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So, there's no flat screen variant of the Galaxy S8. What do you think about that?

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So, there's no flat screen variant of the Galaxy S8. What do you think about that?
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are out and they are as pretty as expected! Shiny and futuristic, the phones sport edge screens and minimal bezels around them. Yes, we said “phones” in plural — while for the past 3 years, going back to the Note 4 and Note Edge, Samsung has always given us the option to get an “ordinary”, flat screen model, or shell out an extra $100 for a dual-curved edge display, the option is now gone.

Unfortunately, this means that you can't go for a “cheaper” version of the new Sammy phones — prices usually start from $750 for the regular S8, while last year's Galaxy S7 had a $650 price-tag. But money aside, fact is that some people just want a flat display — be it for visual purposes, for easier screen protector fitting, for handling purposes, or any mix of those reasons. But, apparently, those people are a minority — at least that's what Samsung's decision with the S8 has us thinking.

What say you, readers? Is the lack of a flat Galaxy S8 a turn-off for you?

No flat screen Galaxy S8: yay or nay?

I'm fine with it - curved screens are awesome!
36.9%
I would've been fine with it if they didn't inflate the price
19.26%
Not cool at all - I want my screen flat, please!
43.84%

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Samsung Galaxy S8 specs
  • Display 5.8 inches 2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie Samsung One UI
Samsung Galaxy S8+ specs
  • Display 6.2 inches 2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie Samsung One UI

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