We are just a few weeks away from Samsung’s next big release and up until now we have known quite a few major aspects of the latest flagship. The South Korean tech company has already confirmed that will unpack the new Galaxy S8 series on March 29 in New York. Now a new report has been cited on the availability of the smartphones.
According to a report from BGR, the pre-orders of the new Galaxy S8 series will be shipped on April 28 in Canada. The information was confirmed by senior supply chain source with ‘knowledge of one Canadian cell carrier’s plans’. The source also ‘strongly’ suggested that the Galaxy will hit the shelves in the US market on the same day.
If the report turns out to be true, then Samsung will, in all likelihood, release the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones in several other countries as well on April 28. As the company shipped its previous flagship Galaxy S7 series in 60 countries around the globe, including Canada and US on the same day back in 2016.
Samsung didn’t reveal its new flagship at the biggest mobile trade show MWC, instead the company slated the launch a month later. After the Galaxy Note 7 flaming debacle, the company seems to be more cautious with its next lineup of smartphones. The Galaxy Note 7 did have a major effect on the company reputation and its revenue.
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are expected to feature nearly bezel-less design with no home button on the front and an 18:9 aspect ratio like the LG G6, curved infinity display, Snapdragon 835 SoC, and the company’s new voice assistant, codenamed Bixby. The smartphones are also tipped to carry the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7’s iris scanner. The upcoming Galaxy S8 and S8+ are also likely to feature splash-resistant designs like the predecessor.