According to the latest news, Samsung may restrict themselves to only Galaxy S8 variants release in 2017. The Galaxy Note 7 fiasco hit Samsung with the loss of billion and billion dollars. However, now Samsung is trying to rebuild the trust among the customers and as mentioned above that it will be the only smartphone in 2017 that Samsung will release. Hence, we can expect that it will be packed with incredible features and specifications. However, the masses of New Zealand are more concern about Samsung Galaxy S8 release date in New Zealand.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date In New Zealand
The awaited Samsung Galaxy S8 is going to be announced on 26th of February 2017, ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) event which will be held from 27th of February to 2nd of March. Both the events will take place at the same venue in mobiles world capital Barcelona, Spain. The next generation smartphone will be available in the market from March.
Samsung will be the highlight of MWC event. Samsung traditionally launches their Galaxy S-series variants during the MWC event. They released the predecessor Galaxy S7 during this event.
Earlier rumor was suggesting that Samsung may launch sooner than the expectations of the people, but it is still earlier because Samsung usually launches their Galaxy S-series handsets in the month of March and April. It is happening for the very first time that Samsung will launch in the month of February. Let’s look at the history of release dates.
(Update 1: 17 February 2017) The release date of the upcoming flagship Galaxy S8 is 21st of April 2017 now.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date History
|Galaxy Version||Release Date|
|Samsung Galaxy S7 March 11||March 11, 2016|
|Samsung Galaxy S6 April 20||April 20, 2015|
|Samsung Galaxy S5 April 11||April 11, 2014|
|Samsung Galaxy S4 April 27||S4 April 27, 2013|
|Samsung Galaxy S3 May 29||May 29, 2012|
|Samsung Galaxy S2 May 2||May 2, 2011|
|Samsung Galaxy S June 4||June 4, 2010|