Samsung's Galaxy S8 redemption tour keeps moving forward.
Following last year's disastrous launch of Samsung's fire-prone Note 7, the Korean tech heavyweight is getting plenty of positive reviews for its S8 phone, which will launch Friday.
CNET reviewer Jessica Dolcourt sees a lot to love about the new device, including a gorgeous design, great camera, high-resolution screen and solid battery life. But she considers the fingerprint sensor awkwardly placed and basically a pain. Also worth mentioning: the voice assistant Bixby is still half-baked and complaints are percolating up over red-tinted screens on some phones already out in South Korea.
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