Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ to come in three colors, Pricing details also leaked

Thanks to the veteran leaker @evleaks once again, this time we have more press shots of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus with possible color options. The closer look of these shots takes you to three color option for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus – Black Sky, Orchid Grey and Arctic Silver colors. We don’t have the look for the back side, and all three of these colors feature the same black front face. These press shots also show a metal frame and button placements.

Evan Blass goes further and revealed European pricing details for both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ along with the DeX desktop dock (the Galaxy S8 will also reportedly feature a PC mode when placed in a dock), the new Gear VR with motion controller and a new Gear 360 camera. According to him:

  • The Galaxy S8 will cost €799 (approx. US$ 860 / Rs. 56,300)
  • The Galaxy S8+ will start at €899 (approx. US$ 970 / Rs. 63,300)
  • New GearVR at €130 (approx. US$ 140 / Rs. 9,000)
  • New  Gear360 at €229 (approx. US$ 250 / Rs. 16,200)
  • The DeX desktop dock (could be continuum competitor) will cost €150 (approx. US$ 160 / Rs. 10,600)
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus expected specifications
  • Display: 5.7-inch/5.8-inch (Galaxy S8), 6.2-inch (Galaxy S8 Plus), dual curved Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, 2560 x 1440 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 8895/Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Memory & Storage: 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB UFS 2.1 internal storage, microSD card slot (up to 256GB)
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • SIM: Single SIM, dual-SIM
  • Rear Camera: 12-megapixel dual pixel rear camera
  • Front Camera: 8-megapixel
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, Samsung Pay, USB 3.0 Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Sensors: Fingerprint Sensor, Iris scanner, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Gyro, Hall Sensor, Proximity, Samsung KNOX, and Samsung Pass
  • Durability: IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • Battery: 3,250mAh (Galaxy S8) and 3,750mAh (Galaxy S8 Plus) with Fast Charging, Wireless Charging

Samsung is all set to introduce the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in a event in New York on March 29, 2017 that will take place at 11:00 a.m. EDT (9:30 PM IST) on the day. Both the phones are expected to go on sale on April 28. Check out our rumour round-up for more details about the upcoming Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.

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