Microsoft is selling its own version of the Samsung Galaxy S8
Apr 10 2017 by Johnny Bowman
What's interesting is that Office, OneDrive, and Skype all come preinstalled on the regular Galaxy S8 handsets, just like they did with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S6. However we should note that during our briefing of the Galaxy S8, someone tried to trick the phone using a photo and it did not work, so your mileage may vary.
Samsung's mobile chief, DJ Koh, introduces the Samsung Galaxy S8.APMicrosoft's dream of Windows conquering the smartphone market has all but fizzled.
Pre-orders started today for Samsung's newest smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus, both of which are set to hit the USA market on April 21.
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Furthermore, Phandroid has noted that the unlocked versions of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus are essentially tagged at a cheaper price compared with the ones being retailed through carriers. There is a digital home screen button, and you can return home by pressing hard on the home button area, even when you're using an app and the digital home button isn't shown. How many people swap Samsung's apps for Microsoft's? Samsung is calling its latest brainchild the "smartphone without limits" and that has got a lot to do with its looks; after all, isn't that what strikes you first about a brand new phone? Elsewhere, we see more little tweaks signaling the modernization of Samsung's design: the move to USB Type-C, the relocation of the fingerprint scanner around back, and the arrival of a dedicated hardware button for Bixby, the company's new virtual assistant. It is the front camera that will interest you. Microsoft has partnered with Samsung to create a special S8 version that has Microsoft's apps installed, including Office and Cortana. It's so seamless, we can't help but call it sexy.
Dex Mode: If you purchase a special Samsung Dex dock, you can transform your smartphone into a kind of desktop. The two reworked their deal in 2015, and though details were not made public, Samsung began preloading Microsoft apps on its phones and tablets. Or maybe because facial recognition on phones is still iffy?