Media: the flagship Samsung Galaxy S8 will get a 4K display and support for VR-platform Google Daydream
New flagship phone Samsung Galaxy S8 is developed by the manufacturer codenamed Project Dream. According to the newspaper The Korea Herald, the company intends to equip the smartphone AMOLED display diagonal of 5.5 inches and a resolution of 4K.
The project name has reference to the virtual reality platform Google Daydream. And sources say that this similarity is not surprising, since the South Korean flagship will be optimized to work with virtua l reality with a display with a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels.
However, to improve the quality of mobile virtual reality a mere increase in resolution is not enough. VR is more than just a screen. Technology imposes specific requirements to the graphics processor of your smartphone. To cope with this graphics Exynos? It is expected that new devices can be used single-chip platform Snapdragon processor 830 with a strong graphic component.
It is obvious that the use of productive mobile graphics and screen with similar resolution will require considerable energy costs can quickly drain the battery of the gadget.
The announcement of the Galaxy S8 is expected early next year at the MWC 2017. The device needs to obtain aluminum housing, covered on both sides with a protective glass Gorilla Glass 5. Sources claim that in 2017, Samsung will release five flagship models including Samsung Galaxy X with curved display.