Mobile phones have become a part of everyday life and many people are serious fans of Samsung devices and their cutting-edge technology. The improved cameras are nothing less than impressive, and the display enhancements will definitely be a thrill for gamers or anyone who likes to consume media via their mobile devices. If you are looking to upgrade in 2018, or are interested in trying out one of the futuristic Samsung models, here is a quick rundown of the latest offerings from the company.

Galaxy Note8

If you are a phone enthusiast who is not afraid to put your money where your mouth is, take a look at the Note8. This device is available for about $950 retail. The larger than average display area (6.3in) is a huge draw for gamers and those that enjoy watching movies or other media on their mobile devices. The display itself boasts 522ppi which creates a visually satisfying viewing experience. The 6GB of RAM is also impressive. The S-Pen has been improved for 2018 and is now even more precise. The safety standards have also been increased, which was necessary and timely.


  • Uses the stylus S-Pen
  • 522ppi pixel density
  • Larger than the Galaxy S8 phones

Samsung Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S8’s curved infinity display is both visually striking and useful. The construction allows for an impressive amount of display space while still maintaining easy manageability with one hand. The camera has been improved, and like the Note 8 has improved software that utilizes enhanced technology. The more energy-efficient Snapdragon processor is another improvement that users, both old and new, will surely appreciate. The model is also dust and water resistant. The 570ppi is extraordinary, and gives viewers a pretty impressive experience, especially for a mobile device! At 5.36oz the phone is still lightweight, even with all of the great added features.


  • Introduced the Infinity Display
  • Snapdragon processor
  • Weighs just 5.36 ounces

The Galaxy S7 Edge is the larger model of the 7 class of phones from Samsung. New for 2018 are enhancements to the display and cameras. If you are looking for a large display this model is a great choice. The high pixel density of 534ppi creates a viewing experience not found on all phones. The scratch-resistant glass is another helpful change that makes good, practical sense. The 4GB of RAM let users store all manner of media on their device or download apps with abandon. The camera offers optical image stabilization and a self-timer in addition to touch to focus and face detection. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip supports a 12 megapixel camera that does not disappoint.


  • New camera and display enhancements
  • 534ppi pixel density
  • Scratch-resistant glass display


If you are a Samsung fan from way back, or a convert from a different brand, the 2018 offerings from the company are impressive indeed. These three models illustrate the key features of the brand and offer a great introduction to what you can expect if you opt for a Samsung smartphone. Samsung is one of the most popular brands of devices for gamers and people that require or desire a strong visual experience from their devices.