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Samsung Galaxy S8 rumor round-up
By Ng Chong Seng - 29 Mar 2017,6:00pm

Samsung Galaxy S8 rumor round-up

We can't stress enough how important this year's Galaxy S8 is for Samsung, especially in terms consumer confidence, which has taken a big dent following last year's Note 7 debacle. And while the S8 isn't expected to arrive until mid-April, the rumor mill has been churning non-stop. Will the S8 get a 4K screen? How about a Snapdragon 830 SoC? Or maybe an S Pen to pacify Note users and stop them from jumping ship? Here's a list of all the news and rumors (updated constantly, too!) we've regarding Samsung's next flagship Android phone until tonight's big reveal:

Samsung Galaxy S8 news and rumors

Samsung announces biggest quarterly net profit since 2013

NEWS / 27 Apr 2017 / By Liu Hongzuo

The Korean electronics firm just posted its biggest quarterly net profit since Q3 2013. Samsung credits it to the demand for its memory chip components.

Galaxy S8 launch is the best ever for Samsung

NEWS / 26 Apr 2017 / By Cookie Monster & Vijay Anand

Samsung Electronics America president and chief operating officer Tim Baxter confirmed with CNBC that the Galaxy S8 launch is the company's "best ever" for a smartphone. Read on to find out why.

Consumer Reports: Reddish tint on the display of the Galaxy S8 not a big deal

NEWS / 25 Apr 2017 / By Cookie Monster

Consumer Reports thinks that there is nothing to worry about some Galaxy S8 handsets having red-tinted displays.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ review: The future is here

REVIEW / 22 Apr 2017 / By James Lu

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the most important phones Samsung has ever made; will they bring back glory to Samsung again? Let's find out!

Getting the Galaxy S8? Don't forget their S$38 after-sales offer, Samsung Concierge

NEWS / 22 Apr 2017 / By Liu Hongzuo

What is Samsung Concierge service? Who can apply for it? How does it work? Everything you need to know about the Samsung Concierge service compiled in one article.

Google Play Music to be the default music player for Samsung's Android devices

NEWS / 22 Apr 2017 / By Cookie Monster

Google Play Music will be the default music player and music service on Android-based Samsung phones and tablets launched this year.

Samsung to update Galaxy S8 software next week to fix red screen issue

NEWS / 22 Apr 2017 / By Cookie Monster

Samsung will be upgrading the software for all Galaxy S8 models next week to address the red screen issues reported by some users.

No way! iPhone 7 is still faster than the latest Android flagship smartphones

NEWS / 20 Apr 2017 / By Cookie Monster

Believe it or not - the iPhone 7 easily crushed rival Android flagship smartphones in a series of tests done by EverythingApplePro. Hit the link to check out the video!

Samsung's Battery Safety Check video shows you why the Galaxy S8 won't explode

NEWS / 20 Apr 2017 / By Cookie Monster

Samsung wants to assure its customers that the Galaxy S8 is safe to use.

Some Galaxy S8 units have red-tinted displays, Samsung claims it's not an issue

NEWS / 19 Apr 2017 / By Cookie Monster

Some customers in South Korea who have received their Galaxy S8 units reported that their displays have a reddish tint. However, Samsung said it is not a quality problem. Read on to find out more!

First looks: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ - To infinity and beyond!

FEATURE / 19 Apr 2017 / By Zachary Chan

Samsung's first flagship device of the year is upon us. As the Unpacked 2017 event settles down in New York, here's a quick look at the real devices.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ available in Singapore from 29 April 2017

NEWS / 16 Apr 2017 / By Liu Hongzuo

The latest Samsung flagship smartphones come with an almost bezel-less Infinity Display, a smart assistant named Bixby, and three colors to choose from. Price, pre-order info and general availability details inside!

Experience Samsung's Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy Plus ecosystem at Ngee Ann City

NEWS / 13 Apr 2017 / By James Lu

If you're thinking about buying Samsung's new Galaxy S8 or S8+ smartphone make sure you head down to Civic Plaza outside of Ngee Ann City first to check out the Galaxy Studio Samsung has set up there. It will be open to the public from 14th April until 29th June.

English-language version of Samsung's Bixby will not be available at launch

NEWS / 13 Apr 2017 / By Cookie Monster

Samsung's Bixby virtual assistant will not support English language at launch. Read on to find out why.

The Galaxy S8+ is more popular among U.S consumers; what's your preference?

NEWS / 12 Apr 2017 / By Cookie Monster

Seems like size does matter for consumers in the U.S.

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