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Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone vies for enterprise glory
This article is part of the Access issue of May 2017, Vol. 1, No. 3
The Galaxy S8 is Samsung's best flagship smartphone to date, but many people said the same thing about the company's Note 7 last year -- until those devices started to spontaneously combust. It won't be easy to turn around public perception with the $750 Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone, but it might be exactly what the company needs. The Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone comes with almost every feature a consumer or business might want in a modern Android. The infinity-edge AMOLED display is among the best in class. The octa-core Qualcomm processor with 4 GB of DDR4 RAM will handle even the most demanding applications for the foreseeable future, and the front and rear cameras benefit from F/1.7 aperture lenses. Let's not forget this phone packs almost every security feature and wireless connection standard. Samsung even claims the new 3000 mAh battery goes through a comprehensive eight-point inspection test. Plus, for business users on the go, that battery offers talk time up to 1,200 minutes and active online usage with 3G for up to 11...
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