Galaxy S9 pops up on short video. Hey there, beautiful!

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are right around the corner. Not only is it assumed that they would be announced at MWC 2018 in February — this has actually been confirmed by a Samsung bigwig.
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2. Landon

Posts: 1245; Member since: May 07, 2015

That's not a S9.

11. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Screen is a bit red. Only the Galaxy S8 had this kind of screen. It is real.

15. Landon

Posts: 1245; Member since: May 07, 2015

The side bezels look too big. It looks more like a clone.

32. imlegitcusimthasht

Posts: 306; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

all amoled screen eventually bleeds like that or has burn ins after extensive use

33. imlegitcusimthasht

Posts: 306; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

didnt think it was til you realize the bottom bezel is smaller

3. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

Really wish they got rid of the curved edges. It's a total gimmick.

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Don't it buy it then. I'd take that gimmick over a static grid of icons any day.

8. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

What does screen aesthetics and dimensions have to do with icons?

9. bucknassty

Posts: 1325; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

it means they are not stagnant... willing to try something different... and the edges are unique and provide some function

23. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Well said. I have my edge panels set up for practical enhancement of the user experience. On the iPhone, there's just nothing but icons and folders, not even an app drawer. Widgets are confined to one area, it's just a bore to me.

22. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Where in my post do I mention aesthetics?

24. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Curved edges are an aesthetic addition to the S and Note line. They don't necessarily serve any genuine purpose (similar to 3D Touch on iOS) thus can be considered more eye-catcher than productive necessity.

56. rouyal

Posts: 1573; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

In my time with an iPhone, I found 3d touch very useful. One example is precisely navigating the cursor through text, unlike blindly moving it on Android with my thumb blocking the view

59. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

My Note 8 precisely moves thru text as well. Another Apple user who talks smack about android, but probably never uses it. I've used iOS since 07 Btw.

14. ChicagoBorn

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

I’ll take a stable iOS over an OS that uses text messaging from 2008. I want to be able to text someone a video without it being degraded in the process and I want to do this out of the box without having to tell both parties to download a app. I have a S8 plus. Nothing special there.

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I was t a Note 8, I have a Note 8. It does it all.

41. ChicagoBorn

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

Oh yeah how do you send videos longer than 90 seconds and that haven’t been degraded without downloading app’s on both sides of the party?

52. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Bruh, don't forget I'm also an iOS user. The iPhone compresses the hell outta any video not sent thru imessage. You can talk all the crap you want, but I know iOS as good or better than any of you, and it's a total bore. Also send 5 or more pics at a time to someone, and it compresses them as well. Give me a Note 8 ocer an iohone anyday, anytime, anywhere. It's a far better and more advanced device. Do not make me itemize all the weaknesses in iOS, cause it'll be a long ass list.

55. ChicagoBorn

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

That’s your opinion and you have the right to have that opinion along with everyone else here. I’ll have to disagree. God bless brotha.

27. bucknassty

Posts: 1325; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

Why do you have an android then??? dont make up stuff, if you like iOS more then use it....

40. ChicagoBorn

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

I’ll post a picture of my iPhone X and S8 next to each other because I’m open minded both with my phone arena password. I’ve tried both, while I do like both. iPhone is still the daily driver.

43. ChicagoBorn

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

There you go uploaded just for you pal.... not everyone makes stuff up

28. Macready

Posts: 1818; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Your S8 came with Hangouts pre-installed to do that. It's your choice to use it. Or not.

42. ChicagoBorn

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

Yeah but someone else has to use hangouts as well. It’s not out of the box.

45. Macready

Posts: 1818; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

How do I receive those long high quality videos if I don't have iOS? In other words, iMessage is limited in its usefulness there just as well. Both ends need to have it for it to work in that specific scenario, just like Hangouts. And Hangouts works out of the box on the S8 (as it does on hundreds of millions new Android phones every year).

53. darkkjedii

Posts: 30972; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

As long as iMessage is confned to Apple only devices, it'll always be weak to me.

44. apple-rulz

Posts: 2037; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

iMessage is the killer feature that neither Google or Samsung has been able to crack, instead like you pointed out both rely on circa 2008 text messaging that hasn’t evolved.

61. Marcwand3l

Posts: 426; Member since: May 08, 2017

Google or Samsung don't need to crack anything, imessage is only popular with a few groups of people in the US, mainly exclusive iphone users. As a platform Android has more than one messaging apps that are globally far more popular than imessage.

60. Marcwand3l

Posts: 426; Member since: May 08, 2017

Well man I have an Android phone(like most people in this world or most people in US). How do you send me a video with your iphone without installing an app? Let's see how smart you are now.

16. someguy2261

Posts: 253; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

They have the s8 active but unfortunately it's useless its only for att , it's as good as making a great phone then throwing it in the garbage.

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