Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Price and Release Date

Ladies and gentleman! Samsung announced the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. If you have been excited about these smartphones, there are merely a few days left until you have to hold your horses. Samsung has revealed both the smartphones at its unpacked event in London and New York. The phones come at as a pure beauty. Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will hit the shelves in a month. Samsung will start shipping the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 units starting from April 21.

Samsung Galaxy S8 offers an infinity display. It’s very hard to identify where the display of this phone ends and from where the frame starts. Samsung has increased the screen size keeping the body compact. Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8 inch WQHD display and the S8 Plus has a 6.2-inch WQHD display. Samsung hasn’t ditched the headphone jack yet. The home-button of this phone is beneath the infinity display. Samsung has said goodbye to the hard capacitive keys. The phone now has soft keys below the display carrying slightly less space. Galaxy S8 has a 12-MP shooter at its back and an 8 MP shooter on the front. S8 has 3000 mAh battery and the S8 Plus has 3500 mAh battery. Both the smartphones are powered up either by Snapdragon 835 CPU or the Exynos 8895 CPU alongside a RAM of 4 GB. Internal storage begins at 64 GB with microSD card slot supporting up to 256 GB. Both phones run on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

Samsung has added brand new AKG headphones in the box. The headphones are supposed to give you a unique listening experience. The box also contains Samsung’s quick charger, Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus booklet. Major carriers like At&t and T-Mobile are all set to start the pre-orders of the Galaxy S8 from March 30. Other carriers like Verizon, Sprint, US Cellular are also expected to carry the footsteps of these carriers.

As far as the price of the Galaxy S8 is concerned, it should cost an amount of $750-$780 and the S8 Plus should cost around $850-$880. We, in no way, are expecting Samsung to hike the prices of its smartphones over 1K bucks. The Galaxy S8 will be available with various offers through the carriers operating in different countries. The information regarding the availability of the S8 through T-Mobile and At&t is already out. Here’s what we know so far about them.

Galaxy S8 will cost $750, Galaxy S8 Plus will cost $850. Preorders start March 30 at 12:01AM ET and shipping starts on April 21, 2017

Verizon Galaxy S8

  • Galaxy S8 Price: $720
    Monthly installments: $30/month for 24 months.
  • Preorders: March 30
  • Available/Shipping: April 21, 2017.

Perks for preorder customers: Free Gear VR with Controller and Oculus content pack. Option to choose $99 Experience Box with Gear VR and Controller, Harman Kardon Headphones and 256 GB microSD card will be given to the users as well.

Trade options:

Sign up for Verzion Unlimited and trade your phone to get the Galaxy S8, pay $15/month for next 24 months.

  • Apple iPhone 6
  • Apple iPhone 6 Plus
  • Apple iPhone 6S
  • Apple iPhone 6S Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Google Pixel
  • Google Pixel XL
  • LG G5
  • LG V20
  • HTC 10
  • Moto Z Droid
  • Moto Z Force

Sign up for Verzion Unlimited and trade your phone to get the Galaxy S8, pay $20/month for next 24 months.

  • Apple iPhone SE
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Galaxy S5
  • LG G4
  • LG v10
  • HTC M9
  • Motorola Turbo 2
  • Motorola Z Play

Verizon Galaxy S8 Plus

  • Galaxy S8 Plus Price: $840
  • Monthly installments: $35/month for 24 months.
  • Preorders: March 30
  • Available/Shipping: April 21, 2017

Sign up for Verzion Unlimited and trade your phone to get the Galaxy S8 Plus, pay $15/month for next 24 months.

  • Apple iPhone 7 Plus
  • Google Pixel XL
  • Moto Z Force
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Sign up for Verzion Unlimited and trade your phone to get the Galaxy S8 Plus, pay $20/month for next 24 months.

  • Apple iPhone 6
  • Apple iPhone 6 Plus
  • Apple iPhone 6S
  • Apple iPhone 6S Plus
  • Apple iPhone 7
  • Google Pixel
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • LG G5
  • LG V20
  • HTC 10
  • Moto Z Droid

At&T Galaxy S8

  • Preorders start: March 30.
  • Shipping expected: April 21, 2017
  • Galaxy S8 Price: $750
  • At&t Next: $25/month for 30 months.
  • At&t Next Every Year: $31.25/month for 24 months.

At&t Galaxy S8 Plus

  • Preorders start: March 30.
  • Shipping expected: April 21, 2017.
  • Galaxy S8 Plus Price: $850
  • At&t Next: $28.34/month for 30 months.
  • At&t Next Every Year: $35.42/month for 24 months.

Trade options:

  • Preorder customers will get the following perks.
  • $750 credits leading to another Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.
  • Samsung Gear S3 for $49 with a 2 year service agreement.
  • Galaxy Tab E or a Gear S2 for only .99 cents upon a 2 year service agreement.

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus

  • Galaxy S8 Price: $750.
  • Installment plan: $30 down payment – $30/month for 24 months.
  • Jump! On Demand: No down payment – $33/month for 24 months.

 

  • Jump! On Demand: same as above.
  • Installment plan: $130 down payment – $30/month for 24 months.
  • Galaxy S8 Plus Price: $850

 

  • Preorders start: March 30, 2017
  • Shipping Date: April 21, 2017.
  • T-Mobile @Work customers to get free DeX dock with the pre-order.
  • Preorder customers to get free Gear VR with Controller and Oculus game pack.

Best Buy

Save up to $100 if you get a Galaxy S8/S8 Plus from the Best Buy (retailer) and ditch the carrier or any other retailer. Best Buy will open the preoreders at 12:01AM ET on March 30th alongside all other retailers and carriers. You can also reserve a phone for yourself from your nearby Best Buy store on Thursday morning

 

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