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Samsung's latest smartphone and accessories, in pictures

Samsung announced the Galaxy S8, a new Gear VR headset, second-generation Gear 360, and a docking station that turns its latest smartphone into a full-fledged desktop computer.

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Samsung Galaxy S8+

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ looks exactly like you expected. The fingerprint sensor has moved to the back, and the screen is larger.

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Of course it's waterproof

With an IP68 rating, the Galaxy S8 lineup is dust and water resistant.

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Infinity Display

Samsung's new Infinity Displays take up 83 percent of the front of the S8 and S8+.

The S8's display measures 5.8 inches, while the S8+ comes in at 6.2 inches.

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A new home button

A bigger screen displaced the S8's home button, which is now a pressure sensitive on-screen button that taps you back when pressed.

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Same camera, upgraded software

Samsung is using the same camera found in the S7 lineup, but has upgraded processing software for better photos and video.

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It's really not that big

Despite the large screen size, neither phone feels big in your hand thanks to the curved display.

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A lot of sensors

Every model of the S8 comes with a black front faceplate in an attempt to hide the sheer number of sensors placed just above the display.

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Midnight Black is a looker

Midnight Black will attract as many fingerprints as it does customers.

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USB-C is in

Throw your microUSB cables out, Samsung is all-in on USB-C. Oh, and the headphone jack lives to see another day.

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Display, display, and more display

It's really impressive how little the bezels on the S8 are.

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A new Gear 360 is coming...

The smaller, more affordable 360-degree camera will launch this spring with 4K and live streaming upgrades.

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Bixby is more than a voice assistant

Samsung's personal assistant Bixby is capable of scanning and identifying items. After scanning this book, Bixby displayed purchase options from Amazon.

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Yes, Bixby knows wine

After scanning this bottle of wine Bixby displayed vintage, type, and grapes used.

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More scanning

The new Gear VR didn't return many results, but Bixby did recognize there was text in the frame and offered to translate if needed.

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A stream of your life

Bixby Home is where you can control home automation products, read news, receive reminders, and check weather to name a few.

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Smart Things integration

Naturally, you can control any home automation products connected to Samsung's Smart Things platform directly from Bixby Home.

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Check on your fridge

If you own Samsung's connected fridge, that means you can remotely view what's inside with a few taps of the button.

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The Galaxy S8 as a desktop computer

With a Dex docking station, a monitor, keyboard, and mouse you can convert your phone into a full-fledged computer.

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Ports for days

With multiple USB ports, an ethernet port, and an HDMI port you won't run out of ports.

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It looks discreet

The Dex dock looks a lot like one of Samsung's wireless charging docks.

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Login screen

A lock screen displays just as it does on the phone, and you can unlock it using facial recognition or iris scanning tech.

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​An Android desktop

After unlocking the S8 when it's connected to Dex, you're presented with a basic desktop interface. App shortcuts, files, and an app drawer are all there.

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Multiple windows

Dex allows users to resize and use multiple windows at the same time. In this photo, the Microsoft Office Suite is being demonstrated.

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Citrix and VMWare, oh my!

Samsung is working with the likes of Citrix and VMWare to optimize the respective software to run virtual instances of Windows 10 on the S8.

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