Galaxy S8 has received all the compliments at the time of its launch. Just after few days as it is landed in the hands of its fans. Fans have started criticizing the device because of many reasons.
Let’s go through the flaws reported by the users of Samsung Galaxy S8:
This is what we think immediately after being subjugated by his screen. The body of device is launched in with curved edges which can easily break when it fall son ground. No extra protection is taken care for the screen which is the most amazing part of the device. Again, you’ll have a pay extra to get a new screen. Better to buy it with accidental insurance.
- The price of the screen
Samsung has not yet communicated the price of a replacement screen of the Galaxy S8. However, according to the Galaxy S7 Edge, the bill should be salty. On one of its site, Samsung suggest that repairing can costs 295 euros. If the same tariff is applied on the Galaxy S8, it would represent more than a third of the price of the device.
- Placement of the fingerprint sensor
This is certainly one of Samsung’s worst decisions on this Galaxy S8: move the fingerprint sensor from the front to the back of the device. Either the inverse path made by Huawei with its P10. Because this positioning prevents first of all to be able to unlock the smartphone if it is fixed on the dashboard of a car or placed on a table, a phenomenon inherent to the smartphones of the manufacturers having made this choice.
But most of all, why did Samsung not choose to place it right next to the photo lens? In use, it is almost guaranteed to have to put his finger on the latter before he can find the fingerprint sensor.
- The ratio of the screen
The Galaxy S8 suffers from the same defect as its Korean alter ego, the LG G6. By extending the screen lengthwise to occupy the entire front of the smartphone, Samsung had to resolve to change its ratio: 18:9 vs. 16: 9 usually (and 18:9 for the G6). As on the G6, most of them are displayed with two black bands at the top and bottom. Same for the video, the standard 16: 9 format of the audiovisual industry is also bordered with black bands.
It is undeniable that Samsung has become one of the kings of mobile photography thanks to its previous Galaxy S series devices. The S7 is still leading our top 10 of the best smartphones in the field. It dominates both; thanks to the quality of its images and the responsiveness of its photo application. However, we are disappointed that Samsung did not take advantage of this Galaxy S8 to integrate a dual sensor. This system allows for example to have at hand a wide angle lens (LG), a sensor specializing in the monochrome (Huawei) or an excellent portrait mode (Apple). Unfortunately, nothing will be found on the new Samsung device.
- What is Bixby really worth?
Finally, the last point is more an interrogation than a defect. What can Bixby bring more than Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa? Nothing truly amazing was shown by Samsung during its press conference on March 29 and the few manipulations we were able to perform on the Galaxy S8 do not seem to deny that. Let us leave the benefit of the doubt to Samsung before we could use this wizard more deeply.
Will this be same in the upcoming device by Samsung, Samsung Galaxy S9 or we can expect something better? What are your views on the defects of galaxy S8?
Also, what are your expectations from the upcoming device, Samsung Galaxy S9?