Samsung simply launched two of essentially the most hyped telephones of 2017, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus. Not solely are these the cutting-edge telephones on the Android market, they’re additionally a shot throughout the bows of Samsung’s largest rival within the smartphone enterprise, Apple. The iPhone has appeared the identical for 3 years in a row now whereas Samsung has iterated and improved its telephones by leaps and bounds every year. So even earlier than the brand new S8 and S8 Plus telephones had been launched, the iPhone was wanting slightly dated. It is not simply the design both. Samsung managed to make the S7 waterproof even with the three.5mm headphone jack whereas Apple’s declare that they needed to ditch the jack to present the iPhone 7 water resistance made it sound like they’d been out-engineered by Samsung. To make issues worse, the brand new Galaxy flagships from Samsung make even the design of the iPhone look dated. iPhones have by no means had one of the best display screen to physique ratios, with their enormous chins and foreheads on their telephones, whereas Samsung has been working at shrinking the bezels on their telephones as a lot as doable for the previous couple of years.
The tip outcomes is that the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus circumstances are each barely bigger than the display screen itself. The unbelievable 18.5:9 ratio display screen would possibly take slightly getting used to and apps and the working system must be tweaked to make greatest use of all the additional actual property. Nonetheless, what makes it even worse is that the newest Galaxy telephones make the iPhone 7 look dated and old school, an enormous insult for a corporation that not too way back sued Samsung for copying their design language.
An excessive amount of display screen to make use of safely?
Which brings us to the unique query posed firstly of this piece. Do the brand new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have an excessive amount of display screen? After we say an excessive amount of display screen, we imply an excessive amount of for use and carried round in your hand and pocket with out the understanding that you’ll destroy the telephones in the event you drop them even as soon as. Additionally, in the event you do use one of many many Galaxy S8 circumstances or designer S8 Plus covers which are accessible on-line from sellers, are you basically ruining what’s crucial characteristic? There are actually 1000’s of designer circumstances accessible on-line for the brand new telephones already, even supposing the telephones aren’t even accessible all over the world but.
Case makers are even permitting folks to create a customized case for the Samsung telephone that they can not even purchase but, in most international locations. Consumers of Samsung’s newest flagship telephones are simply going to should resolve for themselves whether or not they need to dwell life on the sting or defend their very costly new telephones with a protecting case.