The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is undoubtedly a looker from every angle. It’s one of the most elegant Android phones I’ve had the pleasure of handling, putting rival devices, like Apple’s iPhone 7, to shame. The phone’s cutting-edge appearance isn’t at the expense of ergonomics or functionality though.
There’s a 6.2-inch display front and centre. On paper, this sounds massive, especially when you consider that most rivals out there hover between 5.5 and 5.7-inches. One of the last notable handsets to break this 6-inch barrier was the Nexus 6, made by Motorola, which had aptly been codenamed ‘Shamu’ prior to its official launch. Its size was its biggest issue, making for a cumbersome user experience; thankfully, such issues aren’t present with the S8 Plus.
For a phone with such a large screen, the Galaxy feels surprisingly elegant in the hand, a trait that Samsung should be commended for.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone was launched in March 2017. The phone …