So, there's no flat screen variant of the Galaxy S8. What do you think about that?

So, there's no flat screen variant of the Galaxy S8. What do you think about that?
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are out and they are as pretty as expected! Shiny and futuristic, the phones sport edge screens and minimal bezels around them. Yes, we said “phones” in plural — while for the past 3 years, going back to the Note 4 and Note Edge, Samsung has always given us the option to get an “ordinary”, flat screen model, or shell out an extra $100 for a dual-curved edge display, the option is now gone.

Unfortunately, this means that you can't go for a “cheaper” version of the new Sammy phones — prices usually start from $750 for the regular S8, while last year's Galaxy S7 had a $650 price-tag. But money aside, fact is that some people just want a flat display — be it for visual purposes, for easier screen protector fitting, for handling purposes, or any mix of those reasons. But, apparently, those people are a minority — at least that's what Samsung's decision with the S8 has us thinking.

What say you, readers? Is the lack of a flat Galaxy S8 a turn-off for you?

No flat screen Galaxy S8: yay or nay?

I'm fine with it - curved screens are awesome!
36.9%
I would've been fine with it if they didn't inflate the price
19.26%
Not cool at all - I want my screen flat, please!
43.84%

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