Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is, without doubt, the best smartphone money can buy. With a stunning Infinity display, improved cameras, faster processor and long-lasting battery it’s hard not to love this new flagship.
Express.co.uk recently reviewed the Galaxy S8 saying:
“The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the best smartphone Samsung has ever built.
“It’s also the best smartphone you can buy right now.
“Like the original iPhone, the Galaxy S8 has redefined our expectations when it comes to smartphone design.”
However, for all its greatness there are some issues with the S8 including an incredibly irritating placement of the fingerprint scanner and facial recognition that doesn’t always work. Some users have also reported a problem with the S8 where the screen turns red.
Samsung has acknowledged the issue and is currently working on a software fix. Speaking to The Korea Herald, a Samsung spokesperson said: “Because there are some complaints about the red-tinted screens, we decided to update the software next week for all Galaxy S8 clients.”
They added: “We will upgrade the software because of some dissatisfied customers although there is no problem with the phone itself.” But now there appears to be another problem with the S8 and it might put you off upgrading.
Samsung’s latest and greatest device has an all glass design which looks stunning but those looks can be ruined in an instant if it’s dropped. The team at SquareTrade have just performed a number of drop tests on the S8 and it doesn’t perform well.
In fact, SquareTrade’s tests have revealed that the S8 is the first phone they’ve tried that’s cracked on the first drop on ALL sides. The cracks become so bad they cover almost the entire front and rear of the phone making it almost unusable.
All phones have a tendency to crack but with Samsung’s S8 covered in glass the problem of dropping this device becomes a serious issue. SquareTrade ended up rating the Galaxy S8 with a medium-high risk of breakability. They also said the test found “no matter how you drop it, the “screen without limits” is no match for the sidewalk.” Source: express