It is known that the MWC 2017 will be held without the presentation of the flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy S8. It is possible to speak with certainty, as the head of mobile units Samsung has promised to name the date of announcement of 27 February, when the exhibition opens. Meanwhile, retailers have revealed the price of the future flagship, and it will be rather big.
In database Ukrainian online retailer there are options of colors and prices of smartphones Samsung Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+. From the presented data it follows that the Galaxy S8 (model number SM-G950) and Galaxy S8+ (model number SM-G955) will cost 25 and 28 999 999 hryvnia, which is about $960 and $1070 or 56 000 and 62 500 rubles. This confirms previous rumors that the new high end model of Samsung will be at least $100 more expensive than the Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge.
Smartphones Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ will be presented in black, gold and gray color options.
Thus, Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ can be more expensive than not only the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which price in the official retail is 52 and 62 990 990 rubles, respectively, but more is iPhone 8, the cost of which, according to rumors, for the first time will exceed $1000.
February 26, before the opening of MWC, the South Korean manufacturer is planning an event for the press. It will feature innovations that Samsung has prepared for the exhibition. It is obvious that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will not be among them.
According to reports, the official show of the Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ will be held on 29 March and the start of sales is scheduled for April 21.