Samsung Unpack 2017
Samsung Unpack 2017

According to the Korean Herald, during the 2017 Mobile World Congress (MWC) at Barcelona, Samsung demoed its Galaxy S8 prototypes to its partners. It is said that the Korean megalith showcased the upcoming flagship to telecom operators and global partners from around the world at Hotel Porta Fira, which is close to the Fira Gran Via, venue of the MWC itself.

Samsung had set-up rooms at for the demonstrations and business dealings in the hotel lobby which was walled off to prevent any hotel patrons or other visitors from getting a look into the venue. After their chance to use and interact with the device, many partners left thoroughly impressed with what they had been pitched. Although all the delegates were tight lipped about releasing any details regarding the hardware and the device itself, most likely bound under a NDA.

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Samsung will officially unveil the latest flagship devices at an upcoming Unpack event scheduled for later this month in New York and London. The latest flagship from the Korean giant is likely to feature the latest and greatest when it comes to hardware with several features such as the Bixby AI assistant, iris and fingerprint sensors, Snapdragon 830 chipset (Exynos 8995 for some markets) already being confirmed. The Galaxy S8 will be shipped with the latest flavour of Android, v7.0, Nougat.

Abhay Masand
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