Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ Launching for Prepaid Companies April 21

Samsung’s newest devices, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be hitting stores this month. While flagships tend to take a few weeks to a month to be available on prepaid, it looks like you can get Samsung’s newest Galaxy device the same day as everyone else on some carriers. According to various press releases, Samsung will be releasing the new Galaxy S8 and S8+ to AT&T (including Cricket Wireless), Sprint (including Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile), Straight Talk Wireless (via Best Buy), T-Mobile (including MetroPCS), US Cellular, and Verizon on April 21. Many of the carriers are already taking preorders for the popular device. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been making quite a splash with all of the cool features that Samsung has been teasing, including the ability to use the phone as a desktop computer via the Samsung DeX, and the exhanced VR capabilities. For those interested in using the phone as a phone, here are the specs:
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 5.8″ screen
  • Octa-core processor (2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz)
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 64 GB memory
  • 3,000 mAh battery
  • 12 MP rear camera (F 1.7)
  • 8 MP autofocus camera (F 1.7)
  • Fast charging and Wireless charging capabilities
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • GPS, Galileo, BeiDou, GLONASS connectivity
  • NFC chip
The device also comes in multiple colors: black, silver, and Orchid Grey. If you’re interested in the device, preordering is a great idea as customers who preorder can receive a free Gear VR headset with controller and Oculus content to take advantage of the device’s virtual reality abilities. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to retail for $720 although the price may increase for versions with more memory. You can check out the specs and more information on the preordering information here.]]>

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