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Style and substance: Reviewing Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung's latest duo offers good looks and smooth all-round performance in plenty

Abhik Sen  |  New Delhi 

Out of the box, both the Samsung Galaxy S8 (Rs 57,900) and Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Rs 64,900) looked an amalgamation of the style cues of the Galaxy S7 edge and the Galaxy Note 7. But the new line was sexier, with more glass than metal and hardly-there bezels. The S8+, with a 6.2-inch screen (6.1-inch without the curved edges) is as tall as the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus, but narrower and thinner. The S8 has a 5.8-inch screen (5.6-inch without the curved edges), but feels like any phone with a 5-inch screen. Since the screens on the S8 and S8+ are practically devoid of bezels, the home button ...

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First Published: Sun, April 30 2017. 11:30 IST
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