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Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ get certified by FCC

Another day, another bit of info about the upcoming Samsung flagship. We already know how the Galaxy S8/S8+ will look, how much it will cost and when is the official launch. Today we also got the info that the device is certified by FCC. The certification entry also revealed some model numbers of the devices for the US market.






The images above reveal the Samsung Galaxy S8 is manufactured in Vietnam and has models SM-G950U, SM-G950U1 and SM-G950W. So we are going to see at least three variations of the Galaxy S8 on American soil.

The other image we showed you above is about the bigger sibling of the flagship – the Galaxy S8+. It also will come in three variations – SM-G955U, SM-G955U1 and SM-G955W.

According to a different FCC report, both phones will support wireless charging.

Samsung Galaxy S8 is reportedly coming with 5.8 bezel-less screen and without a home button, a fingerprint scanner on the back, next to the camera and an additional button for Bixby AI, Samsungs answer to Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

The bigger Galaxy S8+ is said to have a bigger 6.2 AMOLED screen and larger battery – 3500 mAh compared to 3000 mAh for the Galaxy S8.

According to earlier sources the 5.8 phone will cost 799 while you have to dig deeper into your pocket for extra 100 for the 899 price tag of Galaxy S8+.

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