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Samsung Galaxy S8 - Does It Suck?

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Is the Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8 Plus the best smartphone ever? Brought to you by Dollar Shave Club - New Members can try any razor for $1 - http://dollarshaveclub.com/unboxtherapy Samsung Galaxy S8 phone skins provided​ by - https://dbrand.com The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ (Plus) represent the most advanced Android smartphones on the market. The Galaxy S8 is not without it's quirks... It's got an unusual aspect ratio, lower than maximum screen resolution out of the box and no real enhancement to battery life (from the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge). That said the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are some of the more comfortable phones I've held. The change in aspect ratio give you a slender phone which still packs an enormous screen. The Galaxy S8 Plus has a 6.2-inch display and feels smaller in the hand than most 5.5-inch phones (including the iPhone 7 Plus and Google Pixel XL). The Samsung Galaxy S8 is likely the "screen champ" right now as well, with an amazing AMOLED panel and resolution up to 2,960 x 1,440 pixels. You will not be disappointed with the Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus. Still, the world of Android smartphones has advanced tremendously (especially in the $400 retail range) and I think many will find better value elsewhere. So what do you think, is the Samsung Galaxy S8 worth it's premium price tag? FOLLOW ME IN THESE PLACES FOR UPDATES Twitter - http://twitter.com/unboxtherapy Facebook - http://facebook.com/lewis.hilsenteger Instagram - http://instagram.com/unboxtherapy Google Plus - http://bit.ly/1auEeak


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Unbox Therapy (1 year ago)
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Stalkerx13 (6 days ago)
Unbox Therapy I will once you give me one of those $68 dollar small peice of shit phones you reviewed that looked like a block.
Owen Novak (10 days ago)
Unbox Therapy yes, yes it does. The edge cracks no matter what.
JustROGaming (2 months ago)
Unbox Therapy u have s8 active
gaming with jhangel (2 months ago)
Unbox Therapy i just got my Samsung galaxy s8 today
Antonio APC79 (2 months ago)
Unbox Therapy what's the camera resolution of the front and back of the device
Andly Kwan (19 hours ago)
when you get iphone x, then are you gonna use face ID?
Shan Iqbal (3 days ago)
seriously I'm iphone user but let me tell you 1 second ?? why apple just to show off ? Samsung is amazing and superb quality. i love apple as well but i can't pay for the security that lot of money. these two companies are giant so no one can beat them.
Jason cooper (4 days ago)
Hi ya whats your favourite phone
Debrakay (4 days ago)
Hey Apple users can I use my google account on an apple iiphone? Also is this a 6.0 marshmallow update?
Stalkerx13 (6 days ago)
You take a picture of a penis, what do you see more penises?
Activenex (7 days ago)
Much better than getting Jailed in iphone ecosystem.
Wapper Jaw (8 days ago)
It comes at default setting for saving battery power. If you want to watch a video all the way up its then go ahead. But during the most of the day (when your not watching videos) just set back to the halfway mark to save battery power. It still has an awesome video set at halfway setting ... etc.
am i the only one who likes bixby
Fares Ihab (9 days ago)
Which colour should I buy
Gary J Ferguson (10 days ago)
Hes annoying as fuck and you all are making him the bucks by watching dumb shits
Hugh Mann (15 days ago)
FUCK YOU APPLE!!!
School boys (18 days ago)
U have many phone can u give me one
angel perez (19 days ago)
yes it sucks big time
Yunus Noori (23 days ago)
fk u
Austin Huff (23 days ago)
Thanxs
Akilan Bharathi (25 days ago)
Haa u suck
yis bou (27 days ago)
I highly doubt such an expensive phone sucks.
Playboy Enterprises (28 days ago)
Watched on my S8
Adam Knowles (1 month ago)
He's just saying does it suck obviously not so why did he put it in the title I wonder why to get more views that's why really think of a person that said it sucks
Jason Tong (1 month ago)
the blue filter is for protecting your eyes as blue light damages your eyes worst. Not just for a warmer phone.
Koreano (1 month ago)
i dont know if anyone is still here but, im thinking buying the S8, should i buy it ? does it get slower as the other samsungs ?
Omiga Lob (1 month ago)
Samsung phone has a premium design, but worst performance short battery life, expensive.
Игрушка TV (1 month ago)
Здорова ДЕБИЛ!!
Lightsaber Lord P373 (1 month ago)
I'm getting the Galaxy S8+ in Coral Blue!!!
david erjavec (1 month ago)
Watching this on s8 and i just got it today 😍😍😍
Mint Princess (1 month ago)
I’m thinking of switching from Apple to Samsung
COOL BRO. (1 month ago)
Mint Princess just do it!
JonnyCUBA ! (1 month ago)
just got mine today. Loving it!
Cancer Boi (1 month ago)
Once he said it I chopped of his head with my S 8
Loco Jose (1 month ago)
I think ima move to galaxy edge iPhone has been making iPhones slower ones they take out a new iPhone or battery problems hope Samsung doesn’t do that.👌
sherotharakan (1 month ago)
@unboxtherapy please check out this smartphone called kult ambition and make a video on it
Maybe with that extra money you can buy a whole fuckin avocado 🥑
Cole Dupuis (1 month ago)
You know you do not need to swipe for iris you can have it so it unlocks like face scanner
Gugz T (1 month ago)
Can Android fans please realize that some people just don't like Android phones an just leave with it
David Doug Green (1 month ago)
1 year later, I turn 17, and get my first phone, the s8.
Jaylan Beckley (1 month ago)
Why are your eyes always wide open in your thumbnail? Lol
m.aiman syfq (1 month ago)
being bias
Xanan Muse (1 month ago)
Apple is shaking
PURIFIER ! (1 month ago)
1440p squad
u suck.
Mango PLays (1 month ago)
Nikki
Mango PLays (1 month ago)
Yo
John Pangilinan (1 month ago)
Common Guys COMMON PROB For Samsungs even S8+ now? LAGGY! Truth Hurts xD watch the Video " Why Samsung 8+ is Laggy?
Mathew Varghese (1 month ago)
My S8 stopped working all of a sudden just after 8 months, that too with very minimal usage. I have never installed or played any games in it, the only Apps I used most are WhatsApp, Instagram, Gmail, Chrome Browser and Google Maps. It didn't have any physical damage. I have immersed it in water only once and that too for under a minute. The only issue I had been facing was, the ear speaker was very low for the last few weeks, it was too low that I had to use headphone or put on speaker. On Mar 14, 2018, while I was just browsing Instagram, the App all of a sudden stopped working and automatically got closed. And when I tried to open it again after a couple of minutes, the phone got switched off and that was it, it never switched back on after it. It used to happen earlier, the phone used to get hanged and would restart automatically, but this time it never restarted back. I tried all the options, tried to connect it to a charger, there was no sign of charging, the red led light was not on. Then I tried to hold the volume down and power button together for more than 30 secs, still, it was not turning on. Thank God this happened during the warranty period, so Samsung agreed to get it fixed after I ship it to them. My Samsung S3 which I bought in 2012 still works good and I'm using it now until I get back my S8. The only issue is the battery is draining very fast, I even tried to get a replacement battery, but it was of no help either. The phone still runs on Android Kitkat, that might be the cause of the battery draining. Now I'll be having a second thought to go again for a Samsung phone going forward. :-(
Poggers (1 month ago)
Heres my question, should I use a screen protector and or case? I've got a really low profile otterbox and so far I haven't used it but at the same time I avoid using my phone too much when I'm away from carpet.
GamingMan247 (1 month ago)
I’m debating between the galaxy s8+ and the google pixel xl.
Retro Shoes (1 month ago)
Great One,
Vargas Lodestar (1 month ago)
Samsung s8 is waaay better than Iphone X...Here is why: Cheaper Samsung s8 600$ Iphone X 1200$ double the price bruh; Better camera and many people confirm it; Better performance; Battery lasts longer; Edges are actually round unlike Iphone X; And so much more....
Ray Chow (1 month ago)
Watching this on my S8
Right Burst (1 month ago)
No
Joyo Papa's (1 month ago)
Watching this on my lg v10...
gl55122 (1 month ago)
Your watch is .....
FLOODOFSINS (1 month ago)
Why do so many people love this channel? This guy is so annoying.
Kanav Gupta (1 month ago)
Watching this on my iPhone 8 Plus!
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Smellavision (2 months ago)
curved edges are horrible
TheRightMusicList (2 months ago)
S8 or Pixel2 Xl ?? i cant decide .....
Ponugupaty Akshay (1 month ago)
To put it simply, if you take a lot of pictures buy the Pixel 2 XL and if you listen to a lot of music buy the S8
TEAM JETHRINE (2 months ago)
How to punch in the video on youtube
BEING HERE (2 months ago)
I just got this phone. It's beautiful. Not as smooth or powerful as the iphone 8, but customization is awesome. Camera is better on iphone IMO. But I like the way I can use the S8 cameras in dual mode recording. Why won't iphone do that too? Of course, I love the headphone jack too. I use it for the mic. I am lucky that I can carry both Iphone and Android phones. I also have an apple watch and a samsung watch on either wrist. Both have a lot to offer. Why people have to hate on either one is beyond me. I guess they just like to hate. It's fun to have two lovers. I can appreciate the good in both of them.
Power Think (2 months ago)
Yes it suck.
nana assan (2 months ago)
For once I think you kinda hating on...
NASA 82 (2 months ago)
omg you're such an idiot i think that the phones people love you hate,but the worst phone people don't use it nowadays you love it lol maybe your still using the nokia model lol
김정 (2 months ago)
Yes it sucks.
Vee Nessa (2 months ago)
I have this ph I hate the camera..
Frentzen Wiraja (2 months ago)
Does it suck? Definitely not
Just Gus (2 months ago)
Meh, by the time my contract is up I'll be able to purchase the s10.
lolpotington (2 months ago)
So i have a Galaxy s6, updated the new Android and it has the little red part and the notice when you turn brightness all the way up, i think its just from the new Android update not just the S8
Abraham Flores (2 months ago)
Hey what was that programed you preferred over bixbi
Jupiter ly (2 months ago)
this guy looks like monkey
StrawberryPizza (2 months ago)
A lot of manufacturers put that brightness warning because it does drain the battery and can cause eye strain when reading or using it for too long.
Radio776 (2 months ago)
Hey Lewis, I just recently got the S8 plus. I agree with you on the video orientation part, but the edge panel, iris sensor, and finger print scanner I'd have to disagree with you. I very much love the edge panel, I find it very useful. The iris scanner I find very easy to use and works quite quickly. And the finger print scanner, all though I prefer the scanner orientation of my old LG K20 V, I am very comfortable with the location of the on on the S8 plus.
ba na (2 months ago)
This face is out there ?????
Nafedogg (2 months ago)
"YES IT SUCKS" and I'm using one lol
michael narh (2 months ago)
Nokia 8 pls!
CaptainPaperHat (2 months ago)
I think people like you don’t need to worry about your face being leaked.
Rawa zana (2 months ago)
Why you say that to the best mobile in the world?
Justin parker (2 months ago)
Watching this on my galaxy s8.
annelentur (2 months ago)
well you just hate .. noting good.. so i bet you hate Samsung and cant be objective. So yea this is officially the worst review on this phone
Ivan 199800 (2 months ago)
Stay away from the 8s I have my 7 for a year. Just got a 8s two weeks ago already a scratch on the screen. My 7 still looks new they made the 8s easy to damage. For maintenance repair charges the Sprint sale lady told me.
EL MAGNIFICO (2 months ago)
Stupid keyboard, I so hate this phone. The spell check and autocorrect are awful, I so miss my iPhone 6. Biggest mistake ever to buy this stupid phone.
Erin Kearney (2 months ago)
I just bought one!
lick ming (2 months ago)
Gross old man thumbnail
Jhon Franck (2 months ago)
Thank you for answer.
Zach Courtney (2 months ago)
My s8 screen made a perment imprint of a dull pic of my key board. . Now I have my note 8 and I love it.
Jhon Franck (2 months ago)
Can you answer my question?
Jhon Franck (2 months ago)
Why Samsung does not switch to ios?
MC Ren (2 months ago)
iOS is Apple, that will never happen
Beau Combee (2 months ago)
Yes the s8 does suck! Trying to type on this little piece of shit is damn near near impossible!
MC Ren (2 months ago)
Is it really bad? Was thinking of getting it. What's the main problems.
Stephen McGarrity (2 months ago)
Never ever trust reviews, I switched from iPhone to Samsung and I'm so disappointed with Samsung s8. Its drives me crazy, calls cut out mid conversation, the default settings can't be changed and continuously asks if I want to set messenger or phone as default, every single time I get a message between apps. Its such a mess of information, apps and a big mess on the screen, I really hate it so much and am gutted I'm stuck with this phone, the phone actually stresses you out using it and I've never experienced that before, maybe it's a good thing, in the future I think I'll just buy one of those cheap Chinese phones that have had good reviews. Honestly people don't waste your money if you're wondering about buying one.
Siham Noor (2 months ago)
Basically Samsung sucks.
Guerra F (2 months ago)
Bro how fat is ur Dome🤣 seems like you need an extra leather strap for that snapback
Matthias Pool (2 months ago)
lol
Lews enthusiasm makes those guys feel awkward! Love it!
ABNKB ABNKB (2 months ago)
My daughter calls you Lou Lou BaDooDoo ... :) she likes your vids bro :)
DragRacer #98 (2 months ago)
Id say it looks fine to me
Con D. Riano (2 months ago)
After like 7 months its actually really bad
Raw and Uncensored (2 months ago)
Am I the only one that disabled 80% of the pre-installed aps, the always on display,Panels, and Bixby?
Ankit Rao (2 months ago)
"Not at all"
Alex (2 months ago)
With the whole watching a video on YouTube you can zoom in on the video to make it the full screen and it's better
Henry Colling (2 months ago)
Samsung Galaxy 8 and Galaxy notes8 are better than I though people are buying than iPhone 8or 10 people switching Samsung Galaxy 2 reasons reliability is the cost of the phones cheaper over iPhone and Samsung Better battery life than iPhone 8or 10
Romilo Bacule (2 months ago)
can you give it to me bro..lol

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