The release date of Samsung‘s 2017 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, has been leaked all over the internet. Apparently, it is set to be in stores on April 21, and preorders would be available starting April 7. Though the phone was planned to be unveiled in two weeks, a purple version of the Galaxy S8 has leaked, but it doesn’t tell much.
There were a lot of rumors about the release date of the new Samsung smartphone since last year, but Samsung has remained pretty secretive about it. However, a promotional poster of the 2017 flagship phone has been around social media, and Samsung customers seem to be pretty excited about the new Galaxy S8 (SM-G950).
Samsung is expected to make the official announcement by the end of March
Samsung’s new phone is almost ready for customers. Several sources have affirmed it is set to be released on April 21, 2017. The smartphone is expected to be officially unveiled in less than two weeks by the company. Some people say this will happen on March 29, at an event that the company is holding in New York City.
Invitations have been sent to the press. The specific features and innovations of the new Galaxy will also be unveiled on that day. Customers expect Samsung to avoid another disaster as the one with the Galaxy Note 7.
However, the information and the image of the new phone were leaked through a post that has been around in Twitter. It features the violet version of the Galaxy S8. Nonetheless, the photo doesn’t offer a lot of insight, and the phone looks rather dull.
How would the Samsung Galaxy S8 look like?
At the moments everything that has been said about the features of the Galaxy S8 is based on rumors. However, some have tried to predict the innovation of Samsung’s 2017 flagship smartphone.
Apparently, the new Galaxy phone will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor in the U.S. and with Samsung’s own Exynos 8895 for global versions. It will have a 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of onboard storage.
Features might include an iris scanner, a 12MP for main camera and 8MP for the front camera, wireless charging, and a microSD slot. The Galaxy S8 is expected to have a screen resolution of QHD (2560×1440) while the Galaxy S8+ will retain 3200×1800 (QHD+).
Both versions will lose their front-mounted home button. As well, they are expected to include IP68 dust/water resistance technology.
Source: Android Headlines