Galaxy S8 Hints Better High Frame Rates!

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The Samsung Note 7 was an unmitigated disaster for Samsung last year and continues to have a lasting effect on many consumers when deciding for a phone.  However Samsung according to recent disclosures on the causes of the battery fires on the Note 7 has now learned a lot from these mistakes and has pushed forward with innovative handsets scheduled for this year.

Chief among these new handsets is the Galaxy S8 which should provide a much expected upgrades and new features to the most sold Android phone worldwide.  The spec that interests ups more that anything is the capability of shooting ever faster frame rates at higher resolutions.

Galaxy S8 Rumored Specs: “Main Source GSM Arena Here”
S8 Main Camera:
  • 12 MP, f/1.7 Lens, 26mm focal length
  • 1/2.5″ sensor (Smaller than Google’s Pixel)
  •  1.4 µm pixel size
  • Phase detection autofocus
  • OIS
  • Duo Tone LED flash
Other Features: -geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video Spec: 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps , HDR Video, dual-video recording feature.
Front Camera: 8 MP, f/1.7, dual video call, Auto HDR

As you can see the Samsung Galaxy S8 rumors hint at the 4k 60fps spec for the first time in a smartphone and it will bring 120fps 1080p and 720p 240fps which matches the iPhone 6s, 7 and Google Pixel’s dominance spec. If no other phones increase frame rates the Galaxy S8 will become the most full featured slow motion capable phone when released by April 21st this year.

Other Galaxy S8  important phone features:
  • Screen 1440 x 2960 pixels (~568 ppi pixel density)
  • Android OS – v7.0 Nougat
  • 5.8 inches (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
  • microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
  • Adreno 540
  • Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted)
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

Rumored Design Leak video below: “Could Be Fake”:

Samsung Galaxy S8 ALIVE!!! by XEETECHCARE:

We will have more information on the Galaxy S8 as the release approaches. It is certainly an exciting phone from a slow motion perspective and makes for the first time our list for competitive slow motion sice the specs have finally reached the top tier competitors and exceeded them with 4k 60fps! -HSC

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2 thoughts on “Galaxy S8 Hints Better High Frame Rates!”

  1. 4k 60fps recording sadly won’t be possible since the Snapdragon 835 will only record up to 30fps in 4k. It does 60fps for video playback.

    1. Hi Tom, we are showing the rumored specs from GSM arena. And they list 4k 60p. You might be right but we’ll wait until final release. Thanks!

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