As for the rest of the story that has been leaked in various forms over the past weeks, this is what we are looking at. So, we have a "new era of smartphone design and fantastic new services, opening up new ways to experience the world".
With the regular Galaxy S8, you get a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, Exynos Octa-core or Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor depending on the market, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage plus microSD support up to 256GB, Dual Pixel 12MP camera (f/1.7) for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing, 8MP (f/1.7) front camera, 3000mAh battery, fast wired and wireless charging, IP68 water and dust resistance, and Android 7.0 Nougat.
The Galaxy S8 Plus isn’t much different, but it does have the bigger 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display and a bigger 3500mAh battery. The rest is the same.
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be available starting on April 21, and will be offered in a rich color palette including Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue and Maple Gold.
What else new, though? Well, you get a new Gear VR with Controller (powered by Oculus), The Samsung DeX which transforms your smartphone into a desktop by providing a secure desktop-like experience, Samsung Connect for smart device management, enhanced Samsung Health and a New high-performance earphones tuned by AKG by Harman.