Source Quotes $889 Price Tag For Galaxy S8 Marking Disappointment
Following its predecessors, Samsung's Galaxy S8 is one of the most leaked devices of the year. Courtesy of the countless leaks that have surfaced so far, the S8 will feature a lot of upgrades over its predecessors. Minimum bezels at the front, upgraded processor, upgraded RAM, you name it. Every detail on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 has surfaced so far. Now, with a little more than a month remaining till they are launched, we've got some more details for you. Take a look below for more.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 Will Cost North Of $850 Claims Latest 'Leak'
2017's flagships will step things up a notch from last year. It'll be a great year for mobile, with manufacturers set to go all the way with regards to a lot of features. OLEDs, dual cameras, minimum buttons, everything will receive an upgrade. And so will prices. The top flagships for the year, the S8 and the iPhone 8 have seen some big price tags quoted and today we've got more information on the matter.
The Galaxy S8 is already a part of several leaks which claim to be in the know how for the device's price. It'll be shy of a $1000, but only by a little. Current information suggests that the device will be priced in the range of $800-$1000. Today's leak also makes similar claims. According to a tipster, the Galaxy S8 will cost 6088 RMB. Translate this into US $ and you get a final tag of $885, which stands in line with previous leaks.
I guess Chinese version will be 6088RMB(S7 4888RMB),because I receive some information says that the cheapest one will be about 6000RMB…Now… https://t.co/4fgpbeHyiD
— 萌萌的电教 (@mmddj_china) February 17, 2017
It's a Chinese price, so end results will vary. But, it falls in line with previous leaks and corroborates some rather undigested details. After all, not a lot of folks can afford a $800 device, even if you factor in carrier plans here in the US. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will live up to the mark of a premium device. It'll also place Samsung effectively in the ranks of manufacturers with outrageously priced devices, right alongside Apple.
All the fancy materials on the S8 will come at a cost. Samsung will equip the device with OLED screens, an iris scanner, no buttons at the front and other details. Not to mention that the 10nm Snapdragon 835 isn't a cheap processor either, despite the fact that Samsung manufacturers it in-house. Thoughts? Let us know what you think in the comments section below and stay tuned for the latest. We'll keep you updated.