This might be the best look yet at Samsung’s highly-anticipated new flagship smartphone.
I think this is what you've been waiting for. pic.twitter.com/FvYfsLOy0R
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) March 1, 2017
The image is similar to what Samsung hinted at during its press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona when it showed a minimalistic drawing of the S8.
BGR also today posted a story with photos of what it calls an actual S8. Both leaks show minimal bezels on the front of the device, which is a bit taller than Samsung’s previous flagship Galaxy phones and features a slightly curved screen.
Samsung chose not to unveil the S8 at MWC, instead creating an event on March 29 specifically to announce its newest smartphone. The tech giant did however show off new tablets and virtual reality products at MWC this week.
The decision to postpone the launch of its Galaxy S8 follows a tough year for Samsung. The Galaxy Note 7 was recalled globally this past October after battery issues caused the phone to catch fire. In addition to costing the company more than $5 billion, the disaster tarnished some consumer trust in the company. Still, Samsung posted record earnings for Q4 2016, thanks in part to its chip business.