Weekly Review: Samsung’s and Intel’s 8th generation flagship

Wochenrückblick: Samsungs und Intels 8. Generation Flaggschiff

Not classic PC hardware topics, but the concept of the Samsung Galaxy S8 (hands-on) determined in the 13th calendar week 2017 the happenings on ComputerBase. In the daily news, Intel and Microsoft delivered a head-to-head race, which finally decided the 8th generation Core i.

Galaxy S8 and S8 + from the end of April for 799 and 899 euros

Samsung will launch the new Galaxy-S-Generation at the end of April in two variants on the market: as Galaxy S8 for 799 euro and as Galaxy S8 + for 899 euro. The biggest changes to the smartphone series are the new Infinity display and the resulting new design. Samsung has managed to accommodate larger displays with 5.8 and 6.2 inches in similarly sized enclosures as the Galaxy S7 (test) and Galaxy S7 edge (test). In the first test of the Galaxy S8 / S8 + on time to the performance on Wednesday evening, the devices knew in many ways to convince.

If Lacke Refresh in 14 nm

In the daily news, a preview of the 8th generation Intel Core i could be placed just before the release of the Creators Update for Windows 10. The Core i7-8000 will be a refresh from Kaby Lake, not Intel’s first 10nm Cannon Lake solution. Intel confirmed ComputerBase’s Technology Day assumption that Cannon Lake will not be the direct successor to Kaby Lake.

Creators Update for Windows 10

Almost immediately the message for the upcoming Creators Update for Windows 10 was released. The download had been possible for a short time since Tuesday of this week before Microsoft withdrew the download option from previously unknown reasons. In the meantime, April 11 is the official date for the distribution, which is to be carried out in several phases over several months. Impatient users will be able to initiate the update process from April 5 onwards via the Update Assistant for the creators update.




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