Samsung is getting ready to troll us with The Next Galaxy (S8?)

Samsung is getting ready to troll us with The Next Galaxy (S8?)
Samsung today took to Facebook and Twitter to let us know that "something big is coming tomorrow." Using the hashtag #TheNextGalaxy alongside an image featuring the number 8, Samsung seemingly wants us to believe that it's going to unveil something about a Galaxy S8. The teaser image that the company is showing reminds us of the imagery used to tease the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge (of course, in this case, the number featured in teasers was 7, not 8).

But is Samsung really ready to spill the beans on the Galaxy S8 (which, since the S7 and S7 edge have just hit the market, is probably going to be released in about a year or so)? Well, no, it's almost certainly not ready to do that. The company is likely just trolling us - because, you see, tomorrow is April Fools' Day, a perfect occasion for Samsung to unveil a fictional new Galaxy. Still, we're curious to see what Samsung will show us.

In the past couple of years, on April Fools' Day, Samsung unveiled a smart glove with flexible display, and a Galaxy Blade edge (a smart knife with its own screen). What do you think the company is up to now? 

source: Samsung (Facebook, Twitter)



1. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1354; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Lol. Forgot tomorrow is that time of year. We should see Google pulling some of it hilarious shenanigans too!

9. sgodsell

Posts: 7369; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

So I guess all the crap and articles regarding the iPhone 7 is a troll as well. Hey, Florin can we please see less crap about the iPhone 7 then. Please, pretty please with sugar on top.

30. cheetah2k

Posts: 2256; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Samsung Trolling? Can't be any worse than the clickbaitiphonearena blogs can it? LOL

33. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

The 8 means infinite bloatware

35. engineer-1701d unregistered

its an big 8 inch phone, april fools people

43. mksldfhfk

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 01, 2016 :D

2. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

8pril Fool?

4. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Glad someone was smart enough to pick up on this.

27. AllFanboysMatter

Posts: 206; Member since: Feb 14, 2016

God knows you weren't.

3. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

Aw man the sales of the S7 are so low they'll be announcing a new S8 which comes with Android N, O, and P combined (all updates for the next 2 years already installed so people can stop complaining that Samsung Galaxies don't get updates). It'll also come with a removable SSD drive since microSD is just too small and slow, ]and a removable car battery so it'll keep your phone powered until autumn. And the Edge variant with really take that smart knife concept and incorporate a razor sharp blade on the edge. People always ask, why can't a phone make me a sammich, well worth the included gimmicky knife embedded, it can now. It'll also prevent accidental touches on the edge since it'll probably cut your finger tips off.

31. cheetah2k

Posts: 2256; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

LOL more clickbait from you sir Sales look mighty strong to me for the S7

5. DRS1977

Posts: 679; Member since: May 27, 2015

I would honestly like to see Samsung make a phone with a full front screen with no bezel at all. Kind like the Aquos Crystal, but with no bezel all around. They could use bone conduction technology for the ear piece and put the mic and other things along the side of the phone. Also when they incorporate the new under screen ultrasonic fingerprint reader, this would work great. If anyone can do this kind of phone, Samsung can.

7. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Too impatient, eh Uncle Sammy?! BTW, has anyone else un-blocked PhoneArena on AdBlock? I'm thinking about un-blocking it... But... Each PA page contain roughly 27 Ads...!!! Sheesh!!! And my slow as mule internet connection is icing on the cake... So, what do you think???

10. DanishDynamite

Posts: 47; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

I think that no one cares

12. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

19 Ads. Still no idea to unblock

21. Unordinary unregistered

Will never unblock the ads until the writing becomes less cliche and corny. My sister who is a junior in HS writes better than these guys.

32. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Why bother supporting such a bunch of apple fanatics (via ads) when apple already pays them to be bias?

44. 2.5GHz

Posts: 270; Member since: Apr 03, 2016


8. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Samsung sucks! I wish its cheap garbage products will never sell.

11. EcoCare

Posts: 444; Member since: Jul 30, 2014

Your comment is definitely April Fools.

17. gaming64

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 22, 2016

A fool making a fool out of himself in April Fools just like other fools fooling fools.

24. MSi_GS70 unregistered

it is ridiculous is it :D nobody now has no idea who actually tells the truth :DD this is awesome :)

14. ZeneticX

Posts: 63; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

someone's account got hacked lol

15. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

@Hallyu. WOW! Talk about raw envious plain old fashioned hate and destructive grudge... Now don't get me wrong, I'm not a fan of Samsung or any other brand in that matter... But their phones are the nicest looking specially the S7 Edge, the Ferrari (or Ducati) of the smartphone world... Your comment isn't even funny, mate... I find it rather sad to be honest...

38. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

Duc and Fer are garbages. Corolla and VFR all the way.

16. senseiJ

Posts: 172; Member since: May 02, 2015

and you swallow.

22. Unordinary unregistered

Walk into a wall or something

23. s.mrabet

Posts: 147; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Its cheap garbage doesnt sell ! Because they dont have cheap garbage, they sell a lot of expensive premium phones

13. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

Can I be honest? This joke sucks it's not funny at all. Try better.

18. jsobotka

Posts: 54; Member since: Aug 21, 2009

How do you know? Samsung hasn't even made the announcement/joke yet. Do you just hate Samsung, so it doesn't matter what they say or do, you are going to hate it? I apologize if you do indeed know what the announcement is for tomorrow, but if so, then please share it with us!

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