In pictures: Samsung unveils new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Following the recall and discontinuation of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the Galaxy S8 is the new flagship smartphone for Samsung.
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The new Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone on display during Samsung Creators Unpacked at Lincoln Center in New York City. (Getty Images for Samsung)
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Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphones, incorporating its virtual assistant Bixby, as the market leader seeks to rebound from a chaotic handset recall and a corruption scandal. The two handsets, fitted with screens of 5.8 and 6.2 inches, include Samsung's upgraded digital assistant Bixby, competing in a crowded field that includes Apple's Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. (Getty Images for Samsung)
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The new Samsung S8 is on display for the press after a news conference in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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The new version of the Samsung Gear 360 camera is on display. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Justin Denison, senior vice president of product strategy at Samsung, speaks about the new features on the Samsung Galaxy S8 during a launch event for the smartphone. (Getty Images)
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Samsung Director of Product Marketing Suzanne De Silva unveils the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ during Samsung Unpacked at David Geffen Hall in New York City. (Getty Images for Samsung)
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A view of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 at its Samsung launch event. (Getty Images)
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Samsung Director of Product Marketing Suzanne De Silva unveils the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ during Samsung Unpacked at David Geffen Hall in New York City. (Getty Images for Samsung)
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Consumers hold up the new Samsung Gear 360 Camera at Samsung Unpacked at David Geffen Hall in New York City. (Getty Images for Samsung)
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Justin Denison, senior vice president of product strategy at Samsung, speaks about the new features on the Samsung Galaxy S8 during a launch event for the smartphone, in New York City. (Getty Images)
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Justin Denison, senior vice president of product strategy at Samsung, speaks about the new features on the Samsung Galaxy S8 during a launch event for the smartphone in New York City. (Getty Images)
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The new Samsung S8 is on display for the press after a news conference in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Thu 30 Mar 2017 12:21 PM