Even if the benefits are negligible in this way, manufacturers tend to launch smartphone devices equipped with as much RAM can not be ignored for too long by Samsung.
But the transition to 4K resolution screens has so far timidly tried an experiment of only a few manufacturers, the benefits obtained are outweighed by disadvantages hard to ignore.
Low battery autonomy, less fluid playback Android interface – all these were felt most of the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium users, the first smartphone equipped with a 4K display.
The problems were so big the powered by Snapdragon 810 chipset phone that the manufacturer has opted for Android screen display and applications at low resolution, switching 4K native resolution screen only when the gallery was accessed for viewing the collection of pictures.
Equipped with a more powerful chipset, Galaxy S8 could avoid performance penalties, but it remains to be seen whether 4K resolution cramped on the surface of a 5.5 screen “perceptible image clarity may make improvements compared with current screen resolution QHD.
Most likely, the benefits of the 4K screen will feel the VR viewing content using a new version of the accessory Gear VR.
According to rumors, the leap to a higher resolution will be compensated with a generous amount of 6GB RAM and a more powerful GPU Snapdragon chipset offer endowments 830. The list could go iris scanning function and a dual-camera performance .
Galaxy S8 may not include subtask Home screen, Samsung opting for a completely new chassis design, to sever all ties with the old Note 7 ID.