Galaxy S8 will start at 6088 RMB, which is about $885. That's the price they got from sources in China, of course, so it may be valid for the local market only, and yet there is clearly a trend.That's a Benjamin up from what the previous tipster said, but let's keep in mind that prices vary widely from one country to the next, plus the guy already edited then deleted the tweet, so take these preliminary pricing schemes with a grain of salt, as usual. The third S8 pricing tip comes courtesy of a Chinese leakster account, and they claim that the
edge-to-edge screen lovers, this baby with the rumored 83% screen-to-body ratio may cost ya. On the other hand, numerous reports peg the starting price of the OLED iPhone 8 version at $1000, and even LG is reportedly not worried that the G6 will be more expensive than the G5, since "Apple and Samsung will also charge more," so the "all-screen" trend of 2017 won't come cheap.That trend is consistently punching the eventual Galaxy S8 starting price north of $800, so buckle up,
The reason for the eventual flagship price increases this year? Well, those flexible OLED displays, dual cameras and other shenanigans are apparently raising the bill of materials for our beloved brands, and they will lovingly pass the increases onto us.