Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumors, Leaks: 'Bixby' & 'Kestra' New AI, 256GB Internal Storage & More!

First Posted: Nov 29, 2016 05:10 AM EST

Samsung had a forgetful 2016 due to the Note 7 crisis but it seems like the tech giant is putting that behind it and focusing on Galaxy S8. If the latest rumors are to be believed, the newer S8 will be the game changer. Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 rumors indicate a lot of new technological innovations. The specs, design, and features will undergo a major overhaul. Let us look at some of the expected additions to the upcoming S8.

Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumors: Specs

It looks like Samsung is going to make it tough for the Chinese handset manufacturers with its new specs. The Galaxy S8 will be equipped with a massive 256GB internal storage and a 6GB RAM. Such as huge internal storage options will definitely win over new loyal fans. The 6GB RAM will be just perfect being able to perform all the tasks yet not affecting the battery. Will the MicroSD card slot exist? Well, at this point it is not clear whether Samsung will continue the external storage option or just rely on the internal storage,as reported by Forbes.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will be available in 5.7-inch and 6.2-inch screen sizes. Some latest Samsung Galaxy S8 rumors suggest that new S8 display will be nearly bezel-less design with 90 percent body to screen ratio.

Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumors: AI Bixby And Kestra

Samsung will be definitely making things difficult for other companies with its Galaxy S8. Rumors suggest the new S8 will feature an AI personal assistant on the lines of Apples's Siri. In October 2015, Samsung had acquired Viv Labs, an AI company from the co-creators of Siri,as reported by Slashgear.

Samsung has trademarked the names "Bixby", "Kestra", "Bix-bee", and "Bix". These look like the names of Samsung's next personal. Some rumors suggest that Bixby and Kestra will be a name of male and female assistants, respectively. With this new feature, Samsung will put itself in the AI space dominated by Google, Apple, and Microsoft.

Latest rumors suggest that Samsung Galaxy S8 will be available at the same price of S7 as Samsung is keen on winning back lost customers. Stay tuned to SWR for more updates.

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