NEW YORK CITY—After tons of leaks and speculation, the Galaxy S8 is finally here.
Samsung took the wraps off its newest flagship at the swanky Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and we spent a few minutes testing the device out.
I’m a bit spoiled by having seen recent slim bezel devices like the Xiaomi Mi Mix and the LG G6, but the Galaxy S8 is still a stunner in person.
Samsung and LG’s slim-bezel entries have a lot in common, but Samsung’s execution wins on all fronts. LG and Samsung have both attempted to round the corners of their displays, but the corners on the Galaxy S8 are actually round and look great (unlike the G6’s awkward corner transitions).
Samsung has beaten LG by a few millimeters in the slim bezel department, too, especially on the bottom bezel.
The front is a great new look for Samsung, with no buttons or logos to clutter up the design.
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