Check out how Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus stack up against their predecessors. Samsung's newly announced Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are packed with the latest and greatest mobile technology. Compared to its predecessors, the S7 and S6 (and their respective Galaxy families), the S8 duo is now equipped with USB-C charging ports, up to 2TB of expandable storage and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera (bumped up from 5 megapixels). And at 5.8 and 6.2 inches, respectively, they're the largest Galaxy flagships yet.
Whether you're wondering if it's time for an upgrade from your S6, or you just want to make sure you're not missing out too much with your S7, read the chart below to see how the S8 compares to the two previous generations of Galaxy flagship phones, And be sure to read CNET's hands-on impressions of the Galaxy S8 and S8 aircharge mfi iphone 6s plus / 6 plus wireless charging case - black Plus more information about the phones, Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic, We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read, Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion..
The press conference just ended, but we've toggled back to our New York studio for a wrap-up from CNET's Iyaz Akhtar, Bridget Carey and Ben Fox Rubin. You can also follow the earlier live Twitter from Jessica Dolcourt, Shara Tibken and Roger Cheng below. Our coverage so far. Read: Samsung Galaxy S8 looks amazing, but Bixby assistant is a wild card (hands-on). Read: Samsung charges back: Galaxy S8 gives Samsung a second chance. Read: Galaxy S8 is the ticket out of Note 7 'hell': Q&A with Samsung's D.J. Koh.
Read: Samsung's Bixby assistant needs to grow up, Fast (hands-on), From ZDNet: Samsung's Bixby voice agent brings the fight to Alexa and Siri, From TechRepublic: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+: The smart person's guide, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: If the screen on the standard Galaxy S8 isn't big enough, step up to the ginormous 6.2-inch Plus version, (The phone is aircharge mfi iphone 6s plus / 6 plus wireless charging case - black otherwise basically identical to its smaller sibling.), Read: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus hands-on, Samsung Gear VR with Controller: Already teased at last month's Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, Samsung formally unveiled its updated Gear VR headset, In addition to adding compatibility to the new S8 phones, the new Gear VR includes a controller in the box, It'll be a free add-on for initial S8 preorders..
Samsung's new digital pal might not even come preloaded on the phone -- the company says it will update us on Bixby's progress -- but it could arrive as a software update, with more updates definitely rolling out over time. In other words, Bixby may have a slow start, and become more versatile as Samsung adds support for third-party partners and new Bixby skills. Tired of typing? Bixby can use your words to controls settings on your phone. (Bixby is all homegrown so far. Samsung says it will eventually integrate the AI it bought when it acquired Viv Labs in 2016, but we don't know when.).