Samsung Galaxy S8 will go on sale in South Africa in May

Friday 31 March 2017 | 09:09 CET | News
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will launch in South Africa on 05 May, said the head of mobile at Samsung South Africa, Craige Fleischer. Fleischer said the recommended retail price of the Galaxy S8 will be ZAR 15,499, while the Galaxy S8+ will go for ZAR 17,499, MyBroadband reported. The main reason for the prices being higher than the Galaxy S7 in 2016 is the improved hardware, said Fleischer.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN South Africa / Samsung / Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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