Samsung is going to match Apple Inc.'s planned hefty price increases which will make both the Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 smartphones to retail for more than $1,000, SamMobile reported.
Citing a database leak, SamMobile revealed that the Galaxy S8 (SM-G950) and Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955) will be launched with price tags starting at $950 and $1,050 (after currency conversion), respectively.
Thus, the 2017 models of the popular Samsung smartphones will carry a circa $100 premium over their predecessors Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
South Korean electronics giant Samsung may unveil its upcoming Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge smartphones as soon as March 29, according to tech writer and reliable leaker Evan Blass.
Blass, who is known for leaking upcoming products under his Twitter handle @evleaks, also leaked the features of the Korean smartphone maker's two new flagship handsets.
Findings of Samsung's investigation into what caused some of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire will be disclosed a day before the announcement of its fourth quarter result, the South Korean electronics giant announced on Friday.
Samsung executives and independent experts who conducted the investigation into the Galaxy Note 7 fire incidents will share their findings in a press conference on January 23 in Seoul. It will be available globally through a live-stream.
South Korean electronics giant Samsung's investigation into what caused many Galaxy Note 7s to explode and catch fire has indicated that the battery was the main culprit, according to emerging media reports.
Citing an anonymous person familiar with the matter, several media outlets also reported that Samsung will likely officially announce the results of its investigation on January 23rd, a day before announcing its fourth-quarter results.
Electronics giant Samsung recently released two different adverts showing off its new AMOLED displays, but the real star of the show is a mysterious smartphone that showed up in both adverts. The unique design of the mysterious device prompted many to predict that it might be the Galaxy S8.
Samsung hasn't yet officially announced the Galaxy S8, but the company is widely expected to introduce the eagerly-awaited smartphone sometime in spring this year.
With bigwig South Korean smartphone maker Samsung expected to officially unveil its new flagship handset - the Galaxy S8 - at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February 2017, it is being rumored that the handset will apparently boast some new, cutting-edge features.
Though Samsung will not likely divulge any details about the Galaxy S8 handset before its official unveiling, several reports and rumors making rounds about the upcoming handset have been hinting that the company has put its Galaxy Note 7 debacle behind it, and is looking ahead to its new handset.
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