More sources tip $800+ Galaxy S8 price, colors may include Black, Gold, and Orchid Gray

When a leakster tweeted that the Galaxy S8 price will start at $849, we collectively gasped, but since it wasn't clear at the time if that's for the smaller or the eventual larger model, it kind of flew over our heads. Then this past Friday came a posting from an Ukrainian e-tailer database that allegedly tips the prices and colors of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, and those translated to $950 and $1050 after currency conversion, as you can see in the table screenshot below...
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7. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3108; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

With that price it should make my coffee and do the laundry otherwise not worth it.

8. FlySheikh

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 02, 2015

LOL..

9. FlySheikh

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 02, 2015

Pretty pricey.. Might consider the Note 8 instead.

10. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1822; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

You gotta pay if you wanna play...

11. scarface21173

Posts: 696; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Day 1 purchace is always expensive. Wait a few month and the device is half the price.

27. tedkord

Posts: 17364; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Almost a year later and the S7 is the same price on Verizon's website that it was at launch.

43. scarface21173

Posts: 696; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Thats terrible i bought a s7 edge on contract at xmas wth a free wireless waterproof speaker thown in worth a £100 all for £400

44. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1061; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

the prices for Galaxies and iPhones remain the same on Carrier sites until the replacement comes out, then then drop by $100. But If you're willing to shell out the FRP you can get them cheaper elsewhere

49. scarface21173

Posts: 696; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Theres always good deals on samsung phones in the uk.

50. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1061; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

The US carriers do offer deals here and there but it depends on the deals. The phone is still valued at original cost but they discount them through promos or throw in the free VR or SD card

16. cheetah2k

Posts: 2256; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Samsung better cut the price after their FUBAR with the Note 7. Who's gonna buy a Sammy after that screw up when the price is higher? I see a poor earnings forecast coming for 2H 2017

28. tedkord

Posts: 17364; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

And when that doesn't happen, like it doesn't this past quarter, you'll claim it for the next one.

18. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

The S8 will start at $100 more tham the S6/7 did. Unless Samsung plans to include fancy wireless headphones or wireless charger in the box. I saw $749 and 849 for the 2 models. They both shoukd have 64GB onboard, nof the base model still being 32GB. Cant wait to see them. The wife says the Edge is too small after leaving the Note 7. Am sure. The S8 will be a nice device. I am betting the S9 will use a similar design with a radical change for the SX/10. Samsung is doing a good job. The S8 is gonna break records foe Samsung.

42. sissy246

Posts: 7120; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

"I saw $749 and 849 for the 2 models" I think it will even be a little less. Every one said the s7 and s7 edge were going to be a lot higher then they were.

45. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1061; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Here's to hoping you're right

24. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

The Ukraine has a VAT tax rate of 20% on the cost that Americans dont have. So that Makes the S8 $760-ish and the S8+ $840-ish for the base models properly converted to USD and without VAT. Please, when making a currency conversion, keep things like VAT in mind.

29. tedkord

Posts: 17364; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

That wouldn't be as sensationalist a headline.

36. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

modern journalism. sensationalism over research and accuracy.

30. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Omg I wouldn't pay even half of that price for a Samsung phone ever....lol What a joke..

51. sissy246

Posts: 7120; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Your the joke

52. sissy246

Posts: 7120; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Edit You're

37. hado86

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

The note 7 fustercluck tax.

38. hado86

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

And marketing to distance itself from it too. I'll take one

54. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Hmmmm? Thought Samsung wasn't raising prices. Now all these reports and keep showing that finger print scanner in a odd location. Hope they don't messed up the Note 8. I normally use a S launch as a measure of what the Note line will bring. I said they wouldn't screw with their loyal base but I could be wrong.
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