Samsung pulled off an amazing feat with the Galaxy S8, the smaller model of the two Galaxy S smartphones that Samsung announced on March 29.
It has a larger 5.8-inch screen than the iPhone 7 Plus’ 5.5-inch screen, all while donning a smaller and more comfortable design.
As you might expect, the bigger screen on the Galaxy S8 is better for using apps. Check it out:
The Galaxy S8’s screen is different than most smartphones.
Most smartphones have a 16:9 aspect ratio, but the Galaxy S8 has an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. That means its screen is taller than most smartphone screens, including the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but not wider.
By having a taller screen and keeping a narrow width, the Galaxy S8’s body remains manageable and comfortable to use.
Apart from keeping comfort while sporting a huge screen, the Galaxy S8’s tall screen is also better for using apps than conventional screens.
If you think about it, most apps are designed to be used vertically with swipes up and down to see the content rather than horizontally with left and right swipes.