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Samsung S8: impressive, but it has a mountain to climb to regain trust

Samsung has finally unveiled its new Galaxy S8 flagship, with a feature-list ready to try and tackle the damage it inflicted on its brand in the wake of the Note 7. The new Bixby assistant has met a mixed reaction, and appears to have work to do ahead of the April launch, but Samsung is pressing ahead with a device that should help it recover some credibility in the smartphone market. The most obvious changes are the removal of the home button, an extremely thin bezel, and the S8’s metal and glass aesthetic. The redesign has allowed it to fit a larger screen inside a design that is essentially the same size as the disastrous Galaxy S7 – with a…

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