Take a look at the clearest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus renders yet

Over the course of the past few weeks, we’ve seen a number of renders surface online allegedly highlighting the design of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus — and now we’re feasting our eyes upon the clearest ones yet, together with a 360-degree video, which further showcases the design of both handsets.

These latest renders, however, aren’t from a disreputable source. They come courtesy of @OnLeaks, one of the most reliable ‘serial leakers’ in the game. It’s worth noting, though, that they’re merely renders based on information we’ve heard in the past — so they should be taken with a considerable pinch of salt.

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Closely tying in with previous computer-generated imagery, this latest set show off two devices with a glass-and-metal sandwich design. Both units appear to feature an iris scanner, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack and a rear-mounted fingerprint reader (positioned next to the camera).

One of the biggest differences between the Galaxy S8 and its predecessor is rumored to be its button arrangement. Aside from the lack of navigation keys on the front, the power button has been moved from the right to the left of the device. There’s also an additional button on the right, which is presumed to be for Bixby.

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For those unaware, the Galaxy S8 is believed to sport a 5.7/5.8-inch display, while  — as its name suggests — the Galaxy S8 Plus is expected to pack a larger 6.1/6.2-inch screen. Both will be dual-edge curved Super AMOLED panels, similar to the ones that ship on board the Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S7 edge.

Other alleged specifications include an Exynos 8895/Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB/6GB of RAM, a 12-megapixel dual-pixel rear-facing camera, an 8-megapixel selfie shooter and a 3,250mAh (Galaxy S8)/3,600mAh (Galaxy S8 Plus) non-removable battery.

You can check out the short 360-degree clip and the rest of the renders below:

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awsomegms
7 months 8 days ago
awsomegms
New S8 should have curved screen like s7, if anyone likes curved screen like s7 edge, than go for s8+. New S8 should have home button with FP sensor on the front, temparature sensor, bigger display but not bigger dimenssions of the phone (ok maybe a little bit bigger). Think about new futures about camera. The camera of S7 itself is ok, but what can you improve to attract majority. take a look iphone7 and check how fast is browsing (awsome). Try to improve selfie camera, it is really bad, shape of the head is not real,…Dont try to put… Read more »
cayrol
7 months 13 days ago
cayrol

Wait, no stereo speakers?

lahava
7 months 15 days ago
lahava

I hope these renders are fake. This is not S8 we want (I don’t want). Finger print sensor should be on front. How to unlock the phone if phone is simply laying on the table!? If on back, you have to take it in the hand and unlock. Not good, not practical! S8 should be thinner, not more than 7.5mm thin. This looks not so thin but bulky and automatically not nice. And I really hope Samsung will keep home button. I believe majority want to have physical home button. So I hope these are fake…..

7 months 1 day ago
William Walding

To each there own. Most people pick there phone up to unlock it and use it. I personally like to use my index finger

iceguyver
7 months 15 days ago
iceguyver

I hope so too. I really don’t like where they have placed the fingerprint scanner on the back and how they removed the capacitive buttons on the front. I honestly think that Samsung is not thinking right when they changed the button layout of their devices this year. I would rather have a thicker device with a large battery than a super thin device with a large battery.

7 months 16 days ago
Jlamarj

No matter how cool they look, you will need to cover it up with a case. Solving that will be revolutionary….. for Samsung.

7 months 16 days ago
Calvin Habel

I think it would make more sense for Samsung to put the Bixby button on the left, and keep the power button on the right.

whqhdrbs
7 months 16 days ago
whqhdrbs

I hope it comes on the screen

Sbeatzmusic
7 months 16 days ago
Sbeatzmusic

“Both will be dual-edge curved Super AMOLED panels, similar to the ones that ship on board the Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S7 edge.”

It won’t be the same Super AMOLED panel. They will bring major improvements to the upcoming Super AMOLED screen including HDR like on the Note 7. You should have known that…

7 months 16 days ago
dawhoda

that’s why it says “similar” and not “same”…

Sbeatzmusic
7 months 16 days ago
Sbeatzmusic

Now that was my bad… 😀
Didn’t knew the difference between “same” and “similar”. Thanks! Haha

billywongwashere
7 months 16 days ago
billywongwashere

Just am s7.. the design is boring now

louisliu324
7 months 16 days ago
louisliu324

Where my dual speakers….. Nuuuuu

Martin R.
7 months 16 days ago
Martin R.

They are there: Bottom speaker and earpiece I believe…

matthewgwilt
7 months 16 days ago
matthewgwilt

Samsung have had years to get rid of the home button and I just don’t think they will make that change now either…. As long as the iPhone has a home button then the Galaxy will also have one… We all saw how apple changed their design to the curved rounded metal sides then Samsung followed suit. It’s apple who seem to run the show in terms of design language and obviously that seems to work for the Galaxy devices in terms of revenue

Shimy
7 months 16 days ago
Shimy

The fingerprint location is awful and shows no consideration for left handed users.

Lg’s design is much better.

cyberfrost
7 months 16 days ago
cyberfrost

They look stunning except the FP Scanner. I still hope these renders are fake and FP scanner is below camera.

MStuart
7 months 16 days ago
MStuart

Still hoping all these are fake.

cavagsam
7 months 16 days ago
cavagsam

That finger print definitely isn’t for me, it’s the first galaxy S that I’m gonna skip.

o0MHJ0o
7 months 16 days ago
o0MHJ0o

In all honesty, with the price you’re paying for this, both front and rear facing cameras should be a noticeable upgrade too. If their lower end devices can have a 16MP camera at the front, the S8s should at least be 12, maybe even a dual pixel etc. and bump the rear camera up to a better MP and tech. Wasn’t overly impressed that the highest quality pics on the S7s had to come in a 4:3 ratio either.

harinsheth
7 months 16 days ago
harinsheth

@sammobile
Why anyone would need a separate button for bixby
Cant i say like my friend said ” hey siri ” without touching phone .. and if anyone going to touch phone then why dont he press long home button for assistant app !

HomerS66
7 months 16 days ago
HomerS66

There is no physical home button anymore but yes there will be likely an option for always listening to a start command like “Hi Galaxy” or “Hi Bixby” but many people don’t want a device which is always listening.

tswfootball
7 months 16 days ago
tswfootball

Shouldn’t it be the reverse? The power button on the right and the Bixby button on the left?

alastairgreen_Nexus
7 months 15 days ago
alastairgreen_Nexus

It’s convenient when booting the device to ODIN

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