A new live shot of the Samsung Galaxy S8 appears? (Update: Not really)

UPDATE: Upon further inspection, it is looking like the image is a fake. As noticed by the guys TechTastic, there are signs suggesting that the image may have been doctored. Sorry about that. 

We've seen so many different leaked images of the Samsung Galaxy S8, it is enough to make your head spin. But that is to be expected with a handset that is more eagerly awaited than usual this year. Last year's Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle (we've used the word fiasco too much) has increased the importance of Samsung's next flagship both for the company, and the public. And if there is one thing we've learned, the more awaited a device is, the more leaks we are bound to see.

The latest "look" at the Samsung Galaxy S8 is a live shot, showing only the lower half of the phone. We can see a dual-curved edge screen with razor thin side bezels. The bottom of the phone contains a 3.5mm earphone jack, Type-C USB port and a speaker grille. Two antenna lines can also be seen.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to be equipped with a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display, carrying a 1440 x 2560 resolution. Powering the device will be the Snapdragon 835 chipset. 4GB or 6GB of RAM will be inside, along with 64GB of native storage. A 3000 mAh battery would be in charge of keeping the lights on. A rumored Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is believed to come with a 6.2-inch display, and a larger 3500mAh cell.

At MWC in Barcelona, Samsung is expected to play a 60-second video of the Galaxy S8. The phone could be unveiled on March 29th.

Since the picture has not been verified, we would suggest that you take this story with the proverbial grain of salt.

source: weibo via AndroidPure

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Galaxy S8
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(30h talk time)



1. peace247 unregistered

This will be the best looking phone in history of smartphones.

3. IT-Engineer

Posts: 577; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

True, but will still have Samsung destructive Software Update Policy.

9. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

lol, that's clearly the Galaxy S7. look at the speaker grill, it's different from what evleaks posted and from what the semantics have being showing. The speaker grill here are two rows unlike the one on the S8 semantics which seems to be reminiscent of the bottom one of the HTC 10.

11. azimesmail

Posts: 264; Member since: Nov 23, 2014

Doesn't the S7 have a home button lol...?

18. IT-Engineer

Posts: 577; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

And a micro-USB instead of Type-C ;)

64. metalspy101

Posts: 105; Member since: Dec 15, 2012

its USB TYPE C dumbass

20. aegislash

Posts: 1531; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Have you never heard of Photoshop? The home button could easily have been edited out. Like Bankz said, the speaker grille in this image doesn't match up with everything else that has leaked.

26. Dejan92

Posts: 141; Member since: Feb 06, 2014

33. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

lol, busted. it was always obvious that it was fake.

42. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I guess we just have to wait and see!

43. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

And that is why I don't believe all these leaks and rumors.

44. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

This doesn't show anything. It just shows this area is darker because of shadows. I zoomed in 500% with Photoshop and I don't see anything. You just want the home button top be there so badly. I can wait for the final design. But I don't need to lie about what I see or don't see.

21. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Did you ever think maybe evleaks is WRONG. Since Samsung has been doing speaker grills this way since the s6.

29. CincyGuy

Posts: 31; Member since: Oct 19, 2015

Umm, do you see a home button in this picture?? Hmmm? No, you don't, so it can't be any current Galaxy. Nimrod.

34. Dejan92

Posts: 141; Member since: Feb 06, 2014

Are you a retard, home button is hidden and not even that good. click on the link in 2 posts above.

40. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

It is not an S7. Even if the Galaxy keeps a similar design, its not the same phone. It is not an S7. I mean I could easily say its a Note 7 with a cover on the screen. I would sound just as dumb as you. if its an S7? where is the home button? Where are the capacitive buttons that light up? You can download the phone and zoom in and you can see underneath the top bezel and there is no room for either fo what I mention. You are simply and evil ignorant PoS simply because you can't stand the fact Samsung makes the best phone...e.g 300M sales of which more than 200M are just Galaxy branded devices.

41. Dejan92

Posts: 141; Member since: Feb 06, 2014

Do you get that someone took image of S7 and EDITED it! REMOVED HOME BUTTON and other two capacitive buttons in photoshop, and pasted display over it. https://s24.postimg.org/fg1sr78s5/image.png

57. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Clearly you're an imbecile that doesn't know phones.

39. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

You mean the updates which have never caused people to lose data? That have never bricked a phone? You mean svs the iPhone that even after 10 updates, still does less than a Samsung from 4 years ago? The Galaxy S4 is now 4 years old this March/April, and the present iPhone still can't do 50% of the things (useful things?) the S4 does out the box. The present IPhone with its IP certification, is at the same rating of the S5 which has more holes in the design. No one gives a crap about updates other than you ignorant stupid trolls. The iPhone wouldn't need so many updates, if Apple did them right to begin with. After all how hard Is it to update just one phone? Apple has proven that the iPhone is worse than Windows when it comes to updates. No one gives a sh|t about firmware numbers. My Note 7 will NEVER be updated, yet the iPhone won't even come close to it in features or capabilities for at least another 3 years. My Note 7 will still be flawlessly working with the best tech of 2016, and you will have to wait until at leats 2020 to have even half what it has. Stop wasting time talking about updates. My S4 is on Android 5.01 and it still does more than any Android and iPhone sold today, with exception of newer Galaxy phones. You are simply dumb!

65. LanjaKodaka

Posts: 219; Member since: Sep 27, 2016

Lol, if you still think your note 7 would perform well without any software updates is bull sh1t. Let the S8/Note 8 speak for itself and your Note 7 would be obsolete when compared side by side. It's not your fault though, but the brand itself does it. Stop over praising Samsung.

66. Michigan

Posts: 246; Member since: Nov 19, 2016

en you stop over stating apple done it for you.

61. janis

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

agree on that, its slow on updates, but then i am running Nougat on my edge 7 since it was released, it is possible to install it manually on the phone does not take much time and skills to do that!

5. Acuratl

Posts: 21; Member since: Oct 25, 2016

Its sane designed how the best looking phone you guy's kill me with your sheep life style.

8. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

From leaks I believe the G6 to be the better looking phone, The S8 is shaping up to be the S7 with a worse FP scanner placement. Also we still don't know what this year's iPhone will look like, acually we don't about a lot of phones lol, anyway I doubt the S8 will be the best looking phone of the year.

15. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

This.. I think the G6 will be better looking than the GS8 tbh.. moreover this looks like a Photoshop of the GS7E tbh..

36. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Agreed +1.

38. IonoU

Posts: 11; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

Then you should go for LG and I think they needed your support right now. Seriously.

45. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

You are basing an opinion on a leak? lol No matter how much better you think LG G6 will be, it won't be better than the S8. After all, NONE of the G series phones are better than the S in general. I did like one of the G models, I think it was the G Pro or G3. I only didn't buy it because I can't stand Vanilla Android and I can't stand a phone with no features. I want to do more than launch apps.

22. audibot

Posts: 678; Member since: Jan 26, 2017

it will be a failure because no front speakers and finger scanner on the back samsung users will hate that also if they dont do adoptable storage huge fail my gs7 has a 256 sd card yet i cant move any apps over to sd so i am 92% full because of apps and os bull crap we need class action lawsuit to stop manufactures from taking 9gb of space on our device

48. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Are you really that dense? If ftont speakers were a big deal, then why didn't HTC sell 100M of there M series that had it? If such is a selling point for you, doesn't mean it will be for everyone. Front speakers sound like crap and the louder you try it the terrible it is. The first phone that had a speaker that way I remember was the HTC Surround...LOOK IT UP -https://www.blogcdn.com/www.engadget.com/media/2010/10/2010-10-18surroundpage-5.jpg It was the stupidest thing ever. This is not a selling point. Headphones are better...PERIOD! The speakers on phones are too small for rich sounds. Its just to me a ringtone that last 3 mins. TERRIBLE! The S8 will likely sell more than 50M. How many phone with front facing speakers will sell combined? Samsung has never support moving apps to SD. I am sure you know that. Why do you need to move them when the S7 comes with 64GB of storage? Even when I rooted my S4 and moved apps to sdcard, it changed nothing. The app isn't moved, only its data. Moving apps to SD actually slows the phone down, because an sdcard isn't as fast an internal storage. So you wanting to do this shows you're tech-stupid. As far as a lawsuit for OEM not taking up a certain amount of space? Won't fly. The software needs space based on your device capabilities. Even iOS which has no features whatsoever, the OS takes up more that 7GB of space. The fact is OEM can afford to simply use a larger internal storage. 256GB of internal flash on the market is less than $5 per 1M. All OEM's use this as a selling point to make you buy a device with more...like Apple. Samsung gave away 256GB for free to everyone who purchase an S7 or Note 7. Very nice deal for a product that retails for $300. Though it only cost them $5 to make it. Its just robbery. However considering 256GB SSD for a really fast one costs about the same on retail, I'm not complaining and maybe you shouldn't either. After all, the iPhone with 256GB cost more than the S7 Edge and Samsung gave it away free and in the end you have with the S7, 32GB +256 and the Note 7 has 64 + 256 and in both cases you have way more storage vs the iPhone or nay phone for that matter. So what are you complaining about? How about don't complain. Just don't buy a Galaxy. Problem solved.

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