Microsoft touts Microsoft-customized edition of Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung says that DeX offers "a true desktop PC experience", but as with Microsoft's Continuum - which can't run desktop-class Windows applications - DeX is limited to running Android apps, most of which were designed primarily with phones in mind.

Yes, you 100 percent can do that, but how many people will?

What's also new is Samsung has introduced its own virtual assistant with the S8.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 maintains the 12MP back camera of the S7 edge, but now (and you know this is important) there's an all-new 8MP selfie camera.

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro the first smartphone from Samsung having 6 gigabytes of Ram, so it's quite awesome to see a phone such like C9 Pro which is powered by 6 gigabytes of Ram. The Galaxy S8 will come with a set of pre-installed apps that will work with Bixby.

In the USA it's possible to buy a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ which is a Microsoft Edition meaning you pick it up from a Microsoft Store on 21 April.

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"In order to take full advantage of the larger display formats on these devices, you should consider increasing your app's maximum supported aspect ratio".

Now, you can swiftly unlock your screen using iris scanning and facial recognition technology, a definite step above the ol' fingerprint scanner (which you can still use, if you're the old-school type).

For example, the company touted a new facial-scanning feature that allows users to unlock their Galaxy S8 with their face.

A video has surfaced showing how the Galaxy S8's facial recognition can be fooled using nothing more than a photograph. They newly launched smartphones featured only a single camera setup.

According to Business Insider, for the past several months, Intel and others have been pushing the USB-C, the universal port that's replacing older USB ports on more and more devices, as the 3.5 mm jack's replacement.

  • Desiree Holland