If you’ve been watching the Samsung Galaxy S8 launch, you’ve likely noticed that some of the phone’s key specs have changed.
But the company has made it clear that these changes are for the better.
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The new Galaxy 8 will be available in gold and platinum versions, as well as gold-plated S8 models.
Samsung says the gold and gold-tone variants will have similar specs, and will feature a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display, 16GB of storage, and a quad-core CPU.
The platinum version will sport a 6.2-inch, 2,900mAh battery and a Snapdragon 835 processor.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S9+ will feature the same specs, but the Note 8 will come in gold-tinted models.
In a blog post, Samsung says that all Galaxy 8 models will feature 4G LTE, the same 4G bands that are being introduced in other markets around the world.
The company also said that the phone will feature dual front-facing speakers, which will allow for wireless audio streaming and the ability to adjust volume using voice commands.
The Galaxy 8, S8, and S9 models will also come with an IP67 rating for dust and water resistance.
The gold-coated S 8 model will have a 5-inch 1080p display, 64GB of internal storage, a 64-bit Snapdragon 840 processor, and the same Snapdragon 817 chipset as the platinum S8 model.
The S 8 and the S8 Plus will have identical specs, with a 5 and 5.5-inch displays.
The silver S 8 Plus will come with a 6-inch display, 32GB of onboard storage, 8GB of RAM, and an octa-core Snapdragon 821.
The platinum S 8 will sport an 8-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization, a 16MP camera, and 1,280mAh battery.
The Note 8, Galaxy S 8, and Galaxy Note 9 will feature similar specs with a 4.5mm headphone jack, an 8MP camera with phase detection autofocus, and 512MB of RAM.
The black S8 will have an 8.9-megacorific processor, 2GB of memory, and 128GB of inbuilt storage.
The S8 and S 8+ will sport identical specs with the same screen sizes, but will sport the same camera sensor.
Samsung has not released pricing information for the gold-toned Galaxy 8 Plus, but it’s likely that it will be significantly cheaper than the platinum model.
The Note 8 is likely to come with 4G and LTE bands that will be announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later this month.