Published On: Thu, Mar 30th, 2017

Unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8+ Arrive on May 9 – Pricing Details Also Revealed

Not a fan of carrier-locked phones? Samsung’s latest Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will be accessible unbarred from Best Buy, as a inventory on a site confirmed. Preorders for a unbarred Galaxy S8 start May 9, over a month after a carrier-locked phones go on pre-order.

Best Buy is offered a unbarred Galaxy S8 and S8+ on May 9

While unbarred Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 corner weren’t expelled until June, Samsung is doing all a small differently this year. Going an additional mile to win discontented Note7 business and presumably win unhappy iPhone 7 users too, Samsung is charity unbarred Galaxy S8 and S8+ scarcely dual months before they were customarily expelled in a past few years.

Now comes a large doubt – how a freaking most will it cost we to buy an unbarred Galaxy S8? Best Buy is to a rescue again! The consumer wiring tradesman has common a pricing of both a Galaxy S8 and S8+.

  • Unlocked Galaxy S8 – $724.99
  • Unlocked Galaxy S8+ – $824.99

This pricing will save we a plain $25 when compared to conduit sealed versions.

Many users cite going a unbarred track to save money, and some-more importantly, to be giveaway of conduit locks. No bloatware, full control of your device, and no conduit branding – sounds like a good deal, right? However, Samsung is not a association that has been good with program and confidence updates. For example, final year’s unbarred flagship smartphones are nonetheless to accept Android 7.0 Nougat, with their conduit siblings carrying perceived it over a month ago.

Samsung has now betrothed to do improved and has also common that it will be releasing confidence updates “on a monthly basis”, instead of a quarterly routine. If a association does follow this newly betrothed slight and gets a act together in a program department, a unbarred Galaxy S8 isn’t a bad understanding in any way.

Still, not interested? Head over to this post for some-more sum on availability, pricing and pre-orders of carrier-locked variants.


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