Samsung sees huge jump in profit despite corruption scandal

Phillip Butler
April 11, 2017

Although they will update it soon.

Presented at the Barcelona-based Mobile World Congress in February 2011, the Galaxy S II progressively rolled out globally from spring that year.

Her close confidante Choi is also on trial for leading Park to force top South Korean firms, including the tech giant, to "donate" almost $70 million to non-profit foundations, which Choi allegedly used for personal gain. This makes the Infinity display of the Galaxy S8+ narrower and taller than the 16:9 display of the Galaxy S7 edge. The most important change, however, is that the original 3,500 mAh battery - the source of the Note 7's tendency to burst into flames - has been replaced with a 3,200 mAh version. You get awesome performance with a premium form factor, not to mention the camera of the 3T is also impressive. However, the 12-megapixel camera featured in the S8 has a smaller aperture, coming in at f/1.7, allowing the phone to take better pictures in low-light than the A5's f/1.9 aperture lens. As well as touch controls, this model was also able to respond to eye movements, pausing a video, for example, when the viewer looked away from the screen.

SAMSUNG'S biggest product of the year has hit a speed bump in Australia: the smartphone is not ready to understand Aussie accents, and may arrive missing one of its biggest new features. As for the Pixel, its 5-inch AMOLED display has a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution.


Thanks to its metal casing, this Samsung flagship promised a sturdier build. Hardware-wise, S8 also supports microSD cards up to 256GB but adopts USB Type-C ports which replace traditional ports of S7, Value Walk reported.

If you agree that a 6.2-inch or 5.8-inch display size can be an inconvenient affair, there's no other strong reason to buy Samsung Galaxy S8 because it only has just 0.3-inch bigger screen than S7 Edge. It is powered by the company's HiSilicon Kirin 950 processor, paired with 4GB of RAM.

Furthermore, as confirmed by Samsung a few weeks ago, the discontinued Galaxy Note 7 devices are getting refurbished.

Friday was the first day people in South Korea could pre-order the Galaxy S8, Samsung's first major smartphone since the Note 7 fiasco. Android Headlines says that a model with 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB storage could be in the works. It also features an iris scanner and supports the new Bluetooth 5.0 standard. Samsung will report fiscal first quarter results on April 26 after the market close.

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