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Top 5 reasons to buy a Samsung Galaxy S8If you're looking for an excuse to get Samsung's superphone, you've come to the right place.
These are the top five reasons to buy the Samsung Galaxy S8. You're looking for an excuse to upgrade your phone to Samsung's new fancy flagship aren't you? Well here are five. [SOUND] At number five Bixby. Yeah this one's a bit of a stretch I'll admit it however Samsung must really believe in this thing because they dedicated a friggin button to it. Additionally the company will integrate technology from this in the future. Bixby was built by the same people who made Siri. Down the road, it could be pretty great. And number four, convenience. I'm going to open a few little things that make the S8 a smart buy. It's got a headphone jack unlike some other phones out there. Samsung even throws in a pair of fancy AKG headphones in the box. The S8 also has the option of iris scanning to unlock the device Plus there's USB [INAUDIBLE] to connect the device to all kinds of things. That brings us to number 3, desktop mode. A really important note, this does require the Samsung dex accessory If you've ever wanted to carry just one device for pretty much everything, the S8, with the DeX, might be a great idea. We've seen this kinda thing attempted before, but Samsung has Adobe and Microsoft working on apps optimized for its desktop experience. Those are some pretty powerful partners. At number two, the insides. They're a lot of great Phones out there right now, but the Galaxy S8 will pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, or a Samsung Exynos 8895, in benchmarks, they're both crazy fast. On top of that, the Galaxy S8 will be able to support Gigabits, LTE speeds. There's also bluetooth 5.0 inside that has a longer range and it can carry way more data than older versions. And the number 1, design. Look at this thing, it looks like a design from the future. small bezels everywhere, means you get a huge screen and a relatively compact body. If you're wondering if apps will be weird on that screen, Google has told Android developers to update their apps to take advantage of that new aspect ration. The S8 also brings the [UNKNOWN] design to all Galaxy S users, and that comes along with a whole Whole set of cool features as well. If you're looking for reasons not to buy the S8, check out top5.cnet.com for that video. I'm Iyaz Akhtar and I'll see you online. [MUSIC]