For Samsung, getting something out into the market quickly was imperative. The Galaxy S7, a critical and commercial success, is now almost a year old and, as for the Note7, well, the smell of smoke was still in the air.

What’s most gratifying about the Galaxy S8 and S8+ is that the phones do not feel rushed. If anything, Samsung pushed the envelope, taking a screen about as far as it can go (or, as Samsung likes to hyperbolically claim, to “infinity”) and making the especially risky decision to move the fingerprint sensor to the back. Read more...

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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ prove you can never have too much screen

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 is good enough to make people forget the Note7.

Beautiful, thin, and wrapped in glass, it’s a handset that elicits ooh’s, ah’s and requests for more time with it. That isn’t the only measure of a good smartphone, but it’s a start.

For Samsung, getting something out into the market quickly was imperative. The Galaxy S7, a critical and commercial success, is now almost a year old and, as for the Note7, well, the smell of smoke was still in the air.

What’s most gratifying about the Galaxy S8 and S8+ is that the phones do not feel rushed. If anything, Samsung pushed the envelope, taking a screen about as far as it can go (or, as Samsung likes to hyperbolically claim, to “infinity”) and making the especially risky decision to move the fingerprint sensor to the back. Read more…

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