Samsung Galaxy S8: Specs, Price And Everything You Need to Know

In addition, the Galaxy S8 provides users with multiple options to unlock their phones through both biometric security options, and convenient options such as swipe and facial recognition. In this case Samsung means the Galaxy S8 is able to run a remote computer through the cloud, best used when running Samsung DeX. Like unlocking your phone, you have three ways to do that on the Galaxy S8.

Pre-orders started today for Samsung's newest smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus, both of which are set to hit the US market on April 21. The devices will be available for purchase starting April 21 at any of the US Microsoft Store locations. "The new device customization is an example of bringing together Microsoft applications on more devices so customers can work, play and connect from their pockets". The Microsoft Edition will have features that make it easier to install and use Microsoft apps such as Outlook and Cortana. In addition, the Google Assistant has been replaced by Samsung's new personal assistant; Bixby.

Keep this in mind with the Galaxy S8.

The crowning feature of the new handsets is what Samsung calls an "infinity display" - an elegant glass screen that covers the entire front of the phone and rounds nicely around its edges.

All Galaxy S8 units are compatible with cloud computing software, as well.

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In a recent Twitter livestream, YouTuber MarcianoPhone demonstrated that the facial recognition technology on the Galaxy S8 can easily be fooled by a full-screen selfie.

The company then said that its two short teasers released online and centered on the G6 attracted some 130 million views so far, a testament to the interest shown by consumers toward the new smartphone.