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Purported dimensions of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus surface online

Earlier today, a report surfaced online allegedly highlighting the precise dimensions of the much-anticipated Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. As expected, Samsung has been able to reduce the size of the bezels to squeeze big displays in compact devices. Based on GSMArena‘s calculations, the Galaxy S8 will feature a larger panel than the Galaxy S7 edge, while being roughly the same size as the Galaxy S7.

With regards to specific measurements, the Galaxy S8 is 140.14 x 72.20 x 7.30mm; slightly shorter and thinner than the current Galaxy S7, but also a little bit wider. However, there’s a good reason for the increase in width — the Galaxy S8 is rumored to sport a 5.7-inch curved screen, as opposed to the 5.1-inch flat display that can be found on its predecessor.

S8

The Galaxy S8 Plus, on the other hand, measures in at 152.38 x 78.51 x 7.94mm. Those who paid close attention to the detailed specifications of the Galaxy S7 edge when it launched last year will realize that its successor is actually believed to be taller and wider. Once again, that’s a result of the colossal 6.2-inch curved panel the handset is expected to pack.

To compensate for the increased width, Samsung has done its best to eliminate the bezels either side of the display, and reduce the ones found at the top and bottom of the devices — and based on the sketches, it looks like it’s done a good job. The firm has also purportedly ditched its beloved home button and capacitive navigation key arrangement in favor of on-screen buttons to save space.

S8 Plus

One thing doesn’t add up, though. The schematics appear to show the lack of a USB Type-C port (the units are sketched with microUSB 2.0), which doesn’t match up to what we’ve seen in leaked case renders and heard from our inside sources. For this reason, we think it’s best to take these dimensions with a hefty pinch of salt.

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maccyb
maccyb

Interesting. 140mm is only 5.5″in length so to fit a 5.7″diagonal screen size is definitely pointing to tiny bezels.

Note5IsBoss
Note5IsBoss

Without any questions I will be purchasing the S8Plus or S8EdgePlus on April 18th day one along with the GearS3 Frontier can’t wait.

Johnny Charles Grinter
Johnny Charles Grinter

Exactly the same as me then.

Viorel Ianasi
Viorel Ianasi

Ugly.

Alexejz
Alexejz

That would be great. I love big screens – reading or watching videos on them is so much better, compared to small screen. And typing! Sadly I will have to skip on S8, since i purchased my S7 this year. So I will have to wait till S9 – with hope it having at least same size.

NotReallySamsungFan
NotReallySamsungFan

Lol. Micro USB.

Michollstad
Michollstad

I really hope the 6.2 inches for the S8 Plus is accurate! I am so sick of phone companies never offering a model over 6 inches. If this is true, I applaud Samsung for their innovation and courage. The S8 Plus will be an almost guaranteed day 1-purchase for me.

hungpakto
hungpakto

Too huge, please make a small s8 68mm wide for 5.3inch
And S8 Plus 72mm for 5.7inch

billywongwashere
billywongwashere

I really hope the phones are not wider especially the smaller model. The current s7 is too wide in my opinion.

I rather they used 5.5 inch and reduce the width …. It’s a bit disappointing that the curve is not like the one on the note 7 which would help reduce the width.

Though I do like the idea of it being shorter and thinner

reallyufemaledog69
reallyufemaledog69

Its not too wide its actually the perfect size but again i have my opinion and u hav ura

jamezr
jamezr

You need some bezels to hold the phone. Love the FP scanner on the display though. Can’t wait to find out more……

Eske Rahn
Eske Rahn

Not comfortable to hold a bezelless phone.

MStuart
MStuart

Who needs to hold it, as long as it looks good, right?

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

I really hope they pull this off. This is proper innovation and if they do have a finger print scanner integrated into the display, that may have me upgrading earlier than planned! waiting for the Note8

cabbe86
cabbe86

awesome =) can´t wait _= )