SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

[Update 2: Now in gold!] Leaked image allegedly shows off front panels belonging to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus


Last updated: January 20th, 2017 at 11:06 UTC+02:00

Over the course of the past few days, we’ve seen an awful lot of leaked case renders surface online hinting at the design of the upcoming Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus — and now we’re getting yet another look at the devices. This time the image allegedly showcases the front panels of the units. As you can see, both models sport curved displays; effectively confirming that there will not be a variant with a flat screen.

We have to say that although this picture matches up to the leaked hands-on image of the Galaxy S8 that appeared on Weibo two weeks ago, it should still be taken with a considerable pinch of salt as it’s not uncommon for Samsung to distribute test units to employees in a prototype shell, in order to prevent the handset’s design from leaking out ahead of its official unveiling.

S8 Screen


Update: According to Android Police, what we’re looking at isn’t actually the glass cover panels for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, but rather a pair of tempered glass screen protectors produced by a third-company for the handsets. It’s believed that they were designed based on legitimate information provided by either Samsung or suppliers about the size, configuration and layout of the display.

Update 2: We have come across a new image showing off purported screen protectors (or front panels, if that’s what you want to believe) for the Galaxy S8, and this time, one of them comes in gold. There’s no word on what color options the Galaxy S8 will be released in, but gold is likely to be a part of the list given the color’s popularity in many markets.

Galaxy S8 Screen Protector

Source Phone Galaxy S8 PlusSamsung Galaxy S8
Load 21 comments

You might also like

5-year-old Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ get new software update

Earlier this year, Samsung had removed the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ from its software support list. Howeve …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 months ago

T-Mobile will buy these Galaxy phones for you just for switching netwo …

The offer includes various Galaxy S and Galaxy Note models and comes with a prepaid card worth up to $1,000.

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 8 months ago

Samsung surprises Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ users with new software update

Samsung had launched the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ four years ago, and the company had removed them from it …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 11 months ago

Samsung stops updating the Galaxy S8, four years after its release

The Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+, which were launched way back in April 2017, will no longer get new software …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 year ago

Samsung rolling out April 2021 security patch to Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+

Samsung was the first Android OEM to release the April 2021 security patch. The company has already rolled out …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 year ago

This is how the Galaxy S eco packaging has changed over the years

Samsung’s sustainability efforts in recent years have led to a few key changes to the company’s ma …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago