Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Features, Specs and Price
There are high expectations on the up-coming 2017 Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge which could be release in first quarter of year 2017. From last few years track record we can say that company working hard to make their flagship phone best among others. From S6, they added curved screen which become instant hit and now they are working to give you super elegant and slick design smartphone that you shouldn’t miss. Samsung has always worked tough to be among the best Smartphone producers and according to the rumors of the Galaxy S8 features, it’s a phone worth waiting.
It is expected that Samsung may release their upcoming S8 too early. You might have first foldable Smartphone from Samsung on December 2016.
What is Release Date of Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge?
The new model will come with a little bit bigger screen with an enhanced display; wonderful 4k visuals, with a bigger internal memory and processor, upgraded front and back camera with high resolutions, will allow different angles point of view and there is a high possibility of a foldable design. Earlier, tech pundit was assuming that same thing should be available within Note 6 from Samsung but due to very short time for research and it will be available for S series first. The Samsung S8 will be among the best smart-phones in the year 2017. It will be a mobile gadget that will get you connected with your vehicle through the current mobile technology and will as well offer numerous mobile payment options including the recent launched Samsung Pay.
According the current speculations the Galaxy S8 release date may be fall in the first week of April 2017 in the Asian markets, and in the middle of the same month the handset will be available in Europe and USA. The S6 was launched in April and the S7 is expected to be released the same month coming year (2016), if the same trend follows then we shall have the S8 in the market by April 2017.
The country with large market (Like US, UK), will be more lucky as the S8 will be available in the shops immediately after the launch; in contrary the smaller markets has to be patient for 3 months after the release. Though there are some rumors that the Samsung Manufacturers might discharge some handset before the release date to prevent unnecessary delay.
The Galaxy S8 Edge unique Features and Specifications
Gorilla glass: The S8 will come with a toughened glass to make the phone more resistant to damages and improve on durability. This feature will be applied in both the front and the back side of the handset; the sides will be covered by metal frames for more protection.
Fingerprint sensor: Samsung Galaxy S8 will have a superior touch finger sensor at the home button. This features in very important when unlocking the phone and during the logging in to mobile banking and other websites and as well as the Samsung pay option
Force touch screen: Samsung may incorporate this great feature, similar to 3D touch. With this feature the handset display different options in accordance the amount of finger pressure applied. This feature has been present in some iPhone like the 6S and has attracted many users. The announcement of Samsung to incorporate this feature within a year is a clear indication that Galaxy S8 will have it.
Swift Wired charge 4.0 and wireless charge: will provide a quick charging feature; for the wired charger will take 30 minutes to fully charge the battery and the wireless can super charge the handset up to 80% within a short period of 15 minutes. This is an amazing feature for the galaxy users.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Concept Image
4k recording: an ultra high resolution, which displays up to 8 million pixels and the resolution never, goes below 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4000mAh battery capacity: it’s a powerful battery that can fully support the flagship for 2 days; a battery that cannot be removed might be used in this flagship.
Internal memory capacity: The Galaxy S8 will come with 32,64,128 and 256GB memory options and a slot for the SD card will be present for the memory upgrade, all at different prices ranging between $800 to $ 1200 roughly. The S8 will make use of UFS memory to give the adequate speed for reading and writing of up to 500MBPS.
It will make use of Type C USB port, which allows the transmission of data to be faster.
The handset will be available in the market in four different colours which are: – Green, Black, Gold and White.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 will have a 3.2 GHz processor making the phone very fast. The display screen will be 5.3 inches with a screen resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels.
It will have a front and a back camera with 8.1 Megapixels and 28 Megapixels respectively. The camera will be made with facial recognition ability, easy geo classification and with an auto laser focus.
The Galaxy S8 will use android operating system which will be compatible with the latest HTML and Bluetooth 5.0. Despite the combination of the above great features the Galaxy S8 will not be waterproof.
Rumors about upcoming Galaxy S8
A lot of rumors are said about the Samsung S8, we can never be 100% sure about it, all what we are left with is to just wait and see what comes true.
Foldable Concept: though Samsung had announced that they will be releasing a foldable phone in the year 2017, there are already rumors that the S8 model will come with a foldable design; its being speculated that the S8 phone will have two joined displays that can be folded at the middle
Price; according to what was said early the Galaxy S8 was expected to be in the market at a cost of $1000, but according to the present rumors this might not be so, and S8 might cost $900.
Just like most phones, the Samsung S8 will come with a set of few accessories which include:-
A charger, Headphones, External battery and an outer casing for phone protection. There will be option for paid accessories like Wireless Charger, Smart-Watch and Smart-Remote. If you purchase highest version then may get all of that for FREE.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Price for Different Countries
The prices for different countries has a minor variation with the cheapest price being $807 and highest being $904. Below are prices for different countries (all the amount in USD).
Country Amount ($)
- United States 900
- England (UK) 874.31
- Canada 886.26
- Japan 904.42
- South Africa 869.72
- Spain 874.28
- France 874.25
- Brazil 807.46
- India 873.44
- Australia 876.61
- Singapore 869.74
- Philippines 872.32
- Austria 874.25
Above are just assumption, actual price may be bit high or low. So, if you want the touch of latest technology then you must go for Galaxy S8 Edge from Samsung. It might be costly but it worth the money you spend as you will get lot many features that will make your day-today life more easier and flexible too.