Images found in Tab S3 system dump reveal some Samsung Galaxy S8 features

Images found in Tab S3 system dump reveal some Samsung Galaxy S8 features
According to an anonymous source, a system dump of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 tablet contained some images that show the Samsung Galaxy S8 running some features. We should point out that if the images are legit, there should be no more questions about the placement of the fingerprint scanner on the phone. Speaking of the openings on the back of the handset, one of the diagrams shows how to use the heart rate monitor which is located to the left of the rear-facing camera.

The phone's on-screen navigation keys are also the subject of attention as one image highlights the multitasking key on the bottom left of the handset. In the middle is the square home key, with the back key on the right. If you don't own a Samsung handset, you might be used to a different order.

Another image that was part of the system dump shows the Samsung Galaxy S8 being used in the DeX dock. This is the dock that connects to a monitor using an HDMI cable. Flip open the dock and insert your Galaxy S8 to reveal a desktop-like operating interface on the screen. DeX, which might stand for Desktop Experience, could be similar in some ways to the Continuum system that allows certain Windows 10 Mobile devices to "power" a desktop computer.

While the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 should be introduced on February 26th at MWC, the Samsung Galaxy S8 won't see the light of day until March 29th. Meanwhile, feel free to check out the images that appeared with the Galaxy Tab S3 system dump by clicking on the slideshow below.


source: AndroidPolice

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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)

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27 Comments

1. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

The next big thing!

2. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

The dock isn't really impressing me all that much....the phone is another story though. I really like where they're going with the design language with the S and Note lines, even though I think a little bezel is necessary to daily operations. The On-screen keys look really neat as well. Hopefully the DAC on board is good, could certainly see myself holding one.

15. vincelongman

Posts: 5748; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Ignore, replied to the wrong comment

20. Podrick

Posts: 1285; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Vincelongman, Its a new Phonearena bug. Two days ago, I replied to one person. Few hours later, my reply was shifted to another comment lol. I also dislike PA's new image gallery.

25. vincelongman

Posts: 5748; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Haha, yea I think its a bug Both times I tried to reply to kiko007

16. vincelongman

Posts: 5748; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Hopefully the amp is good too The Qaulcomm S7 had a great Qaulcomm DAC (same as in the HTC 10), but a average/poor NXP amp

3. westicktogether

Posts: 50; Member since: Mar 15, 2016

The next big grenade!

6. Donzzy

Posts: 14; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

Too cliche and predictable comment from trolls. Nice try, though.

7. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Old lame joke, you jealous hater. Your pathetic ignorance can't change the fact that the king S8 is going to dominate the market.

4. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1849; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

The S8 is looking better and better!!

8. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Absolutely. The new design is right modern and elegant. This phone is the best.

12. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Wow, Samsung sheeps. I still remember Samsung fans bashing other phones having on screen buttons, but now S8 sports OSBs and magically no one loathes about it and its suddenly the "next best thing". Just wow! I can't fathom how blind these fans are.

13. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

All fanboys are blind, regardless of what side. Just sayin'

17. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1849; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I'm a fan of all brands and phones so on screen or captive buttons are fine with me...

19. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

"Wow on screen buttons. Welcome to 2011, Samsung!"

26. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Galaxy Nexus... Not the first time but I agree with you. I hate on-screen buttons.

21. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

On screen buttons suck. Samsung fan here.

23. RasacL

Posts: 18; Member since: Jan 27, 2017

Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S says hi

5. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Whats the purpose of these continum-like features anyway? What would u possibly want to do with a phone on a monitor that u cant do faster, better, and more conveniently on a desktop anyway? This just screams gimmick from a mile away tbh. Such a waste of resources, especially for the gullible.

9. krystian

Posts: 423; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

Basic computing. You may want to type something up, browse on a bigger screen while multitasking, Do some work. As long as the apps can scale like in Microsoft's scenario. I actually use continuum on the 950xl quite a lot. If I'm doing something I plug it in quickly and continue on the large screen with keyboard/mouse and then when I'm ready I can pull out and continue or do something else on phone. All that time my charge is maintained. It's really just meant for the consumer that doesn't require all that power. It's like the answer to ChromeOS in a way.

11. bucky

Posts: 3795; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

The problem with a feature like this is you already have something plugged in to that monitor (computer) and by the time you get a mouse and keyboard ready, you could have just used a computer ready to go. Samsung should work on desktop apps that help you pick up where the phone left off like continuum.

27. krystian

Posts: 423; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

Your argument is for people today. I know many people who only have a phone or ipad. Younger kids would gladly buy a phone a lapdock/monitor/keyboard/mouse and save all the money a computer would cost them. The monitor also becomes a media station they can watch netflix on a bigger screen. This is really the future not the present. Most present people have computers but as you see computer purchasing trends are dropping. The most logical choice for consumers who don't need to do all the super powered things on computers that artists/gamers or whoever need is to just make their mobile device their central computing platform.

10. Nopers unregistered

Lol. Samsung are leaking this on purpose.

14. dmitrilp_

Posts: 330; Member since: Sep 12, 2016

Hell yeah, that's what's up! Can't wait for that beast S8.

18. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Fingerprint scanner on the back is a turn off.

22. flavius22

Posts: 218; Member since: Aug 23, 2015

Like anyone here still had a doubt

24. phonester

Posts: 30; Member since: Oct 27, 2016

That Fp sensor is just like previous ugly Asus models.

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