galaxy s8 pricing

For what it is worth, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will definitely be one of the best, if not the best phone on the market in 2017. But as a new report about the Galaxy S8 pricing emerges, it seems like the phone will cost a bit more than we previously expected.Some might call it bad timing, and some might call it differently. But just days before the Mobile World Congress, at which Samsung will show a teaser for the S8, a new price report emerges.

Some might call it bad timing, and some might call it differently. But just days before the Mobile World Congress, at which Samsung will show a teaser for the S8, a new price report emerges.

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What the reports are saying

Back to that Galaxy S8 pricing report. This one comes from Eastern European retailers, namely from Ukraine’s Hryvnia. Reported first by SamMobile, the report shows the leaked prices for the Galaxy S8. And we must say, we are a bit disappointed. The Galaxy S8 pricing indicates that Samsung will offer almost the same prices as the iPhone. In the past few years, one thing that Samsung had over Apple was a cheaper phone.The Galaxy S line devices were close to the performance of the iPhone, but they were significantly cheaper. Like, $150 to $200 cheaper. This time that won’t be the case. Both phones will have a retail price over $1,000.

The Galaxy S line devices were close to the performance of the iPhone, but they were significantly cheaper. Like, $150 to $200 cheaper. This time, that won’t be the case. Both phones will have a retail price over $1,000.The Galaxy S8 pricing will start at $950 for the standard model and $1050 for the plus model. That price is a bit more than what customers had to pay for the Galaxy S7. Some will say that considering Samsung is producing a phone with massive

The Galaxy S8 pricing will start at $950 for the standard model and $1050 for the plus model. That price is a bit more than what customers had to pay for the Galaxy S7. Some will say that considering Samsung is producing a phone with massive display, and vastly improved performances, the price is justified.

Comparison to Galaxy S7 Edge

As mentioned previously, the price is significantly higher than what users had to pay for the Galaxy S7 model a year ago. When the S7 Edge was released, arguably the best model, the price was set at $799. And the premium model cost around $900, which is still $100 to $150 less than the base model of the Galaxy S8.Considering everything, it might be a good time to look at the S7 Edge. Those that do not own the S7 Edge might look to buy it now since the price has dropped to $600 for a SIM-free version at Amazon.

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Considering everything, it might be a good time to look at the S7 Edge. Those that do not own the S7 Edge might look to buy it now since the price has dropped to $600 for a SIM-free version at Amazon.

Galaxy S8 Color options

In addition to Galaxy S8 pricing, the report from Ukraine also shows what we can expect color-wise. Just to note, Samsung always offers more color options after the first few months. When Samsung released the S8, the phone will be available in black, gold, and orchid gray. But we fully expect Samsung to offer exclusive colors for the S8. As a reminder, Samsung offered the S6 in Blue Topaz as an exclusive color, and the S6 Edge in Emerald Green. For the S7, Samsung offered the standard model in black, white, gold, and pink gold. But the exclusive colors came with the S7 Edge, offered in Black Pearl and Coral Blue.