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Published: Sat, March 04, 2017
Technology | By Kate Woods

Samsung to call Galaxy S8's massive front screen 'Infinity Display'

Samsung to call Galaxy S8's massive front screen 'Infinity Display'

The Galaxy XCover 4 goes on sale in Europe this April, and will cost €259 ($272.62). Qualcomm unveiled the latest Snapdragon 835 chip at this years CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in January, however, the company is yet to release the SoC commercially. Recently, the smartphone was spotted at Wi-Fi Alliance, another stop the Galaxy J7 (2017) must make before going official.

Oh yeah, and it also arrives with Android 7.0 Nougat right out of the box, which saves plenty of waiting time for the update.

On the camera front, it has a 16MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and an 8MP front camera also with f/1.9 aperture.

The Galaxy S8 is expected to feature IP68 certification for water and dust resistance, as well as Samsung's own Bixby virtual assistant and an iris scanner. Like the other A series smartphones, it also comes packed in a glass and metal body.

"In addition, the outdoor smartphone has a versatile feature and impresses with its sleek design". No specific date has been set yet, and the regions that will be getting the device haven't been confirmed.

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Both the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will run Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and will be unveiled at a special event in London and NY on 29 March.

For those who refuse to buy the S series but want a mid-range phone, the Galaxy Xcover 4 is a ideal choice.

Reports earlier gathered that the Galaxy XCover 4 had just gotten its Federal Communications Commission certification nearly the same day Samsung's Germany website announced the device. To date the info that we have suggests that the smartphone will be available in three colors: Blue, Champagne Gold and Rose Gold.

The new phone has double the storage of its predecessors, equipped with 16GB of internal storage which is expandable via micro-SD card. It weighs 182gm (6.4oz) and comes with a 2,800mAh battery.

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