Samsung’s bezel-free Galaxy S8: Rumor roundup and release date

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Bezels are so 2016. And with 2017 knocking on the door, phone manufacturers are itching to do away with the pesky things.

Rumor has it that Samsung is going to be the next company jumping on the bezel-free bandwagon. A few other changes are on the way, also, with its next flagship phone, the Galaxy S8.

In IT Blogwatch, we see edge to edge. 

So what is the rumor this time? Mark Walton has the background:

Samsung is planning to launch a...bezel-free version of its flagship Galaxy phone...the Galaxy S8. The S8...would also ditch the physical home button...Instead, the S8 will feature a virtual home button "buried in the glass in the the lower section"...This would allow for Samsung to create a phone with a larger screen without increasing its overall footprint.

For the few who don't know, what does a bezel-free display really mean? Harish Jonnalagadda fills us in:

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