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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launching on MetroPCS, Cricket, Straight Talk, Boost

Yesterday, Samsung announced its flagship smartphones for 2017, the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The company said that Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and U.S. Cellular will offer the phones as well as prepaid brands MetroPCS, Cricket Wireless, Straight Talk, Boost and Virgin Mobile. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are available for pre-orders starting today, March 30, 2017 while launching is announced for April 21, 2017.

For a limited time, customers who pre-order latest Samsung flagships will be able to choose from two free offers:

  • free Gear VR with Controller plus Oculus Bonus Content and Samsung Rewards Experience (valued at $179.99),

  • Immersive Gear VR Experience bundle with Bluetooth headphones and 256GB memory card for $99

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Specs

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ share almost all specs besides display and battery size. Both Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature Infinity Displays with near bezel-less design and are HDR certified; S8 has 5.8-inch Quad HD+ display and a + version 6.2-inch screen. Batteries with wireless and fast charging are 3,000mAh and 3,500mAh, respectively. In addition, phones come with a Bixby, Samsung’s intelligent voice-enabled user interface, Iris and fingerprint scanner, IP68 water and dust resistance, improved Samsung’s apps as Samsung Health and Samsung Knox.

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have Octa core 64 bit 10 nm processor, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal storage and support for microSD card up to 256GB. Main camera is 12-megapixel while front one with autofocus and face detection is 8-megapixel. Phones run Android 7 Nougat. They use Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v 5.0, USB Type-C for connectivity and NFC and MST for payment.

The phones will be offered in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray and Arctic Silver.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Availability

In order to receive free Gear VR, MetroPCS customers need to complete the pre-registration form by April 20, 2017, purchase a Galaxy S8 by May 7, 2017 and upload an image file of a purchase receipt by May 21, 2017. They will receive the gift within 4-6 weeks of verification.

Boost and Virgin Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S8 will be available on April 21, while other providers are yet to reveal details on Galaxy S8’s cost and release.

Source: PrepaidMobilePhoneRevies.com

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