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    March 24, 2017

    Samsung’s Galaxy S8 gets pictured in Black Sky, Orchid Grey, and Arctic Silver

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    Samsung’s Galaxy S8 has been revealed by notorious leaker Evan Blass in three new colours; Black Sky, Orchid Grey, and Arctic Silver.

    Ever since Evan Blass first revealed Samsung’s new design direction with the Galaxy S8, we’ve had a fairly good idea of what the handset will look like when it finally hits the market. Now, Blass has further revealed the handset’s colour options; Black Sky, Orchid Grey, and Arctic Silver.

    That means that fans of the Blue Coral outfit that first arrived on the Galaxy Note 7 and was later retrofitted to the Galaxy S8 might be disappointed, and it doesn’t seem as if Samsung will offer a white profile for consumers who’ve previously loved the silver variants of the company’s flagship Galaxy S series.

    Read: Samsung will begin producing foldable devices later this year

    The Galaxy S8 is expected to include Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 835 SoC, and might feature 64GB of native (expandable storage) next to 4GB of RAM. A 5.8? version reportedly accommodates a 3,000mAh battery, while a 6.2? version sports a larger 3,500mAh unit.

    Other rumours indicate that the Galaxy S8 will retain the 3.5mm headphone jack Apple thought to nix, and would further include stereo speakers as well as support for USB Type-C.

    It has further been alleged that the handset will introduce facial recognition technology to bolster onboard fingerprint scanning as well as iris scanning. While previous Galaxy S handsets have included a front-mounted fingerprint scanner, the S8 will apparently be the first device to feature a rear-mounted unit.

    Read: Samsung reportedly plans to phase out fingerprint scanners, opt-in for facial recognition

    What are your thoughts on the Galaxy S8’s colour options? Would you like to see more configurations added than the three Samsung is reportedly heading to market with? Which would you buy? Leave your opinion in the comments below!

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