GO GO GADGET When does the Samsung Galaxy S8 come out? Release date, price, rumours and specs
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SAMSUNG is preparing to release the Galaxy S8 and leaks and rumours are already rife about what the new product will include.
Here’s everything you need to know about the new phone including release date, specs, rumours, features and price.
When will it come out?
Samsung fans were dealt a blow after the Galaxy Note 7 explosion debacle pushed the S8 release date back until April.
It has since been confirmed that the new model will be released on March 29, TechRadar reports.
It will be on pre-order from April 10 and is rumoured to land in stores on April 21.
The phone makers revealed that wrong sized batteries were to blame for the Note 7 which overheated and was recalled.
The South Korean firm may have postponed this launch in order to fully investigate those problems.
How much will it cost?
An exact figure has not yet been released but if previous prices and phones of similar models are a comparison then the Galaxy S8 will be in the region of £600.
It is rumoured the phone wil seel for $850 in the US – roughly £700 in the UK, according to TechRadar.
The Galaxy S7 can be bought for £619 while the S6 can be bought for £110.
The company have said they want to make the screen the main feature of the phone, with the aim for it to fill as much of the front face as possible. Read More
For customer’s in South Korea who bought the ill-fated Note 7 they can get some money off the new phone, by trading their old model in.
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