Remember a Samsung Note7 debacle? There were battery fires, a large recall, and an aeroplane ban. Eventually, Samsung pulled a smartphone from a market.
But now it’s perplexing to get behind in a diversion with a launch of a Galaxy S8. The new smartphone only strike store shelves days ago and Consumer Reports reveals how it stacks adult opposite a competition.
Consumer Reports is contrast 8 of Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones. It’s a company’s initial poignant phone launch given a large remember of a Note7 final summer.
“Samsung’s Galaxy line has always finished good in a tests, so we’re meddlesome to see if a S8 can hit a predecessor, a S7, out of a tip mark in a ratings,” pronounced Rich Fisco, Consumer Reports.
Consumer Reports checked out complaints about reddish displays on a S8 and found a emanate in 4 out of a 8 phones they purchased and tested.
In a matter to Consumer Reports, Samsung did not directly residence a red stain issue, though pronounced it will recover an refurbish as early as subsequent week that will yield users a ability to serve adjust a tone settings on a S8.
“In a meantime, if your arrangement looks red and you’d like to adjust it, go to settings, display, shade mode, tone change and change a red level,” Fisco said.
Consumer Reports put a smartphone’s camera by a severe contrast and found a S8 did well.
“The camera is among a best we’ve ever tested. Samsung toned down a over-sharpening so cinema now demeanour some-more picturesque and natural,” Fisco said.
The S8 upheld Consumer Reports’ asperse test, validating Samsung’s explain that a phone could withstand 5 feet of H2O for adult to 30 minutes. In CR’s labs, they found with a damage-resistant Gorilla Glass 5, a S8s are some-more scratch-resistant than a S7s.
Consumer Reports will finish a contrast of a Galaxy S8 and refurbish a smartphone ratings in a subsequent few weeks.
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