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Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ Will Launch In Black, Silver And Violet Colors; Will Feature High Price Tags As Well

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Mar 7, 2017
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Another day, another Galaxy S8 leak. The amount of information which has surfaced for Samsung’s flagship is simply astounding. Renders, specifications, images, videos, you name it, we got it. The device will feature a lot of upgrades which will set it apart from its predecessors. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will change design, performance and specifications by quite a bit. Today, some information on the pair’s prices has surfaced. Take a look below to find out more.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Will Feature Three Color Variants And High Price Tags

Taking a look at all the leaks so far, one thing is certain. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will not be cheap smartphones. Apple and Samsung seem to have gotten in another race – of making the most expensive flagship smartphone. While Cupertino’s iPhone 8 is rumored to feature a price tag north of $1000, the S8 and S8+ won’t fall too short of this mark either. Rumored specifications for the pair include the Snapdragon 835, 4/6GB RAM, spec’d out rear camera sensors and more.

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Now, tipster Roland Quandt claims to have more information for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, straight from a European retailer. He’s confirming what we’ve heard previously for the devices. The Galaxy S8 and its larger variant are rumored to carry price tags north of $800. This places them out of reach for a lot of folks. Furthermore, Quandt also provides us with details for their color variants, with a twist.

Color variants for the S8 and S8+ will be Black, Silver and Violet. Violet is an interesting choice from Samsung, as the Korean tech giant rarely caters to the feminine with its gadget launches. It’s a better color than pink too, if you ask us. Violet has a certain masculine touch to it as well, as opposed to the former which is associated completely with femininity. Moving towards price tags, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be priced at 799 and 899 respectively. These translate into $845 and $950, as we’ve told you all along.

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So, to wrap it up, the Galaxy S8 will be an amazing smartphone, with an equally high price tag. Flagship smartphones aren’t for everyone after all and this year we’ll witness this fact with more clarity. The pair will feature a dedicated virtual assistant termed Bixby and desktop connectivity, termed Dex. They’ll launch later this month and will release in the final week of April. Thoughts? Let us know what you think in the comments section below and stay tuned. We’ll keep you updated on the latest. Cheers.

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