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Samsung Galaxy S8: Pre–orders due to start 10th April

Samsung Galaxy S8 date

Samsung’s much-anticipated Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones will be available for pre–order from 10th April, according to ‘industry sources’ from the company’s home country of South Korea.

The date comes almost two weeks after the phones are due to get their official unveiling at a special event in New York on 29th March.

Want more Samsung Galaxy S8 rumours? We've collated all the gossip in our round-up.

Other reports have suggested the phone will go on general sale on 21st April, giving the company almost a month to ensure supply meets demand and that there are no Galaxy Note 7-style manufacturing faults.

Much is riding on the Galaxy S8 and S8+, following last year’s Note 7 debacle, which saw Samsung forced to discontinue its flagship product owing to exploding batteries.

Samsung Galaxy S8 no home button

A string of leaks have given us a clear indication of what to expect from the Galaxy S8.

Among the key features we're anticipating are a curved screen and a new display–led design which dispenses with the home button.

Samsung showed a teaser video for the Galaxy S8 at Mobile World Congress, but largely left the show floor to major rivals LG and Huawei, as well as the returning Nokia and BlackBerry.


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