of Samsung Galaxy S8 Leaks: Tough Competition for Xiaomi Mi MIX

by Habeeb Onawole 5

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is going to play a major role in helping Samsung salvage a large chunk of its reputation. While the whole world is eager to know and see what Samsung is planning, the company is trying its possible best to prevent further details from leaking. But we do not think it’s recording much success as what is said to be a real image of the upcoming phone surfaced online recently.

The image is of a Samsung phone with gold chrome bezels that are considerably smaller than what you have on the S7 and S7 Edge. The physical home button is also absent and the display is curved on both sides. It doesn’t look like the S8 could get any realer than this and Xiaomi’s Mi MIX better prepare for some competition.

Galaxy S8 Real Image

Rumors going round say the Galaxy S8 will feature 8GB of RAM which is double that of last year’s flagships; and also have UFS 2.1 storage. There is also mention of it being available in two sizes: a 5-inch variant and a larger 6-inch model presumed to be called the Galaxy S8 Plus and probably aimed at fans of the Galaxy Note series.

The image above shares some design similarities to a render( below) that was leaked earlier although we would have loved this leak more if it were black.

galaxy-s8-render

Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date

Samsung usually announces its flagship during Mobile World Congress but this year is going to be different. It is expected to delay it further by a couple of months and hold a separate launch event for it in New York.

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Latest report from Samsung’s home country says the Galaxy S8 will be released on the 18th of April although an unveiling ceremony will have been carried out in Late March or Early April before the April 18 Global release. A separate report also says that Samsung will start mass production of the phone in March which sounds pretty late if it is indeed going to be released in April. Do note that the dates have not been confirmed so you might want to take this with a pinch of salt.

(Sources: 1 & 2)

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  • greg

    It is chinese language on the screen of that image ?

  • Wolvie

    If samsung price is so much higher and Xiaomi can provide enough stock availability for its Mi MIX (and start selling to all oversea countries with same price as china) then we already know who is the winner.

    Problem IT WILL NEVER EVER HAPPEN lol

    • Raky_b

      For a price difference you would get Warranty and build quality… And MIX is not that cheap then Samsung’s devices.

  • Not bad.
    But I don’t like Samsungs. The colors are too fake, they always feel so plasticky, people seem to always shatter their screens (seriously, I’ve had a dozen of different Chines phones and I never broke a screen! (I got rid of them because I like to change things up)).
    But I’ve got to admit. If I would get to design a 2017 realizable phone, it might end up something a little like this.
    Though, currently I’m in love with the Huawei Mate 9 Pro. Need to figure out imports from Scandinavia for sure.

  • Lucky Ayer

    No fingerprint