Both Samsung Galaxy S8 Models Might be Curvilicious

By Gary Cutlack on at

Samsung's made a thing in recent years out of offering two versions of its Galaxy S series; one with the usual flat screen and a curved option for people who enjoy spending a bit more money on having extra features they probably won't use.

Well, that might change next spring, as Samsung's rumoured to be making both the larger and smaller Galaxy S8 come with those curved edges of mild and occasional use.

The trend for dual formats started with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, although the current rumour is that both models of next year's S8 -- one with a 5.7-inch display and a 6.2-inch larger brother -- will have the curved sides and all of their accompanying, allegedly empowering, miniature applications.

And that 6.2-incher is quite important for Samsung, as it's markedly larger than the Edge S series model of last year, and would appear to show that Samsung's trying to win back fans of its larger handsets now that the Note brand has, literally, gone up in smoke.

One final rumour suggests that a third Galaxy S model might turn up at mobile World Congress next year, with Samsung apparently working on a more streamlined lifestyle model that further shrinks the bezel of the phone chassis to make something unusually sleek by Samsung's usually quite hefty and manly standards. [Korea Herald via Slashgear]

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