For the uninitiated, the Galaxy S8 comes in at 5.8-inches while the Galaxy S8+ sports a 6.2-inch display with 1,440×2,960p resolution. Samsung uses deep red OLEDs to balance the sub pixel colours evenly.
Samsung might have another smartphone fiasco on its hands as a growing number of customers are complaining their brand new Galaxy S8 appears to have an unusual red tint on the screen.
Following last year's disastrous launch of Samsung's fire-prone Note 7, the Korean tech heavyweight is getting plenty of positive reviews for its S8 phone, which will launch Friday.
A Samsung spokesperson confirmed the red display issue. The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, and sports a voice assistant meant to rival Siri and Google Assistant.
However, according to a ZDNet report, Samsung has said that the tint isn't a quality issue and that it can be fixed in the phone's settings menu. As per a report by The Verge earlier, XDA Developers had figured out a way to change the button's goal. However, few could imagine that said button could be configured relatively to run other applications in place of said voice assistant.
Elsewhere, the Galaxy S8+ has a handful of cool features and perks that Apple doesn't. Samsung wants to ensure that power users do not reconfigure the Bixby button to activate Google Assistant, so that it could lock them up within the Bixby ecosystem. At the same time, the prototypes showed no rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, lending credence to the claim that Samsung would launch the Galaxy S8 with in-display fingerprint authentication.
According to a latest report released by Kantar Worldpanel, the Galaxy S5 that was unveiled in February 2014 remained the most popular Samsung device in the United States, with 15.6 percent of Samsung's established base. You can go for it as it is already proved that Samsung's new phones won't explode or burn.